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    Russia’s June 2016 Snap Exercise: Same Old Story, but With a New Touch
    Jun30

    Russia’s June 2016 Snap Exercise: Same Old Story, but With a New Touch

    Russian President Vladimir Putin initiated a country-wide snap exercise, on June 14, which lasted until June 22, though some units continued to hold maneuvers the following day (Mil.ru, June 14; RIA Novosti, June 23). Various elements of the exercise took place in all four Russian military districts—West, South, Central and East (see EDM, June...

    Anders Åslund: “Cameron might go down in history as the gravedigger of the European Union.”
    Jun29

    Anders Åslund: “Cameron might go down in history as the gravedigger of the European Union.”

    Language English Following the results of Britain’s recent Brexit referendum, we would like to take a look back at commentary on the potential British exit from the European Union (EU) provided by two CASE Fellows, Anders Åslund and Marek Dąbrowski, which was published in the Spring 2016 issue of The International Economy. Anders Åslund...

    Former Moldovan Prime Minister Gets Long Prison Term
    Jun29

    Former Moldovan Prime Minister Gets Long Prison Term

    Vlad Filat says he’s being made a scapegoat for the “theft of the century” bank fraud scandal. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia Accuses US Destroyer of Conducting Reckless Maneuvers
    Jun29

    Russia Accuses US Destroyer of Conducting Reckless Maneuvers

    Moscow says actions violated international law, while U.S. defense officials say nearby Russian ship was at fault. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Friends With Benefits? Russian-Chinese Relations After the Ukraine Crisis
    Jun29

    Friends With Benefits? Russian-Chinese Relations After the Ukraine Crisis

    Facing sanctions from the West after the annexation of Crimea, Russia has reoriented its economy toward China. The results of the shift are mixed, but if trends continue, Moscow is likely to drift further into Beijing’s embrace. An asymmetrical interdependence is emerging, with global implications. …read more Source: Carnegie...

    The Juggernaut Stumbles
    Jun29

    The Juggernaut Stumbles

    The Grim Fate of Russia’s Energy Economy …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Now Is Not the Time to Scrap the Minsk Agreement
    Jun29

    Now Is Not the Time to Scrap the Minsk Agreement

    A Reply to David J. Kramer Editor’s Note: On June 22, Ambassador John Herbst and David J. Kramer debated whether we should bury the Minsk agreement, the troubled ceasefire agreement in Ukraine, at an Atlantic Council event in Washington, DC. Their remarks have been adapted from the debate.Ukraine’s discussion of the war with Russia...

    It’s Time to Scrap Minsk
    Jun29

    It’s Time to Scrap Minsk

    Editor’s Note: On June 22, Ambassador John Herbst and David Kramer debated whether we should bury the Minsk agreement, the troubled ceasefire agreement in Ukraine, at an Atlantic Council event in Washington, DC. Their remarks have been adapted from the debate.The Minsk ceasefire agreement, signed February 15, 2015, by the leaders of Russia,...

    The war of the cold words: Russia, the West and propaganda
    Jun29

    The war of the cold words: Russia, the West and propaganda

    Superficially, Russian Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky’s recent claim that Netflix was a CIA plot resembles another excitable pronouncement from a Kremlin hierarchy increasingly out of touch with reality. The same goes for the regularly inflammatory comments of Dmitry Rogozin, the possible successor to Vladimir Putin, who famously warned...

    Using Democracy as a Weapon
    Jun29

    Using Democracy as a Weapon

    There was something obscenely ironic about Kremlin officials and surrogates cheering the results of the Brexit referendum, given that a similar democratic exercise could never take place in Vladimir Putin’s Russia. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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