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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...

      Michael Khodarkovsky: “Democracy in Russia Is Not Only Possible—It’s Inevitable”
      Sep05

      Michael Khodarkovsky: “Democracy in Russia Is Not Only Possible—It’s Inevitable”

      As Vladimir Putin is about to be re-elected for another presidential term thus becoming one of the longest serving Russian leaders in history, IMR’s Olga Khvostunova sat down with Michael Khodarkovsky, Professor of History at Loyola University Chicago, to discuss Putin’s legacy, the lessons of the Russian Revolution, the Russian...

      Michael Khodarkovsky: “Sweeping history under the rug does not save the country from future problems”
      Sep05

      Michael Khodarkovsky: “Sweeping history under the rug does not save the country from future problems”

      As Vladimir Putin is about to be re-elected for another presidential term thus becoming one of the longest serving Russian leaders in history, IMR’s Olga Khvostunova sat down with Michael Khodarkovsky, Professor of History at Loyola University Chicago, to discuss Putin’s legacy, the lessons of the Russian Revolution, the Russian...

      IMR Releases English-Subtitled Version of “Nemtsov”
      Sep05

      IMR Releases English-Subtitled Version of “Nemtsov”

      On February 27, the third anniversary of the assassination of Boris Nemtsov, the Institute of Modern Russia is publicly releasing the English-subtitled version of “Nemtsov,” a documentary about the leader of the Russian opposition directed by his friend and colleague Vladimir Kara-Murza. …read more Source:: Institute of Modern...

      Daniel Fried: “This List Is a Missed Opportunity”
      Sep05

      Daniel Fried: “This List Is a Missed Opportunity”

      Imrussia.org’s editor-in-chief Olga Khvostunova spoke with Daniel Fried, distinguished fellow at the Atlantic Council, former State Department’s Coordinator for Sanctions Policy, about the contents and the meaning of the “Kremlin report,” which was released by the U.S. Treasury on January 29. …read more Source::...

      Open Russia Online Resources Blocked in Russia
      Sep05

      Open Russia Online Resources Blocked in Russia

      Roskomnadzor blacklisted Open Russia online resources upon the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office. According to the regulator’s website, a number of corresponding domain names have been blocked on December 11, 2017, citing Article 15.3 of the Federal Law No. 149-FZ “On Information,” which establishes the procedure that limits...

      How Putin’s Russia Works
      Sep05

      How Putin’s Russia Works

      In his most recent book Anders Aslund details the current state of affairs in Putin’s Russia and provides an overview of the system that he defines as “crony capitalism.” The book serves as a good primer of the subject, offering a useful meta-analysis and integrating points. …read more Source:: Institute of Modern...

      Why Russia Needs a “Sovereign Runet”
      Sep05

      Why Russia Needs a “Sovereign Runet”

      The official goal of the “sovereign internet” bill signed by Vladimir Putin into law on May 1 is to secure the uninterrupted operation of the Runet in case of disconnection from the global infrastructure of the World Wide Web. In reality, this law allows the Russian government to gain centralized control over the Runet and, if need be, to shut...

      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...

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