04 Dec 2018
(Communist and Post-Communist Studies) Abstract: What effects does a revolution have on the stability or change of a hybrid regime? Has the Ukraine's regime changed since the 2014 revolution? To answer these questions I examine the changes in formal and informal institutions and the quantitative ...
Hale: The Russian bridge to Crimea is very provocative; it normalizes the idea that Crimea is part of Russia
03 Dec 2018
(CBC) For U.S. President Donald Trump, who is reportedly in a dark mood over the advancing Mueller investigation and fresh off a slew of Republican congressional losses in the midterm elections, a naval standoff between Russia and Ukraine comes at a particularly fraught moment in his presidency....
03 Dec 2018
Georgi Derluguian's Keynote address, "The Armenian Anomaly," is now available online. Derluguian gave the presentation at the PONARS Eurasia workshop, "Building States and Nations in Turbulent Contexts," held in Yerevan on November 8-9, 2018, in partnership with Yerevan State University and Russian...
Believing Facts in the Fog of War: Identity, Media and Hot Cognition in Ukraine’s 2014 Odesa Tragedy
30 Nov 2018
(Geopolitics) (Co-authored with Oxana Shevel and Olga Onuch) Abstract: How do people form beliefs about the factual content of major events when established geopolitical orders are violently challenged? Here, we address the tragic events of 2 May 2014, in Odesa, Ukraine. There, Euromaidan protest...
Olexiy Haran Petro Burkovsky
29 Nov 2018
(PONARS Policy Memo) Next year, amid an ongoing conflict with Russia, sluggish economic recovery, and the rise of populism, Ukrainians will elect a new president (in March) and a new parliament (in October). Although the Ukrainian public is fragmented in its support of the six or seven frontrunners...
29 Nov 2018
(Monkey Cage) (By Keith Darden and Lucan Way) On Monday, the Ukrainian government imposed martial law in 10 of its 25 provinces — the first time the country’s government took this step since Ukraine became independent in 1991. The declaration of martial law was in response to Russia’s attack on,...
28 Nov 2018
(PONARS Policy Memo) What can truck drivers teach us about protest in Russia’s political system? Truck drivers throughout Russia suddenly joined together in dramatic mobilizations at the end of 2015. While those protests have largely dissipated, this case sheds light on two questions: how can...
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