PONARS Eurasia
The International Studies Association gave the Religion and International Relations Book Award to Mikhail Alexseev and Sufian Zhemukhov for their book, Mass Religious Ritual and Intergroup Tolerance: The Muslim Pilgrims’ Paradox (Cambridge 2017). Ayse Zarakol received the Edited Volume, Special...
PONARS Eurasia
(FP) Normally inured to the fire and brimstone of Russian state TV, international audiences perked up their ears last month when a Sunday evening news show singled out a handful of locations in the United States that could be targets for annihilation by Russia’s new hypersonic weapons. “For now, we...
Mikhail Troitskiy
(Cambridge University Press) Troitskiy's chapter, "When is 'Enough' Enough? Uncertainty in Negotiation," in William Zartman's edited volume How Negotiations End, looks at the Gorbachev/Kohl/Baker 1990 “NATO non-enlargement” negotiations, the Minsk agreements on eastern Ukraine, and the Iran nuclear...
PONARS Eurasia
(Moscow Times) On Feb. 28, a Russian court denied bail and house arrest for U.S. citizen Michael Calvey, who was jailed two weeks earlier on alleged fraud charges. For over two decades, Calvey has been one of the country’s most respected foreign investors. Facing an outcry at home and abroad, the...
Dmitry Gorenburg Dmitry Gorenburg
To great fanfare, in May 2016, Russia hosted the third ASEAN-Russia Summit at the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Russia’s acceptance as an ASEAN dialog partner, this summit was intended to give new impetus to longstanding efforts by Russia and Southeast Asia to...
Robert Orttung
(Post-Soviet Affairs) (Co-authored with Elizabeth Nelson) Abstract: Many countries now operate state-funded international broadcasters, communicating directly with foreign publics to promote a variety of foreign policy goals. RT (formerly known as Russia Today) is currently one of the most...
Harris Mylonas Harris Mylonas
There are 193 states that are members of the United Nations, but sovereignty in some of them is contested by de facto states, anti-regime guerillas, and stateless nationalist movements. De facto states differ from anti-regime guerillas who control territory because they seek self-determination from...

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