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Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich discusses Russia, Ukraine in IA Forum Interview

Interview with Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich.who provides analyis of the crisis in Ukraine, Crimea, and Russia.  By Adriana Stephan. (04/16/2014)

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IA-Forum Interview: David Satter

IA-Forum speaks with David Satter, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, about Barack Obama’s recent visit to Moscow. By Marina Grushin (07/24/2009)
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European Ballistic Missile Defense: Competing Interests and Reluctant Partners

Author provides analysis of the European Ballistic Missile Defense issue and its impact on the key players involved. By Elizabeth Zolotukhina. (03/24/2009)
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Rebuilding America’s Relationship with Russia: Past Problems and Future Prescriptions

Paper that explores the U.S.-Russian relationship and prescribes steps to strengthen it. (3rd place Winner, IA-Forum Essay Competition). By Morgan Cohen. (01/31/2009)
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The Future of Russia-U.S. Relations

Paper that explores the Russia-U.S. relationship and its future. (2nd Place Winner of the 2009 IA-Forum Essay Competition). By Jerrod Vaughan. (01/31/2009)
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Positive-Sum Politics

Winner of the IA-Forum 2009 Spring Student Essay Competition, author examines the U.S. - Russian relationship. By Daniel Hemel. (01/31/2009)
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IA-Forum Interview: Jeffrey Mankoff

IA-Forum speaks with Jeffrey Mankoff, Associate Director of International Security Studies at Yale University and author of Russian Foreign Policy: the Return of Great Power Politics, about Russia’s relations with post-Soviet states and Western powers. By Marina Grushin. (03/11/09)
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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Christopher Preble

IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Christopher Preble, director of foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, about Iraq and U.S. foreign policy issues. (IA-Forum, 08/29/2008)
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IA Forum Interview: Vladimer Papava

IA Forum speaks with Vladimer Papava, former Minister of Economy (1994-2000) and former Member of the Parliament (2004-2008) of the Republic of Georgia about the Georgia-Russia crisis. By Alexander Jackson. (08/14/2008)
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IA-Forum Interview: Edward Lucas

IA-Forum speaks with Edward Lucas, Central and Eastern Europe correspondent for the Economist, about his book 'The New Cold War.' (IA-Forum, 04/30/2008)
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IA-Forum Interview: Thomas Remington

International Affairs Forum speaks with Prof. Thomas Remington, chair of the Political Science Department at Emory University, about the upcoming Russian presidential election. By Trenton Truitt (IA-Forum 02/27/08)
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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Stephen Blank

International Affairs Forum speaks with Dr. Stephen Blank, research professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Army War College, about Russia-NATO relations. By Jason Miks (IA-Forum, 02/12/08)
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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Lilia Shevtsova

IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Lilia Shevtsova from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about her book "Russia: Lost in Transition" and the state of Russia. (IA-Forum, 12/19/2007)
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Interview: Ambassador Jan-Paul Dirkse

IA-Forum speaks with Dutch Ambassador to Russia, Jan-Paul Dirkse. By Kester Kenn Klomegah. (IA-Forum, 10/26/2007)
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IA-Forum Interview: William C. Potter

International Affairs Forum discusses current and future Russian political issues with William C. Potter, Director of the Center for Nonproliferation Studies and of the Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Monterey Institute for International Studies. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 3/6/2007)
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The Impact of External Factors on Abkhazia's Internal Debate

The Winter Olympics in Sochi and the current crisis in Ukr (4/16/2014)
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Innovation, Brain Drain, and the Politics of Russian Higher Education Reform

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Putin’s High-Risk Game in Ukraine

Vladimir Putin is still a step ahead of the West in Ukrain (4/14/2014)
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Georgian Foreign Policy in a New Era

This is a summary of a roundtable held at Chatham House on (4/14/2014)
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A Russian Requiem

President Putin’s rule was running into trouble before his (4/8/2014)
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Europe Cannot Cling to Russian Profits with Security at Stake

Europe must stop hoping that Russia will adjust its strate (4/1/2014)
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Ukraine, Security Assurances and Nuclear Weapons

Since the events of February and March this year, in parti (3/28/2014)
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Archie Brown, Oxford professor of politics

You’ve written that strong leadership is a myth. What is t (3/27/2014)
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Notebook: Lindsey Hilsum

On the eve of the Crimean referendum, two dozen armed mask (3/27/2014)
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How to rein in Putin

In the aftermath of the Crimean referendum on leaving Ukra (3/27/2014)
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Why the West shouldn’t abandon Russia’s reluctant ‘little brother’

Today’s fight for Ukraine began with the Maidan uprising i (3/27/2014)
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We cannot afford to forget Bosnia

Unrest in Bosnia is a sign that people are losing patience (3/27/2014)
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Cold War Lessons for Dealing with Russia

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When is the Right Time to Negotiate with Russia Over Ukraine?

Diplomats exist in order to negotiate. The Churchillian sa (3/24/2014)
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The West Needs a New Form of Deterrence that Targets Russia’s Weaknesses

Western countries are waking up to the fact that Russia’s (3/21/2014)
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Russia and China: The New Axis of Evil?

Authors discuss the possibility that Russia and China now constitute the 'Axis of Evil'. By Ryan Barnes & Steinar Dyrnes. (08/04/2008)
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Endgame in Abkhazia?

Author discusses recent tensions between Georgia and Russia over the breakaway Georgian province of Abkhazia. By Alexander Jackson. (IA-Forum, 05/06/2008)
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A Putin by Any Other Name...

In light of the upcoming presidential elections in Russia it might be wise for the American presidential candidates to articulate a coherent Russia policy. Or at least know the name of Putin's heir. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (IA-Forum, 02/28/2008)
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Totalitarian of the Year: Putin

A well-orchestrated election is a key instrument of a modern, 21st century dictatorship. It’s an important tool in the arsenal of state control, and the rhetorical platform essential to accusing critical Westerners of hypocrisy. Welcome to Russia. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (IA-Forum, 01/11/2008)
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Death of the Russian Media

Discusses the trend of journalist deaths in the Russian media, implications within the country and externally. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 4/16/2007)
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We Mustn’t Forget Russia’s Truth Seeker Anna Politkovskaya

An appreciation of slain Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya and discussion of issues surrounding her death. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 2/14/2007)
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Raw Power, Bear Facts

"Backed by oil reserves, Russia is an object lesson of how global self-assertion can quickly turn very ugly. Skilled in the arts of brazen lying, Russia plays international politics like a tin drum." By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler. (first published on, 12/29/2006)
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