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    An Election With No Alternatives
    Mar06

    An Election With No Alternatives

    Politics In addition to the list of purchased items and other messages, supermarket receipts bear a reminder: ‘18 March: Elections of the President of the Russian Federation’. Schools devote their classes to the elections and run ‘research projects’ where children are forced to conduct surveys on their parents, asking whether they are...

    RUSI Newsbrief Vol. 38, No. 1
    Mar06

    RUSI Newsbrief Vol. 38, No. 1

    This issue of Newsbrief includes articles on the diplomatic opportunities offered by the 2018 Winter Olympics, joint political-military decision-making in war, and Russia’s involvement in Afghanistan, as well as articles on terrorist financing, the war in Ukraine and Pakistan’s new military doctrine.Download the complete...

    Anything but Strait-Forward: The Saudi Agenda in Yemen
    Mar06

    Anything but Strait-Forward: The Saudi Agenda in Yemen

    Saudi Arabia’s investment in the war in Yemen may have more to do with pipelines and maintaining control of the region’s shipping lanes than previously thought. Download the article (PDF)The government of Saudi Arabia’s direct intervention in Yemen’s civil war represents a paradox. Yemen does not at first sight seem like a...

    Newsbrief Vol. 38, No. 2
    Mar06

    Newsbrief Vol. 38, No. 2

    Concise briefings on contemporary issues and trends in international securityNo: 3Volume: 38Newsbrief …read more Source: Royal United Services Institute...

    Focusing on a Positive Future for  U.S.–Turkey Relations
    Mar06

    Focusing on a Positive Future for U.S.–Turkey Relations

    Photo Credit: FreshStock / Shutterstock The highly contentious relationship that has evolved between Turkey and the United States over their different approaches to the situation in Syria has led to serious questions as to whether the partnership can survive. While the points of disagreement between Turkey and the United States are real and...

    What Mueller Has, and What He is Missing
    Mar06

    What Mueller Has, and What He is Missing

    Each week brings a new indictment from Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller along with the same question: when will he produce evidence that the president of the United States committed treason?Because that’s what this is really about; Some Russians somewhere may have meddled in the election. But what Mueller has to answer is whether Trump...

    Ukraine: the perennial disinformation target
    Mar06

    Ukraine: the perennial disinformation target

    Four years have passed since the protests and subsequent violence on Maidan square in Kyiv, and also another anniversary is soon upon us; that of the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia. It is therefore no surprise that we see a focus on these events in pro-Kremlin disinformation this week: anniversaries are often used as a hook to reinforce...

    Ukraine Police accused of attacks on journalists leaving one hospitalized
    Mar06

    Ukraine Police accused of attacks on journalists leaving one hospitalized

    One journalist was hospitalized with chemical burns after the dispersal on March 3 by Ukraine’s ‘new police’ of the protest camps outside parliament. Two other members of the press also complain of ill-treatment from officers in helmets, who they say were not wearing any insignia to enable individual identification. . …read more...

    Stalin’s Legacy: Son Of An ’Enemy Of The People’ Vows He’ll Never Forget
    Mar06

    Stalin’s Legacy: Son Of An ’Enemy Of The People’ Vows He’ll Never Forget

    Every Wednesday, Aleksei Nesterenko stands outside building No. 23 on Moscow’s Nikolskaya Street, in which his father was executed during the Terror, with a sign calling for it to be turned into a branch of the city’s GULAG museum …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Yanukovych switches story about letter Putin used to justify Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine
    Mar06

    Yanukovych switches story about letter Putin used to justify Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was pulled out of Russian hiding on March 2 for a press conference seemingly aimed at denying that he had ‘really’ asked for Russian troops to be sent into Ukraine. His rather confused denial follows the about-face by Russia regarding this same letter which was used quite unambiguously back in...

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