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August 29, 2016

In November 1983 the Soviet Union began to increase the combat readiness of its forces in Eastern Europe, including the air force forward-deployed in East Germany, in preparation to meet an expected pre-emptive strike by the United States and its…

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August 2, 2016

Authors:   Vladimir Mednikov is adviser to the director general of Sovcomflot and serves as president of the Russian International Maritime Law Association. Henry P. Huntington is a senior officer and science director for Arctic Ocean projects at…

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March 14, 2016

On March 6, 2016, at the age of 86, Harold H. Saunders - our partner in the Dartmouth Conference dialogues, and our friend, who has rendered outstanding service to the resumption of Russian-American relations, passed away.  Hal, as everyone…

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July 31, 2015

Author: Daria Basova, student in the World Politics Department, MGIMO University.   On July 7, Great Britain submitted a draft resolution on Srebrenica to the UN Security Council, seeking to have the July 1995 killing of Muslim population by the…

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May 27, 2015

Author: Kazushige Kobayashi, PhD student in International Relations at the Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Switzerland The single most important lesson world leaders learned from the Ukrainian crisis is that a…

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March 6, 2015

Author: Andrei Baikov, PhD in Political Science, Associate Professor, Editor-in-Chief of the International Trends journalReflections in the footsteps of Victoria Nuland’s Transcaucasia tourFor several days now, the Russian media has been abuzz over…

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December 25, 2014

Author: Rostislav Ishchenko, President, Centre of Systems Analysis and ForecastingThe theory of Maidan and Ukrainian reality The theory of permanent revolutionwas developed by Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky. Each of them…

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October 7, 2014

Nikolay Mezhevich, Ph.D. (Economics). Professor, School of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University.   Amidst a severe lack of Russian-language media coverage of the elections in Latvia, the web portal Delfi published an article…

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June 18, 2014

Author: András Radnóti, Independent researcher.Measuring Europe’s logical development path against the actualities  Throughout the decade following the fall of the Soviet Union, the eyes of the Trans-Atlantic community lit up…

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May 7, 2014

Author: András Radnóti, Junior Researcher, Russian International Affairs Council. A look at European and Eurasian integration after the Ukraine crisis Abstract:   Driven by the negative narratives through which it explains the world…

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April 30, 2014

Has the crisis in Ukraine damaged Russia's ties with its compatriots abroad? We discussed the current situation with Eugenia Troitskaya, advisor for the Program Implementation Department of the Government Commission on Affairs of Compatriots Abroad at…

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February 6, 2014

2014 Focus On January 22-25, Davos hosted the 44th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum. Founder and Chairman Klaus Schwab had “never been more excited about the program”. He said this year the world is “not overshadowed by one…

 
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