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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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Russia Sparks Energy Paranoia
The current paranoia over Russian expansion threatens to turn into outright hysteria as news emerges that a Russian company has acquired one-fifth of a Hungarian refinery. (By: Jeremy Druker, ISN 4/3/... Read More...


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The Iranian Nuclear Program, Russia, and International Law
In order to further his claims regarding Russian involvement and Security Council supervision of the Iranian nuclear project, Welsh provides a background into international law regarding nuclear devel... Read More...


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International Law and SO/Abkhazian Independence
Liakhov provides background into international law regarding secessionist movements in order to demonstrate that international law does not “preclude Abkhazia and South Ossetia from becoming independe... Read More...


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Moscow's Security Plans Face Reality Check
Russia renews pledges to prop up its bilateral strategic partnership with China and strengthen a post-Soviet security alliance in a thinly veiled attempt to counter alleged western influence in Centra... Read More...


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The Nabucco Natural Gas Pipeline: From Opera to Reality
The Nabucco pipeline is slowly moving closer to completion. Bülent Aras & Emre Iseri analyze the importance of this East-West artery for European gas supplies and the Turkish economy. (SETA Foundation... Read More...


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Uphill Road for Europe to Kick Russian Gas Habit
James Kanter argues that the European Union will face difficulties in weaning its dependence on Russian gas, despite attempts such as planning the Nabucco pipeline through Turkey. (The New York Times,... Read More...


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Russia and the Perils of Personal Diplomacy
Four experts on Russia assess the importance of Barack Obama and Dmitri Medvedev developing a personal bond and discuss the historical ties between the leaders of the United States and Russia. (The Ne... Read More...


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United States-Russia: last stop before the summit
Political commentator Andrei Fedyashin analyzes the prospects of Russia and the United States reaching an agreement to replace the START I treaty. (RIA Novosti, 06/22/2009) Read More...


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A Good Time to Stop Butting Heads
There has always been an acute shortage of optimism in Russia. It could be because of the country's harsh climate or its troubled history, writes Andrei Kortunov (The Moscow Times, 05/13/2009 ) Read More...


Positive-Sum Politics
Positive-Sum Politics
Winner of the IA-Forum 2009 Spring Student Essay Competition, author examines the U.S. - Russian relationship. By Daniel Hemel. (01/31/2009) Read More...


The Future of Russia-U.S. Relations
The Future of Russia-U.S. Relations
Paper that explores the Russia-U.S. relationship and its future. (2nd Place Winner of the 2009 IA-Forum Essay Competition). By Jerrod Vaughan. (01/31/2009) Read More...


Rebuilding America’s Relationship with Russia: Past Problems and Future Prescriptions
Rebuilding America’s Relationship with Russia: Past Problems and Future Prescriptions
Paper that explores the U.S.-Russian relationship and prescribes steps to strengthen it. (3rd place Winner, IA-Forum Essay Competition). By Morgan Cohen. (01/31/2009) Read More...


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The Oligarchs in the Government
Corruption has become Russia's most profitable business. According to experts, the corruption market is worth $300 billion annually. By Kirill Kabanov. (The Moscow Times, 04/26/2009) Read More...


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Drunken Nation: Russia’s Depopulation Bomb
Since 1992, Russia’s human numbers have been progressively dwindling. This slow motion process now taking place in the country carries with it grim and potentially disastrous implications, writes Nich... Read More...


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NATO's Political Demarche
Russia's heated reaction to the NATO-sponsored training exercises planned for next month near Tbilisi has added unnecessary strain to Moscow's relations with the West, argues Alexander Golts. (The Mos... Read More...


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Turkey and Russia on the Rise
Although Turkey and Russia face many of the same challenges, their national interests are sources of competition rather than common ground. By Reva Bhalla, Lauren Goodrich and Peter Zeihan. (Stratfor ... Read More...


Alexander Lebedev’s Strategy for Crisis Management in the Russian Federation
Alexander Lebedev’s Strategy for Crisis Management in the Russian Federation
Coverage of Alexander Lebedev's recent appearance at the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute. By Marina Grushin. (IA-Forum, 03/26/09) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Jeffrey Mankoff
IA-Forum Interview: Jeffrey Mankoff
IA-Forum speaks with Jeffrey Mankoff, Associate Director of International Security Studies at Yale University and author of Russian Foreign Policy: the Return of Great Power Politics, about Russia’s r... Read More...


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The Right Direction for U.S. Policy toward Russia
The Nixon Center and Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs present a special report from the bipartisan Commission on U.S. Policy toward Russia. The Commission is le... Read More...


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The last days of the oligarchs?
As the economic crisis deepens, Russian oligarchs are being stripped of the wealth and power they accumulated in post-Soviet years. By Andrew E. Kramer. (International Herald Tribune, 3/7/2009) Read More...


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The Financial Crisis and the Six Pillars of Russian Strength
Rather than counting on a strong financial sector to ensure domestic strength and stability, Russia relies on six traditional pillars of power-- its geography, politics, social system, natural resour... Read More...


Georgian-Russian crisis in South Ossetia: Geopolitics or identity?
Georgian-Russian crisis in South Ossetia: Geopolitics or identity?
Author analyzes the South Ossetia crisis, concluding that Russia was the major winner. By Kavus Abushov. (02/27/2009) Read More...


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Isolated, Iran offers to supply Europe with natural gas
Capitalizing on its strategic location and vast reserves, Iran seeks to develop its role as a supplier of natural gas to the EU. Many view Tehran's propositions as questionable due to Iran's limited e... Read More...


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The Role of Russia in Europe's Security Architecture
The Russian Analytical Digest discusses security models in the context of Russia and its relations with Europe and the United States. By Margarete Klein, et al. (Russian and Eurasian Security Network,... Read More...


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RIEAS
The objective of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) is to promote the understanding of international affairs. Special attention is devoted to transatlantic relations, int... Read More...


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Media Manipulation and Political Control in Russia
In the last decade, Russian political elites have tightened their control over the national media. Maria Lipman examines the social, economic, and political reasons for this crackdown. (The Carnegie M... Read More...


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Moscow Indicates It Won't Be Ignored in the 'Near Abroad'
In an interview with the Council on Foreign Relations, S. Frederick Starr of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University discusses the causes and consequences of Kyrgyz President K... Read More...


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Russia's Woes, Neighborhood Weaknesses To Complicate EU Policy, Panel Hears
Russia's economic and political weaknesses are causing domestic problems as well as destabilizing neighboring states. According to Anders Aslund and other experts on Russia, the European Union must up... Read More...


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Rescuing Russia From Collapse
Economists Sergei Guriev and Aleh Tsyvinski argue that, with the exception of a few mistakes, the Kremlin has thus far pursued reasonable and effective policies to prevent economic and political colla... Read More...


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Russia works angles to prod Obama
Russia's foreign policy sends "mixed signals" abroad, bewildering politicians and specialists alike. Amid apparent improvements to Russia's relations with NATO and the United States, the closing of th... Read More...


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