Search: Europe,USSR (3 materials)

Only Now Do We See the Real Disintegration of the USSR

... of Switzerland to Kazakhstan and Tajikistan, the Center for Security Studies at ETH in Zurich and as a Schuman Trainee at the European Parliament in Brussels. Interviewee: Dr. Andrey Kortunov is Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council ... ... able to travel to the United States as part of your postgraduate studies at the Institute for U.S. and Canada Studies of the USSR Academy of Sciences, an opportunity not many students in the USSR would have had at the time. What were your impressions ...


Russia’s Changing Identity: In Search of a Role in the 21st Century

... has managed to avoid major disturbances related to the migrant issue. Immigrants who want to stay seek integration, and are usually welcomed into multi-ethnic Russian society. Going Forward What is emerging almost three decades since the end of the USSR is a Russia that for the first time is largely Russian, not only ethnically and religiously, but also geopolitically. It has no empire to maintain or win back. It no longer seeks to become “part of Europe,” and is not accepted by Europeans as such. Europe is now Russia’s western neighbor, rather than a model, as it had been since the time of Peter the Great, or a mentor, as the European Union tried to be more recently. Placed under Western sanctions,...


Trump, Putin, Russia, DNC/Clinton Hack, & WikiLeaks: “There's Something Going on” with Election 2016 & It's Cyberwarfare & Maybe Worse: UPDATED 8/15

... revenue that involved the construction and financing of Trump’s marquee SoHo property in New York City. The main partner driving this project way Bayrock, was a company run by Tevfik Arif, a man who in the Soviet-era was an economic official for the USSR. His point man for the deal, Felix Sater, was a convicted Russian mobster; financing involved money from an Iceland firm known for drawing money from Putin-linked Russians, as well as from a financier hailing from the former Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan ...


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