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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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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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Europe's Energy Predicament
In light of the recent Russia-Ukraine dispute over natural gas, the European Union re-examines its energy and climate policies. By Toni Johnson. (Council on Foreign Relations, 2/2/2009) Read More...


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The Gas Conflict between Russia and Ukraine
After Russia’s Gazprom cut off natural gas supplies to Ukraine, Anders Aslund argues that the European Union needs to be more proactive in its energy policy and less passive in its response to the gas... Read More...


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Putin’s Useful Idiots
Wonder why Russia has Europe over a barrel? Ask German environmentalists. By William Yeatman (CEI, 10/08/2008) Read More...


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Is Ukraine next?
With Georgia in pieces, Ukraine could be the next to fall to Russia's territorial ambition, separatist sentiment and economic realities, writes Andrey Kurkov (New Statesman, 09/04/2008). Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Christopher Preble
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Christopher Preble
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Christopher Preble, director of foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, about Iraq and U.S. foreign policy issues. (IA-Forum, 08/29/2008) Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Vladimer Papava
IA Forum Interview: Vladimer Papava
IA Forum speaks with Vladimer Papava, former Minister of Economy (1994-2000) and former Member of the Parliament (2004-2008) of the Republic of Georgia about the Georgia-Russia crisis. By Alexander J... Read More...


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Do Germans Fear Russia More Than Rising Temperatures?
Two decades of the world’s most stringent environmental regulations have made Germany increasingly energy dependent on Russia. That’s how Russian President Vladimir Putin persuaded a coalition of West... Read More...


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...


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The return of Mr Nyet
The Economist reports that Russia appears ready to use its veto more often on the UN Security Council, prompting fears of a diplomatic logjam. (Economist, 07/17/2008) Read More...


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Will Brussels Get Tough With Moscow?
RFE/RL examines speculation that British policymakers might be moving toward a more EU-like model of accommodating Moscow, particularly with UK-Russian relations at a low. By: Brian Whitmore (RFE/RL, ... Read More...


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Chechnya's Revival
Chechnya is at a crossroads. It is not the great success story it wants the world to believe. But hope and the belief in the future are returning brick by brick. By Peter Lavelle (The Moscow Times, 0... Read More...


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Georgia and Russia: Clashing over Abkhazia
The dispute in the South Caucasus is now in a new and dangerously confrontational phase. All sides need to recognise the risks in current policies, cool their rhetoric and take some pragmatic steps to... 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...


IA-Forum Interview: Edward Lucas
IA-Forum Interview: Edward Lucas
IA-Forum speaks with Edward Lucas, Central and Eastern Europe correspondent for the Economist, about his book 'The New Cold War.' (IA-Forum, 04/30/2008) Read More...


In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine
In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine
Russia's resistance should not be a determining factor - either contra or pro - in the Ukraine's quest to be a member of NATO. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (IA-Forum, 04/17/2008) 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...


IA-Forum Interview: Thomas Remington
IA-Forum Interview: Thomas Remington
International Affairs Forum speaks with Prof. Thomas Remington, chair of the Political Science Department at Emory University, about the upcoming Russian presidential election. By Trenton Truitt (IA-F... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: William Odom
IA-Forum Interview: William Odom
International Affairs Forum speaks with William Odom, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, about Vladimir Putin's claims the world is now engaged in an arms race. By Jason Miks (IA-Forum, 02/14/08) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Stephen Blank
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Stephen Blank
International Affairs Forum speaks with Dr. Stephen Blank, research professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Army War College, about Russia-NATO relations. By Jason Miks (IA-Forum, 02/12/08) 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...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Lilia Shevtsova
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Lilia Shevtsova
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Lilia Shevtsova from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about her book "Russia: Lost in Transition" and the state of Russia. (IA-Forum, 12/19/2007) Read More...


Interview: Ambassador Jan-Paul Dirkse
Interview: Ambassador Jan-Paul Dirkse
IA-Forum speaks with Dutch Ambassador to Russia, Jan-Paul Dirkse. By Kester Kenn Klomegah. (IA-Forum, 10/26/2007) Read More...


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