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    NATO and Russia: a Sisyphean Cycle of Escalation?
    Jul13

    NATO and Russia: a Sisyphean Cycle of Escalation?

    Today, on July 13, the NATO-Russia Council will hold its first meeting, albeit at an ambassadorial level, since cooperation under its auspices was suspended in April 2014 in response to the Kremlin’s aggression in Ukraine. Both NATO and Russia continue to have “profound and persistent disagreements,” but in light of intensifying...

    The Interpreter Report Spurs Fervent Discussion in Washington, D.C.
    Sep19

    The Interpreter Report Spurs Fervent Discussion in Washington, D.C.

    On September 17, staff members of IMR’s The Interpreter project led an impassioned discussion about Western policy toward Russia and Ukraine at the presentation of their new report, “An Invasion by Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine,” in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. …read more Source: Institute of Modern...

    IMR Releases The Interpreter Report ‘An Invasion by Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine’
    Sep17

    IMR Releases The Interpreter Report ‘An Invasion by Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine’

    The Institute of Modern Russia announces the official release of The Interpreter’s newest report titled “An Invasion by Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine.” Staff of The Interpreter will join fellow Ukraine experts for the report’s official launch at the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C., on Thursday at 4 p.m....

    Does Anyone Want Ukraine’s Donbass?
    Sep11

    Does Anyone Want Ukraine’s Donbass?

    Fighting between Ukraine and the Russian-backed rebels of Luhansk and Donetsk has quieted in recent weeks, but there is little clarity about the future of the two breakaway regions. Will Ukraine succeed in reintegrating them? Or will Russia attempt to annex them? The situation remains murky, but some meaningful clues exist regarding what might...

    IMR to Present Report ‘An Invasion by Any Other Name: Russia’s Dirty War in Ukraine’ in Washington, D.C.
    Sep03

    IMR to Present Report ‘An Invasion by Any Other Name: Russia’s Dirty War in Ukraine’ in Washington, D.C.

    On September 17, the Institute of Modern Russia and the Atlantic Council will co-host the presentation of a new report titled “An Invasion by Any Other Name: Russia’s Dirty War in Ukraine,” prepared by the editorial team of The Interpreter, an IMR special project. The report offers evidence proving that Russia is behind the unrest in the...

    The Curious Case of the Soviet Star Painter
    Aug27

    The Curious Case of the Soviet Star Painter

    On August 17, Moscow’s Tagansky District Court initiated proceedings on the so-called “roofers’ case”: Last year, roofer Pavel Ushivets scaled the golden pinnacle of a Stalin-era skyscraper and painted half of it blue to resemble Ukraine’s national colors, then planted a Ukrainian flag on its spire. Instead of arresting the...

    Russia’s Military Is a Paper Tiger in the Baltic
    Aug26

    Russia’s Military Is a Paper Tiger in the Baltic

    The Kremlin’s aggressive tactics in Ukraine have caused experts and Western military leaders to sound the alarm over the threat Russia poses toward the NATO member states in the Baltic region. But would Russia’s military have the upper hand in a Baltic conflict with the West? Journalist and military analyst Matthew Bodner breaks down...

    The Ebbing of the Patriotic Wave
    Aug11

    The Ebbing of the Patriotic Wave

    President Vladimir Putin has seen his approval rating reach a record-high of 89 percent in recent months, riding a wave of so-called “patriotic mobilization” triggered by Russia’s military campaign in Ukraine. But are Russians truly enthusiastic about Putin’s policies, or are they merely passive supporters? Donald Jensen, resident...

    Vitaly Portnikov: ‘Ukraine Will Have Friendly and Honest Relations with a Russia That Seeks European Integration’
    Jul23

    Vitaly Portnikov: ‘Ukraine Will Have Friendly and Honest Relations with a Russia That Seeks European Integration’

    The Institute of Modern Russia continues its series of interviews with experts on the situation in Russia, its relations with the West, and the future of the country’s political system. On the eve of the anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Donetsk, journalist Leonid Martynyuk spoke with Ukrainian writer Vitaly...

    Is Russia Planning a Summer Offensive in Ukraine?
    Jul17

    Is Russia Planning a Summer Offensive in Ukraine?

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine has been simmering for months, but speculation has risen that the Kremlin could order a major attack on Ukrainian positions in the coming weeks. Independent journalist Luke Johnson interprets the mixed signals coming from Moscow and the separatist “people’s republics,” finding that there may be strategic...

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