Andrey Makarychev
(Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs) (Co-authored with Alexandra Yatsyk) This article discusses how the discursively and culturally constructed “Russian world” intersects and communicates with the “Turkic world” as an adjacent—and in some respects alternative—civilisational construct. The object of...
Edward Holland
(PONARS Policy Memo) On October 3, 2017, Vladimir Vasiliev was appointed acting head of the republic of Dagestan. Vasiliev replaced the outgoing leader, Ramazan Abdulatipov, who had guided the region for just over four years and cited age as the key factor in his departure. In fact, Abdulatipov was...
Arkady Moshes
(FIIA) While speculation about whether Russia may repeat the Crimean scenario in Belarus should not be totally dismissed, exaggerated alarmism would not be appropriate either. Rather, Moscow’s policy is aimed at making sure that Belarus and its leadership remain critically dependent on Russia. Read...
Scott Radnitz Scott Radnitz
(PONARS Policy Memo) For much of Vladimir Putin’s presidency, and especially since the 2011-12 Bolotnaya demonstrations, the Kremlin has claimed that Russia is threatened by internal enemies. Various actors have been singled out, including opposition activists, journalists, NGO representatives, and...
Mark Kramer Mark Kramer
(PONARS Policy Memo) Over the past twenty years, observers such as Stephen F. Cohen have argued that relations between the United States and Russia have been plunged into a “new Cold War,” which Cohen attributes to the failure of U.S. policymakers to take account of Russian security interests....
Sean Roberts
(CNN) Every day, US-based Uyghur journalist Gulchehra Hoja tries to call her family in the Chinese region of Xinjiang. Sometimes she tries up to 20 different numbers, just hoping that someone will pick up. "I know they won't pick up the phone, but I try ... nobody picks up," she told CNN in an...
Andrey Makarychev
(Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe) This special issue seeks to explore the perspectives of applying the different modalities of biopolitical analysis to four country-based case studies at Europe’s eastern margins. The ambition of this collection is to examine issues pertaining to...

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