Sergiy Kudelia
Ukraine’s Emerging Security State by Sergiy Kudelia "This article reviews President Poroshenko’s first term in office and argues that he failed in his attempt to balance the imperatives of power consolidation with demands for institutional development. Key reforms have been implemented only...
Dmitry Gorenburg
(Russian Military Reform blog) I wrote the following book review for Oxford’s CCW Russia Brief, Issue 3. These Russia briefs from Oxford’s changing character of war program feature some of the top experts and are worth reading cover to cover. The most recent issue also includes articles by Richard...
PONARS Eurasia
(Polygraph.info) In an op-ed published on the English language website of the Russian state-owned outlet RT.com, John Wight, a regular RT contributor, argued that visiting the United States might give Russian leader Vladimir Putin the ability to “humanize it beyond the realm of geopolitical...
Pavel Baev
(EDM) The predictable monotony of the high-level panel at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok last week (September 11­–13) was interrupted by President Vladimir Putin’s suggestion that Russia and Japan sign a long-overdue peace treaty by the end of the year (Kommersant, September 13). The...
Robert Orttung
(RAD) Peter Reddaway’s book explains how Putin stays in power by relying on the siloviki. The president has created divisions among two main groups in Russia’s key security and law enforcement agencies and makes himself indispensable by playing them off against each other. While Putin is able to...
Andrey Makarychev
Normative and Civilisational Regionalisms: The EU, Russia and their Common Neighbourhoods The International Spectator, July 2018 By Andrey Makarychev https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03932729.2018.1483630   A Tale of Two Orthodoxies: Europe in Religious Discourses of Russia and Georgia...
Henry Hale
(Geopolitics) (Co-authored by Oxana Shevel and Olga Onuch) Abstract: How do people form beliefs about the factual content of major events when established geopolitical orders are violently challenged? Here, we address the tragic events of 2 May 2014, in Odesa, Ukraine. There, Euromaidan protest...

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