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    One Year Later: Islamic State Continues to Expand Inside Russia
    Apr14

    One Year Later: Islamic State Continues to Expand Inside Russia

    The so-called Islamic State (IS) is increasingly infiltrating Russia, threatening its security (Lenta.ru, June 24, 2015). It has been less than one year since the IS claimed to have a “province” in the North Caucasus (Polit.ru, June 24, 2015), and now the organization claims to have expanded beyond the “Caucasus Velayat.” The IS went on to...

    Putin’s Main Target in Syria: Helping al-Assad Win the Civil War
    Apr14

    Putin’s Main Target in Syria: Helping al-Assad Win the Civil War

    On March 14, President Vladimir Putin surprised both friend and foe by announcing that the Russian military mission in Syria was “mostly accomplished” and ordering the withdrawal of “most of our forces” (Kremlin.ru, March 14; see EDM, March 17, 21). A month later, it became apparent Russia’s engagement in Syria still continues and that...

    The United States in German Foreign Policy
    Apr14

    The United States in German Foreign Policy

    Since it first emerged in 2013 that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), together with the British Government Communication Headquarters, had carried out a massive program of surveillance of German citizens, there has been much talk of a crisis in relations between Germany and the United States. The revelations, which were made by a former...

    Volodymyr Groysman Appointed Prime Minister of Ukraine, New Cabinet
    Apr14

    Volodymyr Groysman Appointed Prime Minister of Ukraine, New Cabinet

    Ukraine. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Prime Minister in Vote
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Prime Minister in Vote

    April 14, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Russian Police Seek Readers of Dangerous Books on Ukraine
    Apr14

    Russian Police Seek Readers of Dangerous Books on Ukraine

    Borrowers checked out library books on the Ukrainian famine as long as 18 years ago. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Yerevan Protesters Denounce Russian Arms Sales to Azerbaijan
    Apr14

    Yerevan Protesters Denounce Russian Arms Sales to Azerbaijan

    Kremlin says it will continue to supply arms to both sides despite renewed fighting in breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Dutch have rejected the EU association agreement with Ukraine
    Apr14

    The Dutch have rejected the EU association agreement with Ukraine

    The ramifications concerning the implementation of the EU association agreement with Ukraine following the result of the referendum will be limited. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Ukraine: a counter revolution could be under way in Kiev
    Apr14

    Ukraine: a counter revolution could be under way in Kiev

    The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s unruly parliament, voted on April 14 to accept the resignation of Arseniy Yatsenyuk, leader of the People’s Front party. The prime minister, who has been in post since the Euromaidan uprising in February 2014, reluctantly announced on April 10 that he intended to leave office. President Petro...

    Russia: a global energy powerhouse that’s much more than a petro-state
    Apr14

    Russia: a global energy powerhouse that’s much more than a petro-state

    Energy empire? A Gazprom facility in Moscow. imagesbywestfall/flickr, CC BYRussia is not what you think. Most discussion about its energy influence has focused on oil and gas, particularly gas. Russia can be described, and is routinely described, as a petro-state. This is only partly accurate. In truth, Russia has been building an altogether new...

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