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Andrey Makarychev 29 Jul 2019
(Journal of Contemporary European Studies) (Co-authored with Sandra Fernandes) Abstract: The aim of this special issue is to look at challenges to the EU and NATO and their relations and policies with both member states and neighboring countries, in particular, how recent developments contribute to the new dynamics of center–periphery relations in a wider Europe and the space of...
Andrey Makarychev 29 Jul 2019
(Journal of Contemporary European Studies) (Co-authored with Sandra Fernandes) Abstract: Estonia and Portugal are small states located at opposite geographical fringes of the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). This article analyses how their NATO and EU memberships matter in escaping the anathema of periphery. We argue that the two countries can be...
PONARS Eurasia 26 Jul 2019
(RTL) Russian investigators summoned a number of opposition politicians for questioning Thursday after the authorities staged night-time raids and jailed top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny for 30 days. But despite the arrests and interrogations the opposition and some supporters said they would not be intimidated into abandoning plans to turn up for a new rally on Saturday. The crackdown...
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PONARS Eurasia 26 Jul 2019
(The Diplomat) After a quick jaunt to Moscow, former Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev is scheduled to land back at the Russian military base in Kant on July 25. The day trip north layers on new complexity to the deep rift between sitting President Sooronbay Jeenbekov and his predecessor, Atambayev. [...] Erica Marat, an associate professor at the National Defense University,...
PONARS Eurasia 25 Jul 2019
(Al-Monitor) MOSCOW — This week will see the completed delivery of the first stage of Russian S-400 missile system components to Turkey. As was reported by RIA Novosti, over the course of this supply phase Ankara will receive launching systems and electronic equipment for the system. While the first deliveries of the S-400 to Turkey...
PONARS Eurasia 25 Jul 2019
(FP) Ukraine—“Things here often start with great hopes and end in great disappointments. But this time, I get the impression things could change,” said Nikolai Savitsky, a 54-year-old businessman, outside a polling station in the Ukrainian capital on Sunday evening. A few hours later, at the campaign headquarters of the Servant of the People party, the first exit polls from parliamentary...

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