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      Russian Diasporas After 2014: A Conversation with George F. Kennan Fellow Igor Zevelev
      Jan24

      Russian Diasporas After 2014: A Conversation with George F. Kennan Fellow Igor Zevelev

      Igor Zevelev is a George F. Kennan Fellow with the Kennan Institute. We recently spoke to him about his research on Russia’s policies towards Russians in neighboring states after the annexation of Crimea. Describe your background and what brought you to the Wilson Center. …read more Source:: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

      Ethnic Interest Group Influence on U.S. Foreign Policy: The Armenian, Ukrainian, and Baltic Experiences
      Jan21

      Ethnic Interest Group Influence on U.S. Foreign Policy: The Armenian, Ukrainian, and Baltic Experiences

      The past 25 years has witnessed a growing scholarly interest in the role of ethnic interest groups, or diasporas, in the conceptualization of America’s foreign policy. In particular, the demise of the Soviet Union has created a need for more systematized look at the effect of post-Soviet immigrant-ethnic communities on America’s...

      Ukraine Quarterly Digest: October–December 2019
      Jan15

      Ukraine Quarterly Digest: October–December 2019

      BY ANDRIAN PROKIP The end of the 2019 was an intense period in Ukraine. On the one hand, political scandals cast a shadow on the new administration’s efforts to move forward on its campaign promises. On the other hand, President Zelenskyy and his team achieved some progress on war-related issues and in Ukraine-Russia relations. This has...

      Cleaning Up Ukraine’s Banking Sector: Notorious “Alpine Schemes” Are a Setback
      Jan13

      Cleaning Up Ukraine’s Banking Sector: Notorious “Alpine Schemes” Are a Setback

      BY VADYM SYROTA …read more Source:: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

      KennanX Episode 1: “Meltdown”
      Jan08

      KennanX Episode 1: “Meltdown”

      In this episode of KennanX our host, Jill Dougherty, explores the lasting legacy and impact of Chernobyl. We are joined by Craig Mazin, Creator and Producer of HBO’s Chernobyl; Serhii Plokhii, Director, Ukraine Research Institute, Harvard University; Masha Gessen, Staff Writer at The New Yorker; and Maxim Trudolyubov, Senior Advisor at the...

      Results of the Normandy Format Talks for Ukraine: Hope, with Reservations
      Dec13

      Results of the Normandy Format Talks for Ukraine: Hope, with Reservations

      BY MYKHAILO MINAKOV …read more Source:: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

      Kennan Cable No. 45: Six Reasons the “Opposition Platform” Won in Eastern Ukraine
      Dec09

      Kennan Cable No. 45: Six Reasons the “Opposition Platform” Won in Eastern Ukraine

      At a large precinct in a regional city of Zaporizhya in eastern Ukraine—where I was an international election observer during the last parliamentary election on July 21­—vote counting proceeded well into the night. A room full of exhausted Precinct Election Commission (PEC) members, as well as domestic and international observers, seemed under...

      US-Ukraine Relations: “Tenuous”
      Nov20

      US-Ukraine Relations: “Tenuous”

      In this edition of Wilson Center NOW we speak with Nina Jankowicz, author and Disinformation Fellow with the Science and Technology Innovation Program. She discusses US-Ukraine relations as the partnership is tested like never before with impeachment proceedings underway in Washington. Jankowicz also discusses areas of continued cooperation such...

      Russian Society and Foreign Policy: Mass and Elite Orientations after Crimea
      Nov06

      Russian Society and Foreign Policy: Mass and Elite Orientations after Crimea

      Most Russians agree with the official narrative that Russia has re-emerged as a great power under Vladimir Putin, particularly with the annexation of Crimea. However, many Russians are unwilling to bear the economic burden of escalating tensions with the West, evidenced by the declining “Crimea bump” in Putin’s popularity and growing...

      Six Months in Power: Zelenskyy’s Achievements So Far
      Nov05

      Six Months in Power: Zelenskyy’s Achievements So Far

      Approximately half a year ago, Volodymyr Zelenskyy was elected based on his campaign promises of peace, a responsive government, anti-corruption reforms, and increasing the average household income. How has the new president and his team met these expectations? Do Ukrainians still trust their new government? Kennan Institute Senior Advisor on...

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