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PONARS Eurasia 15 Sep 2020
(PONARS Eurasia Podcast) In this week's episode, Maria Lipman chats with Natalya Chernyshova (University of Winchester) and Nikolay Petrov (Chatham House) about the ongoing protests in Belarus and their implications for the regime. [[{"fid":"9398","view_mode":"media_original","fields":{"format":"media_original","alignment":"","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":false,"...
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David Szakonyi 25 Aug 2020
(Cambridge University Press) Businesspeople run for and win elected office around the world, with roughly one-third of members of parliament and numerous heads of states coming directly from the private sector. Yet we know little about why these politicians choose to leave the private sector and what they actually do while in government. In Politics for Profit, David Szakonyi brings to bear...
PONARS Eurasia 17 Aug 2020
In this PONARS Eurasia Podcast, Maria Lipman chats with Denis Volkov (Levada Center) to learn more about public perceptions around current events in Khabarovsk, the "reset" of Putin's term limit, and the government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen Here (Blubrry) Transcript Maria: Hello everyone, this is Maria Lipman and our PONARS Eurasia Podcast featuring a series of discussions...
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(China's Resource Risks) The Power of Siberia pipeline is finally shipping Russian gas to China as of December 2019, after nearly thirty years of discussion. Despite this dilatory timeline, plans for a second Russia-China pipeline, to be completed by 2030, are coalescing. The new project, Power of Siberia 2, would channel up to 50 billion cubic meters of gas from the Yamal Peninsula in the...
PONARS Eurasia 15 Sep 2020
How Has COVID-19 Impacted Regime Legitimacy in Eurasia? Friday, September 18 10:00 - 11:30 am US Eastern Time "The Impact of COVID-19 on Popular Attitudes in Central Asia" Pauline Jones (University of Michigan) "Russia's Response to COVID-19: What Russians Expect, What They Get, and What They Think About it" Sarah Wilson Sokhey (University of Colorado, Boulder) "The Fear Factor: How COVID-...
Samuel Charap 15 Sep 2020
(Marshall Center) Executive Summary: There is a mismatch between the Western concept of deterrence and the Russian concept of sderzhivanie, and particularly strategic sderzhivanie. Strategic sderzhivanie encompasses the Western concepts of coercive statecraft, deterrence, compellence, and intra-war deterrence. It is a multi-domain, cross-cutting effort to shape the strategic environment to serve...
Maria Snegovaya 15 Sep 2020
(Monkey Cage) Russians don’t like military adventures in bad economic times, my research finds. Yesterday, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko met with Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi to discuss closer integration. The ongoing political unrest in Belarus — a small country that is politically close to Russia and borders it on its west — has led some...
Pavel Baev 15 Sep 2020
(Eurasia Daily Monitor) Five weeks of peaceful mass protests in Belarus after the falsified elections on August 9, have profoundly changed this formerly rather stable and conservative country, impressed its European neighbors, and set a sharp challenge for Russia, which is tied to this partner in a peculiar “Union State” arrangement undergirded by strong historical, cultural and economic...

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