Harris Mylonas 31 Jul 2017
Nation-building may be defined as the process through which the boundaries of the modern state and those of the national community become congruent. The desired outcome is to achieve national integration (Reference Works: Concepts and Definitions). The major divide in the literature centers on the causal path that leads to national integration. Thus, nation-building has been theorized as a structural process intertwined with industrialization,...
Dmitry Gorenburg 28 Jul 2017
(War on the Rocks) The Russian Navy is keen on showy demonstrations of strength. Just in the last week, it has begun an exercise with the Chinese navy in the Baltic Sea and sent its largest warship, the Peter the Great nuclear cruiser, and the world’s largest submarine, the Dmitry Donskoi, from the Northern Fleet to the Baltic to participate in the Navy Day parade on July 30. In another act primarily significant for its symbolism, Vladimir...
Kimberly Marten 26 Jul 2017
(Washington Post) Bilateral negotiations on cyber issues may be starting soon between Russia and the United States, following President Trump’s recent meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Beyond the substantive concerns at stake, what should U.S. negotiators expect from their Russian counterparts in terms of negotiating style and tactics? Analysts from both the West and Russia have noticed some striking continuity in how Russia...
Mikhail Troitskiy 20 Jul 2017
(ABC) Political analyst and associate professor Mikhail Troitskiy discusses the significance of Donald Trump's second meeting with Vladimir Putin during a G20 summit dinner.  Listen © abc.net.au
Pavel Baev 20 Jul 2017
(EDM) Following the long-expected July 7 meeting between United States President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, the main tangible result was the ceasefire in the southwestern corner of Syria. But this “deliverable” is of little if any interest to the Russian public, particularly as Russian casualties in that conflict continue to mount (RBC, July 11). Putin has been generous with his...
PONARS Eurasia 15 Jul 2017
(The News) Ever er since Russian President Vladimir Putin first sent his troops into Crimea to annex that region for Russia in 2014, the former Soviet republic of Ukraine has been has been on the defensive trying to preserve its national territory. [...] But Olexiy Haran, professor of comparative politics at Ukraine’s Kyiv-Mohyla University and academic director of the Kiev’s Democratic Initiatives Foundation, sees the no-man’s-land standoff in...
PONARS Eurasia 15 Jul 2017
(BI) The Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. in June 2016 at Trump Tower, under the guise of offering the Trump campaign damaging information on Hillary Clinton, may have been a "dangle" aimed at enticing then-candidate Donald Trump and his associates into colluding during the campaign. [...] "Some of the remarks in the email exchanges hint at collusion in the hacking of DNC and Podesta email servers," said Mark Kramer, the program...
PONARS Eurasia 15 Jul 2017
(Wharton; Soundcloud) Erik Jones, Director of European and Eurasian Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, Rudra Sil, SAS Director of the Hunstman Program in International Studies & Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and Andrew Kuchins, Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, join host Dan Loney to discuss what the recent meeting between...

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