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Pavel K. Baev 09-16-2014
(Eurasia Daily Monitor) The tragic battles around Donetsk and Luhansk (collectively known as the Donbas region) have taken a pause, and as civilians try to rebuild a semblance of normal life, leaders are figuring out...
Tags: Baev, Russia, Ukraine
Andrey Makarychev 09-04-2014
On the eve of the forthcoming NATO summit in Wales, some members of the Alliance are eager to raise the issue of changing—if not completely denouncing—the NATO-Russia Founding Treaty of 1997. While there...
Samuel Greene 08-28-2014
Just before Poroshenko and Putin met in Minsk today, the so-called Boisto Group (named for the Finnish island where the group’s six American and seven Russian foreign policy experts met) released a 24-point...
Arkady Moshes 08-28-2014
A meeting of senior American and Russian experts on an island of Boisto, which the Finnish Foreign Ministry helped to organize some time ago, has raised a controversy both in Finland and abroad. Some people see the...
Dmitry Gorenburg 08-27-2014
It appears that the Russian invasion of Ukraine that I have feared since March has now begun in earnest, with the opening of a new front in the vicinity of Mariupol on the shores of the Azov Sea and a major...
Andrey Makarychev 08-25-2014
The most persistent component of a variety of Russian pro-Kremlin discourses is its mimicry and imitation of the West. This was so in the 1990s and it still remains the case under the drastically changed conditions of...
Kimberly Marten 08-21-2014
(Huffington Post/Berggruen Institute) Will Western sanctions against Russia work? It's not clear what that question means, since it isn't obvious what Russia has to do to end them. It doesn't seem very...
Henry E. Hale 08-20-2014
(Carnegie Forum on Rebuilding U.S.-Russia Relations) It is not very productive to interpret the current international situation as a new Cold War or to see Russia’s Vladimir Putin as a Russian Hitler bent on...
Tags: Russia

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