Ivan Kurilla
(Co-authored by Andrey Makarychev and Boris Lanin). While the Kremlin habitually exhibits progress in the Russian higher education system by showcasing projects such as the Skolkovo Institute of Technology and mega-grants provided to foreign scientists, the real situation is far different. The...
Polina Sinovets
The Obama administration’s second term has been marked by the revitalization of arms control initiatives aimed at launching the next round of nuclear reductions after New START. For its part, Russia is skeptical about the U.S. administration’s plans. Russian officials insist on including into...
Henry Hale
Rumors that Uzbekistan’s 75-year-old president, Islam Karimov, has suffered a heart attack have recently set off speculation of a looming succession struggle in Central Asia’s most populous country. Whether or not these are true--and they have been denied by some close to the president--they...
Pavel Baev
(Eurasia Daily Monitor) The Cyprus issue has dominated political debates and intrigues in Moscow through last week, turning into a test of sorts for Russia’s ability to respond to acute external challenges. The financial disaster on the island that has become so intimately familiar to many Russians...
Anonymous
(East Asia Forum) China’s rise has been the subject of a great deal of debate over the last two decades. Scholars and policy makers alike understand that China’s growing power is likely to have tremendous consequences for the world economy and politics. Yet China’s direct involvement in global...
Andrey Makarychev
While en route to an event in Germany, Edward Nalbandyan, foreign affairs minister of Armenia, should have anticipated a tough conversation ahead. That the German community of political experts is rather critical of Armenia was illustrated by DGAP analyst Stefan Meister, who, a few days prior to...
Cory Welt
(IPN) Cory Welt is interviewed on Georgian political developments by Koba Bendeliani, IPN Georgia/InterPressNews, March 22, 2013. Q: On Thursday, the Parliament voted unanimously to pass the constitutional amendments limiting the President's powers to dissolve the government. What does it mean?...

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