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Section: Institute of Modern Russia (USA)

      Toomas Hendrik Ilves: “As soon as Russia becomes a democratic country, its best relationship will be with Estonia”
      Oct23

      Toomas Hendrik Ilves: “As soon as Russia becomes a democratic country, its best relationship will be with Estonia”

      The recent dispute between Russia and Estonia over potential Estonian espionage has heightened tensions in the two countries’ relationship. It has also fueled public fears that Russia will annex Narva, a predominantly Russian-speaking border city of Estonia. However, Estonian president Toomas Hendrik Ilves believes that Vladimir Putin will...

      Are the Kremlin Hardliners Winning?
      Oct01

      Are the Kremlin Hardliners Winning?

      The Ukraine crisis has caused a shift in the balance of power within the Russian political elite. The so-called siloviki, or hardliners, are strongly in ascendance, but not completely triumphant. Donald N. Jensen, resident fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, reflects on Russia’s current political landscape. …read more...

      Ghost Soldiers from Russia
      Sep17

      Ghost Soldiers from Russia

      Despite a plethora of irrefutable evidence, Russian president Vladimir Putin continues his steadfast denial of Russia’s military presence in Ukraine. According to writer Alexander Podrabinek, only those interested in propaganda and not facts are capable of disregarding such a cynical lie. …read more Source: Institute of Modern...

      The Fear of Responsibility
      Sep11

      The Fear of Responsibility

      On September 8, 2014, the preliminary results of the investigation into the recent crash of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 over Donetsk, Ukraine, were published by the Netherlands commission assembled for the task. Moscow-based journalist Olga Melnikova comments on Russia’s reactions to the findings. …read more Source: Institute of...

      The Premonition of War
      Sep03

      The Premonition of War

      In late August, Russian troops as good as started the invasion of the Ukrainian territory. Despite the Russians’ drastic escalation of the military conflict, the West has remained neutral with regard to Vladimir Putin’s aggressive policy. According to writer Alexander Podrabinek, the sooner Western leaders realize that this position...

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