Policy Memos by Pavel Baev

Pavel Baev 10-26-2012

Одним из самых поразительных и сбивающих с толку свойств, характерных для волны протестов, охвативших Москву после сфальсифицированных парламентских выборов декабря прошлого года, является отсутствие...

Pavel Baev 10-22-2012

One striking and puzzling feature of the wave of protests that has risen in Moscow since the fraudulent parliamentary elections last December is the absence of a group of leaders united by common goals and...

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Pavel Baev 07-23-2012

The spectacular explosion of revolutionary energy across the greater Middle East in the first weeks of 2011 reconfigured many international endeavors, including the Israeli-Palestinian pseudo-peace...

Pavel Baev 07-23-2012

The angry and hopeless demonstrations in the streets of Tehran last June did not resemble the enthusiastic “happenings” on Kyiv’s ...

Pavel Baev 07-23-2012

Two terrorist attacks have shaken Russia in the past year: the bombing of the Nevsky Express train en route to St. Petersburg in November 2009 and the double suicide explosion in the Moscow metro in...

Pavel Baev 07-23-2012

In strictly geographic terms, Iran is not Russia’s immediate neighbor: Azerbaijan on the western side of the Caspian Sea, and Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan on the eastern side form wide buffer zones. In...

Pavel Baev 07-23-2012

The dust of the five-day August war between Russia and Georgia was partly settled by the end of the year – and was partly blown away by the hurricane winds of the global economic crisis. The picture...

Pavel Baev 07-23-2012

Two years after the sensational expedition that planted the Russian flag on the North Pole, and a year after the peak in world oil prices, international attention to Arctic geopolitics has visibly...

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Pavel Baev 07-23-2012

The profound economic disaster that began unfolding in the summer of 2008 has inevitably distorted the energy-related political perspectives developed in the United States, the European Union, and...

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Pavel Baev 07-23-2012

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev insists that the somewhat softer style of his foreign and security policy makes no difference in their substance. Key policy guidelines continue to support the goals...

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Research Professor
Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)