Crisis in Ukraine - March 12, 2014

News | March 12, 2014

EWI offers a daily situation report on Ukraine's unfolding crisis, featuring key developments and links to number of analytical pieces from foregin policy experts around the world. 

Key Developments


Government Statements

Statement of G-7 Leaders on Ukraine – March 12, 2014:

White House version

Council of Europe version


OSCE Chair says Crimean referendum is illegal in current form – March 11, 2014

OSCE – Ukraine requests continuation of visit by unarmed personnel – March 11, 2014


Analytical Pieces

Dimitri K. Simes and Paul J. Saunders, “And the Winner in Ukraine Is … China,” The National Interest, March 12, 2014

Rajan Menon, “A Ten-Point Plan for Ukraine,” The National Interest, March 12, 2014

Nikolas K. Gvosdev, “How Putin Can Use Crimea,” The National Interest, March 12, 2014

Ted Galen Carpenter, “Ukraine Should Have Kept Its Nukes,” The National Interest, March 12, 2014

Harry Kazianis, “5 Ways Russia’s Ukraine ‘Boomerang’ Could Strike Asia,” The Diplomat, March 12, 2014

Brenda Shaffer, “Pipeline Problems: Ukraine Isn’t Europe’s Biggest Energy Risk,” Foreign Affairs, March 11, 2014

Jeffrey Tayler, “Sorry, Putin Isn’t Crazy,” Foreign Policy, March 11, 2014