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    Russian-Indian Defence Co-operation Reaches A Deadlock
    Dec02

    Russian-Indian Defence Co-operation Reaches A Deadlock

    Russia / World In the 2000s, Russia began to perceive India as a strategic partner for joint technical military projects. The reason behind Russia’s thinking is clear: India had become the main buyer of Russian arms. The first experience of a project in this area was the joint development of a supersonic cruise missile called BrahMos. Then...

    Крымские заложники Кремля
    Dec01

    Крымские заложники Кремля

    Russia / Europe В конце октября Владимир Путин помиловал и освободил Ильми Умерова и Ахтема Чийгоза – двух крымскотатарских диссидентов и членов Меджлиса крымскотатарского народа. Оба преследовались за свою позицию: они открыто заявляли, что произошел акт агрессии и аннексии Крыма Российской Федерацией и призывали к возвращению украинского...

    Unexpected Freedom for two Crimean Tatar Dissidents
    Dec01

    Unexpected Freedom for two Crimean Tatar Dissidents

    Russia / Europe In late October, President Vladimir Putin pardoned and released Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz, two Crimean Tatar dissidents. Both were members of the Mejlis, a legislative body for the Crimean Tatar people that has been dissolved since Russia’s capture of Crimea. Both were persecuted for their views: They openly stated that...

    Russian-speaking Germans: Who are they?
    Nov25

    Russian-speaking Germans: Who are they?

    Russia / Europe For many years, residents of West Germany born in the USSR were unofficially labeled “invisible migrants”. After the collapse of the Berlin Wall, stories on the “Russian mafia” intially circulated through the German news media, but soon faded from the forefront. The topic of Russians in Germany in the years after unification has...

    German Lessons for the Russian World
    Nov13

    German Lessons for the Russian World

    Russia / Europe The “Russian world” concept, actively promoted one way or another for at least ten years, has virtually become an official ideological doctrine since the annexation of Crimea. It certainly has a whiff of nationalism, and it is no coincidence that even the regime’s staunchest supporters were swift to draw parallels between...

    Fresh Sanctions Take Aim at Russia’s Defense Industry
    Nov08

    Fresh Sanctions Take Aim at Russia’s Defense Industry

    Security At the end of October, United States Department of State produced a list of 33 Russian companies from the country’s defence industry. As of January next year, these companies will be banned from making major transactions with western companies. The list was issued under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions...

    Fresh sanctions against the Russian defense industry
    Nov08

    Fresh sanctions against the Russian defense industry

    Security Since late January 2018, major transactions (as assessed by the US State Dept.) have been banned with respect to 33 Russian defense industry companies which appear on a list published by the United States Department of State in late October 2017. The list was issued under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act...

    Fresh sanctions against the Russian defense industry
    Nov08

    Fresh sanctions against the Russian defense industry

    Security Since late January 2018, major transactions (as assessed by the US State Dept.) have been banned with respect to 33 Russian defense industry companies which appear on a list published by the United States Department of State in late October 2017. The list was issued under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act...

    Hazing, Suicides and Unreported Deaths in the Russian Army
    Nov03

    Hazing, Suicides and Unreported Deaths in the Russian Army

    Security This October, Russia launched another round of military conscription. Despite upbeat official rhetoric, the news media have recently published a number of alarming stories about soldiers committing suicide. Although the situation has been gradually improving, this brings to light a problem that has afflicted Russia’s armed forces...

    Putin’s Foreign Policy Impasse … Until the Elections
    Nov02

    Putin’s Foreign Policy Impasse … Until the Elections

    Russia / World At this year’s Valdai Discussion Club – a key meeting point for Russia’s foreign policy establishment – there were a number of analysts and journalists expecting something significant from President Vladimir Putin’s keynote speech. Dmitry Peskov, Putin’s press secretary, had set the tone,...

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