Policy Memos

Russia's Policy in the Former Soviet Union and the New Challenges to the United States Eurasia Policy

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With Vladimir Putin’s presidential inauguration in May 2000, Russian policy toward the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union began to change. By the end of 2001 these changes have become significant enough to require that the United States and NATO rethink their current policies in the region. [...]

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Senior Fellow
Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non‑Proliferation