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Section: Institute of Modern Russia (USA)

      How Russia, Poland, and Ukraine Try to Revise WWII History
      Feb26

      How Russia, Poland, and Ukraine Try to Revise WWII History

      This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II—the war that has largely shaped the modern world order. As countries prepare to celebrate another year of peace in Europe, it is clear that unresolved political rifts, old and new, are pushing some leaders to revise the history of the war for their own political gains. …read...

      Why U.S.-Iran Conflict Suits Russia
      Jan30

      Why U.S.-Iran Conflict Suits Russia

      The January 3 drone strike that killed Major General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad triggered a sharp escalation between Iran and the U.S., causing an array of serious repercussions across the region, including the downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet. While a slim majority of Americans support the strike, many are concerned with the increased risk...

      Trump-Putin Meeting at G-20: All Talk and No Action
      Sep05

      Trump-Putin Meeting at G-20: All Talk and No Action

      Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are expected to meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit, which opens in Osaka on June 28. Despite overwhelming media attention, no “new deal” is in the cards, but both leaders will use the opportunity to score political points. …read more Source:: Institute of Modern...

      Un-Freedom of the Press
      Sep05

      Un-Freedom of the Press

      Over the last month, two events have shaken up a small corner of the Russian media landscape, which continues to strive for integrity and independence. A Meduza reporter got arrested on bogus charges of drug possession, but was eventually acquitted. Prior to that, Kommersant’s entire political desk resigned over the owner’s...

      The Kremlin’s Oligarchs in the West
      Sep05

      The Kremlin’s Oligarchs in the West

      Following the sanctioning of a number of top Russian oligarchs who used to do the Kremlin’s bidding in the West, the Russian government is now engaging less public figures to carry out its “delicate tasks and negotiations,” writes popular Russian Telegram-channel Maluta Skuratov. …read more Source:: Institute of Modern...

      Is Russia’s Future in the Hands of Its Youth?
      Sep05

      Is Russia’s Future in the Hands of Its Youth?

      Vladimir Putin is approaching his 20th anniversary as de-facto leader of Russia, and many critics of his regime are increasingly looking to the new generation of Russians in the hope that they can bring about change. What is known about this new generation? Is there ground for optimism? …read more Source:: Institute of Modern...

      New Articles Added to the Research Section
      Sep05

      New Articles Added to the Research Section

      Three research articles authored by IMR’s Senior Advisor Vladimir Kara-Murza have been added to the Research section of the website. They had been previously presented in Tauride Readings, an edited volume published by the Center for the History of Parliamentarianism at the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly. …read more Source::...

      In Memory of Lyudmila Alekseeva
      Sep05

      In Memory of Lyudmila Alekseeva

      On December 8, Russia’s most recognized and revered human rights veteran Lyudmila Alekseeva passed away at the age of 91. She dedicated her entire life to a noble and selfless fight for the freedom of her country and its people. …read more Source:: Institute of Modern...

      Andrei Kozyrev: “Democracy Needs to be Fought for Every Day”
      Sep05

      Andrei Kozyrev: “Democracy Needs to be Fought for Every Day”

      The Kremlin’s foreign policy post-2014 has constantly challenged the existing international order. Many experts believe that this foreign policy originates in Vladimir Putin’s anti-Western views. However, according to Russia’s former Foreign Minister, Andrei Kozyrev, the causes of Russian aggression are due to a consensus...

      U.S-Russia Relations Under Putin’s Fourth Term: Is There Room for Improvement?
      Sep05

      U.S-Russia Relations Under Putin’s Fourth Term: Is There Room for Improvement?

      On June 14, 2018, IMR and CSIS held a panel discussion on the current downward spiral in tensions between Moscow and Washington. Participants in the discussion included former Russian foreign minister Andrei Kozyrev, Vice Chairman of Open Russia Vladimir Kara-Murza, Russian political strategist Vitali Shkliarov, and Free Russia Foundation...

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