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A new Cold War?
International Affairs Forum asked Russia specialists and commentators: "With talk of a new Cold War, and Russian President Vladimir Putin floating the possibility of aiming nuclear weapons at targets ... Read More...


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Europe Based Antimissile System: Defense We Just Don't Need (Yet)
An editorial on why a U.S. planned missle defense shield in Europe is not worth creating political turmoil with Russia By Michael E. O'Hanlon (Brookings Institute, 05/17/2007 Read More...


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Russia's Apolitical Middle
Discusses apathy of the Russian middle class. By Masha Lipman. (Washington Post, 06/04/2007) Read More...


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Death of the Russian Media
Discusses the trend of journalist deaths in the Russian media, implications within the country and externally. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 4/16/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: William C. Potter
IA-Forum Interview: William C. Potter
International Affairs Forum discusses current and future Russian political issues with William C. Potter, Director of the Center for Nonproliferation Studies and of the Center for Russian and Eurasia... Read More...


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Putin’s Middle East Visit: Russia is Back
The author explains the reasoning behind Russia’s renewed interest in the Middle East and suggests how the US can work to maintain its status as the regional power. By Ariel Cohen. (Heritage Foundat... Read More...


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We Mustn’t Forget Russia’s Truth Seeker Anna Politkovskaya
An appreciation of slain Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya and discussion of issues surrounding her death. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 2/14/2007) Read More...


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Putin: the louse that roared
The author discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin’s remarks at the recent Munich Conference on Security Policy and explains its intentions on the Russian domestic audience. By Max Boot. (Council... Read More...


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Russia's Wrong Direction: What the United States Can and Should Do
The report investigates the importance of Russian support for key U.S. strategic initiatives including combating terrorism and a nuclear Iran. The report includes recommendations on certain key issues... Read More...


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The Caucasus: Hanging Together
Article looks at how the countries of the Caucasus are using their natural endowments as a strategic bargaining tool and yet how long of a way they have to go to fully form a unified coordinated polic... Read More...


Raw Power, Bear Facts
Raw Power, Bear Facts
"Backed by oil reserves, Russia is an object lesson of how global self-assertion can quickly turn very ugly. Skilled in the arts of brazen lying, Russia plays international politics like a tin drum." ... Read More...


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Our Failure in Europe's East
What confounds both Europe and the US are the complexity of post-Soviet societies and the impotence of Western institutions. By Bruce Jackson. (Washington Post, 10/8/2006) Read More...


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The Russian State and Energy Control
Given the recent controversies over state intervention and business tactics, what does the future hold for Russian energy and its effect on Russian political relationships in Europe? (08/29/2006) Read More...


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Chechnya's Bin Laden
Rebel, politician, warlord, terrorist ... the death of Shamil Basayev is unlikely to bring peace to his Caucasian homeland. By Steven Lee Myers. (The Age, 07/12/2006) Read More...


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The face of Chechnya's insurgency
In a long and notorious career, Shamil Basayev, the elusive terrorist leader of the most vicious faction of Chechnya' separatists, had been an airplane hijacker, a hostage-taker, a guerrilla commander... Read More...


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In Chechnya, a former warlord on the rise
Speeding through the ruins of Chechnya this spring, Ramzan Kadyrov, the unpredictable warlord turned Chechen prime minister, was asked about the hunt for Shamil Basayev, the separatist and terrorist l... Read More...


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Putin's 'Sovereign Democracy'
Author defines what the Russian government really means when it describes itself as a "Sovereign Democracy." By Masha Lipman. (Washington Post, 7/15/2006) Read More...


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Russia and the G8: Better Luck Next Year
Argues that reversing Russia’s recent authoritarian tendencies should be one of the top priorities of the upcoming G8 Summit. By Strobe Talbott (Financial Times, 6/30/06). Read More...


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Ukraine will revisit gas deal with Russia
Negotiations with Russia over energy policy heat up as a new governing coalition comes together in Ukraine. (by Steven Lee Myers, New York Times, 6/22/2006) Read More...


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Russian arms sales: A rising worry
This article examines the state of the Russian arms industry; the role of ethical export practices, and whether the industry is in decline. By Oliver Bullough (Reuters, 6/21/2006) Read More...


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Russia’s NGO Law: An Attack on Freedom and Civil Society
The author describes the impact of a recently passed bill that gives the state tight control over NGOs. By Yevgeny Volk. (Heritage Foundation, 5/24/2006) Read More...


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The Russian Nuclear Arsenal
This case study examines evolution of the Russian nuclear forces since the fall of the Soviet Union in the context of adjusting the size and role of the nuclear arsenal to the requirements of the po... Read More...


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Stalinism Forever
The author describes how Russia is using Stalinist methods in its "war on terror" with Chechyans. By Anna Politkovskaya. (Washington Post, 4/1/2006) Read More...


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Russia's Shadow Empire
The authors show that since the Cold War ended, Russian leaders have built a shadow empire on the territories of Russia's sovereign neighbors. By Ana Palacio and Daniel Twining. (Washington Post, 3/11... Read More...


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U.S.: Global Human Rights Report Cites Improvements, And Setbacks
Summary and analysis of the latest US Human Rights Report for the post-Soviet area. By Andrew Tully. (RFE/FL, 8 March 2006) Read More...


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Russia: Putin Pushes Energy Expansion Into Central Europe
Article on Russian energy policies vis-a-vis East Europe. By Roman Kupchinsky. (RFE/FL, 6 March 2006) Read More...


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Chechnya: A Year After Maskhadov's Death, Conflict's End Still Distant
Article on the continuing conflict in Chechnya. By Liz Fuller. (RFE/RL, 7 March 2006) Read More...


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How A Speech Won the Cold War
Fifty years ago Nikita Khrushchev gave a "secret speech" at the 20th Communist Party Congress that changed the USSR and the world. By Richard Taubman. (New York Times, 2/25/2006) Read More...


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Moscow's Mideast Challenge to America
Charles Hawley explores Russia's increasing influence in the Middle East and thge implications it will have for the world order.(Der Spiegel, 2/15/06) Read More...


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Russia Inc.
A new Russia has emerged in which state has become a corporate enterprise that Russian citizens no longer control. By Andrei Illarionov. (New York Times, 2/4/2006) Read More...


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