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Social Media: Europe: Eastern Europe: Russian Federation

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for the Europe/Eastern Europe/Russian Federation Region

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CHANGES IN THE CIS: WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2005
Ukraine’s Orange Revolution, Georgia's Rose Revolution, the European Union’s decision to begin membership negotiations with Turkey... The importance of these events and their far-reaching effect on CI... Read More...


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Final Twist in a Long Tale?
The jewel in the Yukos empire has been sold to a mysterious company that seems to exist only on paper. Unexpected end of the auction, or is it the end? By Sergei Borisov (Transitions on Line, Dec 2... Read More...


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With US Help, Georgia Gets Its Cake And Eats It, Too
Georgia has made no secret of its desire to get on the fast track towards NATO membership. And Washington seems ready to take steps to hasten the departure of Russian troops and thus to ease Georgia'... Read More...


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If you can't beat them ...Poisen the Prize
Ukraine, Abkhazia, Georgia... Russia wants to retain the position of an official "kingmaker" in its perceived sphere of influence. Are the arrangements reached similar? Commentary by Jaba Devdariani ... Read More...


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Russia Seeks Help for WTO Entry
Article discusses Russia's plan to increase positive trade relations with India in an attempt to get a bid for the WTO. By Monica Gupta (11/27/04, Rediff.com) Read More...


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Ukraine's PM declared winner of elections
A popular protest against the re-elected Prime Minister of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, who is accused of election fraud. A full investigation surrounding the democratic process of the election has be... Read More...


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Contrivance Concealed in 'Orange Juice'
The author believes that, despite Russia's public statements, it will take some time for Russian-Japanese relations to break the deadlock regarding territorial issues. (People's Daily, 11/18/2004) Read More...


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IMF chief Counsels Putin on How to Double Russia's Growth
Discusses the IMF belief that Russia needs to have less state intervention and watch for inflation in order to have a more prosperous economy. (ChannelnewsAsia.com, 11/19/04) Read More...


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Fear and Fury in Russia
Although Russia is dominated by an atmosphere of fear, liberal media outlets continue to survive, says the author. By Masha Lipman. (Washington Post, 11/3/2004) Read More...


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A Crucial Choice for Ukraine
If unchecked, the political climate in Ukraine will more closely align with Russia and Belarus than with democratic nations in the West. By John McCain. (Washington Post, 10/19/2004) Read More...


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Novatek: A Gas Giant You've Never Heard Of
Novatek: An emerging Russian gas company seeks to sell shares to a French firm. Its rapid growth challenges the hegemony of Gazprom, the world's biggest gas producer. World wide gas prices may subse... Read More...


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Putin's Double Standards
According to Russian president Vladimir Putin, criticism of his tough responses to terrorist attacks reflects Western "double standards." But in fact Russia is a beneficiary of such double standards. ... Read More...


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Russia's Soviet Nostalgia Poses Security Threat
Can the Kremlin shrug off its nostalgia for the Soviet past? And with it, recognize the right of neighboring states to their borders? The security of Eurasia and Russia itself depends upon it. By Ari... Read More...


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Returning Nuclear Fuel to Russia" IAEA said.
Libya intend to return back Enriched nuclear fuel to Russia pastly provided by Soviet Union. (Aljazeera.com, 3/9/04) Read More...


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Going Soviet: Putin and the Beslan Response
Author critical of Putin's authoritarianism, arguing that it is an unlikely antidote for terror. By Ariel Cohen. (EurasiaNet, 9/22/2004) Read More...


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Not Another Soviet Union
The U.S. laments the "demise" of Russian democracy, with Putin as its assassin. But Russia was never a democracy in the first place. By Eugene B. Rumer. (Washington Post, 9/24/2004) Read More...


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A Solution for Chechnya
Putin must stop painting all Chechens with the 'terrorist' brush and strike a deal with moderate Chechen leader Aslan Maskhadov, who rejects radical Islam and embraces separation of church and state. ... Read More...


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Russia's horror
Recent terrorism in Russia is re-examined. Parallels are drawn among numerous terrorist groups & events, though links are vague. The author offers numerous suggestions to battle not only terrorism i... Read More...


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Stand Up to Putin
Author believes that President Bush must reinforce his laudable commitment to global democracy by standing up to Russia's Vladimir Putin. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 9/15/2004) Read More...


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Putin's Burden
The burden of solving the Chechen rests entirely on Putin since he eliminated or sidelined most of his rivals and critics. Russia's future rests on an autocrat who lacks creativity and courage. By Ma... Read More...


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A Russia united by more than fear
Author argues that Russia suffers from a lack of multicultural awareness. By Tamara Eidelman. (Christian Science Monitor, 9/8/2004) Read More...


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Putin Slams Call for Chechen Talks As Funerals Fill Beslan Streets
Discussion with Scott Peterson, Moscow bureau chief for the Christian Science Monitor and Mary Dejevsky, Chief editorial writer for the London Independent about the Beslan tragedy. (Democracy Now, 9/... Read More...


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European Press Review: Putin Chastised
Exerpts of European editorials about the Beslan tragedy. (Deutsche Welle, 9/6/2004) Read More...


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This cult of death is beyond reason
Discusses extremist Muslim groups and how to deal with them. By David Brooks. (International Herald Times, 9/8/2004) Read More...


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Russian FM welcomes Israeli cooperation on terror
Israeli newspaper reports co-operation and support to Russia in light of recent terrorist attacks. Also discusses foreign policy issues between the two states. (Haaretz International, 9/6/04) Read More...


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Insurgents seize a school in Russia
Recent terrorist attacks in Russia discussed, particularly the explosion of two aircraft departing from Moscow and the takeover of a school. Officials have pointed to Chechen rebels as the root of th... Read More...


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Putin points the finger in the wrong direction
In analyzing recent terrorist attacks in Russia, it is necessary to look at President Putin's recent policy decisions vis-a-vis the north Caucasus before denouncing the events as al-quaeda formulated.... Read More...


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Listen To the Russians
Discusses Russian democratization and calls for increased support by Western NGOs. By Theodore P. Gerber, Sarah E. Mendelson and Grigory Shvedov. (Washington Post, 8/24/2004) Read More...


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The Chilean or Indonesian Model?
Disscusion of Russia's state and economic development, while considering factors such as oil, the EU, and the rule of law. By Christopher Weafer (The Moscow Times, 18/08/2004) Read More...


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Police Are at War With the Russian People
Opinion piece revealing police brutality in Russia. by Yulia Latynina (The Moscow Times, 11/08/04) Read More...


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