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Henry Hale 02 Dec 2010
  Brief perspectives from Henry E. Hale and Ludmila Coada:   Moldova’s November 2010 parliamentary election once again seems to have produced a hung parliament. While the Alliance for European Integration (AEI) will be able to elect a prime minister and speaker of parliament with its simple majority, it won’t have the 61 votes needed to select a president of its choosing...
Joshua Tucker 24 Nov 2010
  How to Get a Second Term in 2012: Russian Edition (Originally published by Joshua Tucker on The Monkey Cage) I'm just back from the newly renamed Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies annual conference. While there, I had the pleasure of chairing a roundtable on current Russian politics that featured presentations from Timothy Colton, Henry Hale, Steven Fish, and...
Dmitry Gorenburg 23 Nov 2010
Originally published in the Atlantic Sentinel -- Even if youngsters in Tatarstan are becoming Islamic, the authorities in this Russian republic have little reason to fear a surge in religious extremism. Persecution of pious Muslims would in fact only spur violence, not prevent it. I recently came across an article that argues that Tatarstan is facing an Islamization scenario akin to what has...
PONARS Eurasia 22 Nov 2010
  Last Tuesday (November 16) at the Brookings Institution, Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Audronius Azubalis spoke about the challenges and opportunities facing Europe as Lithuania prepares to assume chairmanship of the OSCE in 2011 and presidency of the EU in 2013. Joining Azubalis as discussants were U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs...
PONARS Eurasia 19 Nov 2010
  This week's NATO Lisbon Summit is set to launch “NATO 3.0.” The follow-on NATO-Russia Summit heralds “NATO-Russia 3.0,” the latest effort to reinvigorate security cooperation after the stagnation of the Permanent Joint Council (1997) and the NATO-Russia Council (2002). With plans to have Russia join in European missile defense and to contribute to train-and-...
PONARS Eurasia 17 Nov 2010
  “In order to modernize, change the Putin system.” -Boris Nemtsov Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Nizhny Novgorod Governor Boris Nemtsov presented his prospects for democracy in Russia at a FPI luncheon in Washington, D.C., on Monday. Sharing a dais with CFR’s Dan Senor, his message was that "Russia's people need democracy, human rights, and...

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