Latest Analysis, Statements and Positions on Crisis

News | March 24, 2014

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

Key Developments


Government Statements

Statement from Russian Federal Drug Control Service on sanctions levied against Viktor Ivanov (in Russian)



Michael D. Shear, Alison Smale and David M. Herszenhorn, “Obama, in Europe, Says Allies ‘United’ on Ukraine,” The New York Times, March 24, 2014

Boriana Milanova and Victoria Butenko, “Ukraine orders Crimea troops withdrawal as Russia seizes naval base,” CNN, March 24, 2014

Lidia Kelly, “Russia politician proposes new division of Ukraine,” Reuters, March 24, 2014

Crimea may get special economic zone status – Medvedev,” The Voice of Russia, March 24, 2014

Andra Timu, Henry Meyer and Olga Tanas, “Russia Facing Recession as Sanctions Likely to Intensify,” Bloomberg, March 24, 2014

Ted Galen Carpenter, “Are the Baltic States Next?,” The National Interest, March 24, 2014

G7 leaders discuss Crimea crisis at The Hague,” EuroNews, March 24, 2014

Michael A. McFaul, “Confronting Putin’s Russia,” The New York Times, March 23, 2014

Matthew Rosenberg, “Breaking with the West, Afghan Leader Supports Russia’s Annexation of Crimea,” The New York Times, March 23, 2014

J. Dana Stuster, “Ukrainian Foreign Minister Says Chances of War Are ‘Growing,’” Foreign Policy, March 23, 2014

Scott Wilson, “Obama’s aim to shift U.S. foreign policy runs up against an old Cold War rival,” The Washington Post, March 23, 2014

Kathrin Hille, “Visa and MasterCard restart payments for Russian banks,” The Financial Times, March 23, 2014

James S. Robbins, “Would America Go to War with Russia?,” The National Interest, March 22, 2014

Sanctions destroy anti-trafficking cooperation with US-Russian drug agency,” RT, March 21, 2014