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PONARS Eurasia 07 Oct 2020
(ArmInfo) Just a couple of days ago, literally, I would say that I do not see any indicators that show the possibility of a suspension of hostilities, however, now the situation has changed. Director of the Caucasus Institute Alexander Iskandaryan stated this at a press conference. In particular,  according to him, these indicators are the plane that landed in Yerevan, the...
PONARS Eurasia 07 Oct 2020
(SPLC) Hatewatch found an email address ending with a Russian domain name referenced across the source code of a network of three extreme, far-right websites that operate primarily in the U.S. Those three websites share the same Google Analytics account, one that was first used by a notorious pro-Kremlin propagandist named Charles Bausman. All three websites feature...
Pavel Baev 07 Oct 2020
(Eurasia Daily Monitor) The sharp rise of COVID-19 infections in Russia in the last couple of weeks was predictable given the relatively high “plateau” of new cases over the summer after the sharp peak in early May. Yet the escalation of the pandemic has apparently caught the authorities by surprise as the government focused on Moscow. Cases of the novel coronavirus in the Russian capital...
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PONARS Eurasia 06 Oct 2020
Authoritarian Governance and Reform in Russia Presented as a part of PONARS Eurasia Fridays, an online event series featuring expert discussions on current events in Eurasia each week. Featuring: Dinissa Duvanova (Lehigh University) Vladimir Gel'man (European University at Saint Petersburg) Gulnaz Sharafutdinova (King's College London) Judyth...
(China's Resource Risks) What is at stake in the recent Sino-Indian border clashes? Competing efforts to build roads, exploit mineral deposits, and secure water resources are an important backstory to the recent escalation of tensions between two of Asia's nuclear powers. On June 15, 2020, with the world distracted by the COVID-19 pandemic, China and India entered into a new confrontational...
Richard Arnold 05 Oct 2020
(Eurasia Daily Monitor) Due to certain superficial similarities between the ongoing post-election demonstrations in Belarus and the EuroMaidan protests in Kyiv in 2013–2014, some commentators have speculated about the possibility of “another Crimea” in Minsk. President Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Ukrainian territory six and a half years ago temporarily boosted his popularity in Russia and...
PONARS Eurasia 02 Oct 2020
(Haaretz) The producer of a documentary on Putin's critic who was poisoned in August explains why he found Navalny as great a mystery as the Russian president himself - and how he dealt with the film's director being brutally murdered. In March 2017, tens of thousands of demonstrators attended rallies and went on marches in cities across Russia. They were protesting government corruption in...
Eiki Berg 02 Oct 2020
(defactostates.ut.ee) Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) has not been recognized by any UN member state, including Armenia. There have been some rumors about Uruguay’s willingness to recognize NKR’s independence as well as Tuvalu’s intentions to establish diplomatic relations. So far, however, none of these have materialized. NKR has been recognized by Abkhazia, South Ossetia and...

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