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IAF Editorials: Hotspots: Russia

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The torture in the next room: the morally and strategically deficient policy response of the West on Ukraine
The torture in the next room: the morally and strategically deficient policy response of the West on Ukraine

Author calls for strong economic pressure against Russia and military support to end the conflict in Ukraine as quickly as possible. By Andreas V. Georgiou. (06/03/2022)

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Climate Change Is Also a Major Casualty of the War in Ukraine
Climate Change Is Also a Major Casualty of the War in Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine raises the question, again, why the world fails repeatedly to sets its priorities in the right order. By C.J. Polychroniou. (04/19/2022)

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Emotions and Unlearnt Lessons – Ukraine and Beyond
Emotions and Unlearnt Lessons – Ukraine and Beyond

Author examines how current events in the Ukrainian-Russian scene are depicted in mainstream Western media, what this teaches us about our way of looking at international affairs, and how we can tr... Read More...



Ukraine Invasion: A Dress Rehearsal for More of the Same Around the Globe
Ukraine Invasion: A Dress Rehearsal for More of the Same Around the Globe

Unless thwarted, the Ukrainian invasion by Russia can offer a blueprint for authoritarian states to seek expansion. By Dr. Andreas V Georgiou. (03/07/2022)

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The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: The East-West Divide and NATOs Inadequate Strategy
The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: The East-West Divide and NATOs Inadequate Strategy

Author argues that the invasion of Ukraine has marked the modern solidification between Western and Eastern Europe and confirms that NATO can’t comprehend Russia or revisionist powers.  By Samuel D... Read More...



Why Russia Matters to India
Why Russia Matters to India

Indo-Russian bilateral relations are embedded in a history of mutual trust and compatibility of mutual interests. India’s strategic relations with Russia are not based only on speculative pro... Read More...



The Specter of Kazakh Instability: Heightened Stakes of Sino-Russian Interests in the Steppes
The Specter of Kazakh Instability: Heightened Stakes of Sino-Russian Interests in the Steppes

What does the threat of instability in Kazakhstan mean for her two largest neighbors: China and Russia?  By Justin Cheung. (09/13/2016)

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Russian Adventurism, or Maintaining the Status Quo?
Russian Adventurism, or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Don't be so quick to call Russia's actions agressive, writes Danny Hawkins. (11/04/2015)

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Kremlin’s Battling with Islamic State or Search for New Role
Kremlin’s Battling with Islamic State or Search for New Role

What factors are behind the Russian move in Syria? By Sandeep Tripathi. (10/19/2015)

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NATO, Russia, and the Security Dilemma
NATO, Russia, and the Security Dilemma

Is a security dilemma moving forward between NATO and Russia?  By Robert Souza.  (07/17/2015)

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Collateral effect of a Romania and Moldova Union
Collateral effect of a Romania and Moldova Union

What are the potential effects and prospects for a Romania-Modova union?  By Georgii Kukhaleishvili. (06/02/2015)

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Zeman-Putin: bonded by business
Zeman-Putin: bonded by business

What can be taken from Czech President Milosh Zeman's recent statement about Russia? By Georgii Kukhaleishvili. (05/25/2015)

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Was Ukrainian Crisis a result of NATO Eastward Expansion?
Was Ukrainian Crisis a result of NATO Eastward Expansion?

Ukraine is a primary comopent of Putin's concern against NATO’s expansion policy towards the CIS. By Sandeep Tripathi. (03/16/2015)

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Will outside conflict hurt Poland’s economic growth?
Will outside conflict hurt Poland’s economic growth?

Analysis of the effect of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on the Polish economy.  By Brian Daigle (10/22/2014, Read More...



The New Leaders are the EU’s Response
The New Leaders are the EU’s Response

Contrary to many who belive the EU has done little in reaction to the Ukrainian crisis, its response has been made.  By Panos Chatzinikolaou. (09/08/2014)

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Russia and China: The New Axis of Evil?
Russia and China: The New Axis of Evil?
Authors discuss the possibility that Russia and China now constitute the 'Axis of Evil'. By Ryan Barnes & Steinar Dyrnes. (08/04/2008) Read More...


Endgame in Abkhazia?
Endgame in Abkhazia?
Author discusses recent tensions between Georgia and Russia over the breakaway Georgian province of Abkhazia. By Alexander Jackson. (IA-Forum, 05/06/2008) Read More...


A Putin by Any Other Name...
A Putin by Any Other Name...
In light of the upcoming presidential elections in Russia it might be wise for the American presidential candidates to articulate a coherent Russia policy. Or at least know the name of Putin's heir. B... Read More...


Totalitarian of the Year: Putin
Totalitarian of the Year: Putin
A well-orchestrated election is a key instrument of a modern, 21st century dictatorship. It’s an important tool in the arsenal of state control, and the rhetorical platform essential to accusing criti... 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...


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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...


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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