Russia, Eurasia, and the West

Anne-Emmanuelle Boudet

A French citizen born in Paris, Anne-Emmanuelle is a current student in the Master Governance and Global Affairs at MGIMO in Moscow, and a graduate of MSc International Relations at the London School of Economics. She also studied political science, sociology and economics in Paris. Anne-Emmanuelle specialises on Russia and Eurasia’s foreign and security policy, but also on the region’s relations with the West. She wrote her first Master’s thesis on the impact of Eurasianism on contemporary Russian foreign policy. Her blog deals with these topics and raises questions about identity, norms, culture and religion. She offers to examine these issues from various approaches and theories.

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May 17, 2016

The Ukrainian crisis, first political, turned out to be a geo-strategic issue, that could only be solved within the European continent.   The Normandy format was initiated in Bénouville the 6th of June 2014 at the celebration of the 70th…

May 5, 2016

The issue of drug trafficking from Afghanistan in Central Asia and proposed solutions       A brief summary of the problem    During the Soviet Union drug was considered a ‘capitalist disease’, and therefore…

March 30, 2016

            The Refugee crisis stroke the European Union at a time it was already under pressure from the rise of right and left wing populisms, the possible exit of the United Kingdom from the EU, the ongoing economic…

March 17, 2016

Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton emerged as the leaders for the republicans and democrats respectively at the end of the decisive Super Tuesday on March 1. These results, though not final raise important questions on the notion and the role of American…

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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