Policy Memos by Debra Javeline

Debra Javeline 11-30-2017

(PONARS Policy Memo) Most reports on Russian civil society focus on government efforts to restrict Western funding to Russian nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with legislation on foreign agents and undesirable...

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Debra Javeline 09-16-2014

Первого сентября 2004 года Россия пережила самый страшный в своей новейшей истории террористический акт: в школе № 1 североосетинского Беслана были взяты в заложники почти 1 200 человек. 53 часа в жажде, голоде, страхе, в душной жаре ожидали люди ужасной концовки:...

Debra Javeline 08-06-2014

On September 1, 2004, Russia experienced its most appalling act of terrorism in recent history: the taking of approximately 1,200 hostages at School No. 1 in Beslan, North Ossetia, where they remained for 53 hours, thirsty, hungry, frightened, and in sweltering heat...

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Debra Javeline 07-23-2012

In assessing a country’s commitment to democracy, civil society developments are a key component. An encouraged, or at least unfettered, civil society usually provides evidence of democratic...

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Associate Professor of Political Science
University of Notre Dame