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Claire Aubin

Claire Aubin is an undergraduate student at the University of Oregon, where she studies both International Studies with a focus on international human rights law, and Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies with a focus on post-Soviet Eastern European culture. She is also a student of International Relations at MGIMO, as well as an intern at the Russian International Affairs Council. This blog looks at global foreign policy through the lens of human rights issues and humanitarian goals. Blog focus: The impact of trends in domestic and foreign policy on human rights issues globally, as well as the role of humanitarian goals in shaping the aforementioned policies.

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April 7, 2015

The dangers of choosing politics over peopleIn the wake of February’s UN Resolution #2202 (alternately called the Minsk Agreements), there have been numerous threats from both the East and the West of what will come to pass if its contents are not…

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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