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Social Media: Hotspots: Russia

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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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Russia and Iran's Missiles
Even though Moscow claims to welcome the Obama administration's initiative to engage in direct talks with Iran, it is unlikely to alter its public stance that Iran is neither building a nuclear weapon... 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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Kyrgystan's Sharp Turn Toward Moscow
Kyrgyzstan's announcement that it plans to close the U.S. air base in Manas changes the security playing field in Central Asia. By Alexander Lukin. (The Moscow Times, 02/06/2009) 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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Who Wants Cold War II?
Russia must seek genuine strategic partnership with the US, and the latter must understand that, when excluded and despised, Russia can be a major global spoiler, writes Shlomo Ben-Ami. (Project Syndi... 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...


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Russia and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Author looks at the formation of the SCO and its relationship with Russia. By Mark Katz (Slavic Research Center, 09/01/2008) Read More...


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Georgia after war: the political landscape
The Georgian polity and institutions have survived the test of war with Russia. But the country's president will soon face an acute domestic challenge, says Robert Parsons. (Open Democracy, 08/26/2008... 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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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...


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Putin changes jobs - and Russia
Author looks at the implications for Russia's stability of former President Vladimir Putin taking the prime minister's job. (Hoover Institution, 05/11/2008) 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...


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...


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: 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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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...


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