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Policy Memo # 644
Sergiy Kudelia 03 Apr 2020
(PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo) The sweeping victory of President Volodymyr Zelensky, who ran on the promise of peace, heightened public expectations about a swift end to the armed conflict in Donbas. In early 2020, conflict resolution in eastern Ukraine remains the top issue for 64 percent of Ukrainians and is, by far, more important than any changes in social or economic spheres.[1] The public view of Zelensky’s ability to achieve progress on this...
Policy Memo # 643
Elizabeth Wishnick 01 Apr 2020
(PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo) In the United States, President Donald Trump claims to be a wartime president, while denying any responsibility as the country proved unprepared to confront its most serious health emergency in more than a century. American voters will soon have a chance to weigh in on his leadership. In China and Russia, however, we see authoritarian strongmen with an indefinite hold on power taking cover from bad news of the pandemic’s...