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Color revolutions and regime change in Georgia and Ukraine

In 2003 and 2004, a series of peaceful street protests broke out in Georgia and Ukraine, leading to new presidential elections in both countries. These movements were defined by Western observers as color revolutions and interpreted as democratic breakthroughs, capable of bringing about a political transformation in post-Soviet ...

Prandin Federica
05.08.2019 14:52:56

Conflict Management in Georgia: Georgian vs. Russian Narratives

... Radio, dealing with the August 2008 War. During the broadcast both, Shatrov and Markedonov raised some very interesting and significant issues that were presented in scopes of Russian political agenda. We will try to balance the analysis and offer a Georgian narrative. Three topics can be identified: a) a debate on the possible transformation of Georgia’s political system into a federal or confederal model; b) allegations of treaty violations; and c) assumptions of unchanged Georgian society and ...

Сихарулидзе Арчил
20.03.2018 23:46:52

Republic of Georgia Shows Trump & His Fans Depressingly Normal

The worst thing about Trump? Globally, people like him and his supporters are everywhere and their politics maddeningly banal, as the ethno-centric politics of hate in the Caucasian Republic of Georgia demonstrate frightening similarities to the same politics in the Unites States of America. By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @bfry1981) October 10th, 2016 Patrick Robert/Corbis/Getty; EPA AMMAN — Amid all the talk ...

Frydenborg Brian
12.10.2016 15:03:00

Are We Paying too much Attention to the Assistant Secretary of State?

... Editor-in-Chief of the International Trends journal Reflections in the footsteps of Victoria Nuland’s Transcaucasia tour For several days now, the Russian media has been abuzz over what one journalist dubbed the “explosive” tour of Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia taken by Victoria Nuland, whom it has referred to as assistant to the U.S. Secretary of State, but who is actually the assistant to the Under Secretary of State.  Interest in Nuland is being fueled by a distorted assessment of her ...

РСМД Эксперты
06.03.2015 18:04:00

Moving from a Zero-Sum to a Positive Sum Game: Can Georgia Provide the Blueprint for Regional Cooperation with both the EU and Russia

... region to deny EU efforts at wooing them away from the Russian sphere of influence. Specifically, Russia was able to influence Ukraine to work closer with the Customs Union and not sign an association agreement with the EU, however, both Moldova and Georgia chose to pursue the EU over closer cooperation with Russia. While the world's attention is focused on Ukraine and the protests over Ukraine's refusal to sign the association agreement with the European Union at the Vilnius Summit,...

Slobodchikoff Michael
22.07.2014 21:30:00

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