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On 14 September, the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church suspended its working relations with Constantinople in response to Ukraine’s expected autocephaly.

Analyses
2018-09-19
Jadwiga Rogoża
The leader of the Donetsk separatists is assassinated

On 31 August, there was a successful assassination attempt against Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the leader of the unrecognised ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’.

Analyses
2018-09-05
Tadeusz Iwański
Jan Strzelecki
Piotr Żochowski
A closely watched basin. The Russian–Ukrainian tensions in the Sea of Azov

The construction and opening in May 2018 of the Crimean Bridge has contributed to a worsening of Russian–Ukrainian relations in the Sea of Azov.

OSW Commentary
2018-08-08
Krzysztof Nieczypor

On 2 May, the Permanent Court of Arbitration passed a ruling in a case brought by a group of Ukrainian companies and one individual against the Russian Federation.

OSW Commentary
2018-06-11
Krzysztof Nieczypor
The opening of the bridge from Russia to Crimea

On 15 May, Vladimir Putin officially opened the bridge connecting Russia with the Crimean Peninsula via the Kerch Strait.

Analyses
2018-05-16
Iwona Wiśniewska
Jan Strzelecki
Ukrainian-Russian gas co-operation has been revised | Photo credit: Shutterstock

The awards by the Arbitral Tribunal have radically changed the model of Ukrainian-Russian gas relations.

OSW Commentary
2018-03-07
Szymon Kardaś
Tadeusz Iwański

On 2nd March the CEO of Gazprom CEO, Alexei Miller, announced that two gas agreements with the Ukrainian company Naftogaz would be terminated.

Analyses
2018-03-07
Szymon Kardaś
Russia is putting forward an initiative to deploy UN peacekeeping forces in Donbas

At the BRICS summit in China Vladimir Putin announced that Russia would propose a draft resolution on the deployment of UN peacekeeping forces in Donbas.

Analyses
2017-09-06
Jan Strzelecki
Wojciech Konończuk
Tadeusz Iwański

The political situation in Ukraine is determined primarily by the ongoing war, and the situation of stalemate at the front is raising the level of public impatience.

OSW Commentary
2017-04-27
Tadeusz A. Olszański

Under a decree signed by President, the Russian Federation recognised the documents issued by the governments of the ‘people’s republics’.

Analyses
2017-02-22
Wojciech Górecki

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