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Is There a Chance for Constructive Cooperation in the CIS?

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Developments after the August 2008 Russia-Georgia war have signaled increasing dynamism and complexity in the post-Soviet space. On August 7-8, the short period of relative calm that existed after the color revolutions ended overnight, and the region again emerged at the forefront of world politics. Meanwhile, both the disposition of actors in the post-Soviet space and Western approaches to the region began to change, influencing relations within the Russia-Europe-United States triangle and beyond. [...]

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Senior Research Fellow
Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Moscow