Lucan Way
(Monkey Cage/Washington Post) — The level of spontaneous self organization in Kiev is truly remarkable. The protesters have been far less violent than some other protests in the world, including the G20 protests in Toronto in 2010. Simultaneously, the current Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych...
Andrey Makarychev
Ambassadors' Debate Day in Tallinn brought together heads of diplomatic missions from four Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries—Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan—and also from Poland, a co-founder of the event. Tellingly, the Ambassador of Ukraine revoked his participation on short notice...
Andrey Makarychev
The NATO-centrism in Russian foreign policy can perhaps best be seen through the lens of Afghanistan. Russia has no clear strategy toward this country once NATO troops withdraw. Its only policy appears to be the prevention of any growing role of the United States in adjacent countries. This outlook...
PONARS Eurasia
Theodore Hopf has been awarded the APSA Jervis-Schroeder Book Award and the Marshall D. Shulman Book Prize for his book, Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958 (Oxford University Press, 2012). The Robert L. Jervis and Paul Schroeder Best Book Award is presented annually by the...
Arkady Moshes
Tension in the relationship between Belarus and Russia has remained in the shadow of the more visible discord between Russia and Ukraine, stemming from the latter’s now-spoiled efforts to sign an Association Agreement with the EU at the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius in November. The quarrel...
Mikhail Troitskiy
(Journal article) (By Samuel Charap and Mikhail Troitskiy) — On 28-29 November, the leaders of the six countries designated by the European Union as members of its Eastern Partnership (EaP) programme - Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan - met with the European Council in...
Andrey Makarychev
Perhaps the best explanation for the proverbial Russia-centrism in German foreign policy is Berlin's excessive expectations of Russia in recent years. Nowadays, however, Germany faces hard challenges in its policy toward Russia. The challenge lies in dealing with three dissimilar Russias: the...

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