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Updated - Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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Strange Bedfellows: Latvian Nationalists and Ethnic Russians Both Want to Block Entrance of More Russians

May 24, 2016

It has often been remarked that politics can make strange bedfellows, bringing together groups that one could not imagine agreeing on anything. That is what has been happening in Latvia, where Latvian nationalists and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Europe, Baltics, Russia

Four-Day Karabakh War Highlights Threats to Energy Security on NATO’s Southeastern Flank

May 23, 2016

The periodic escalation of violence in and around the separatist Azerbaijani territory of Karabakh routinely raises concerns about this conflict’s threat to regional energy security and pipeline infrastructure. However, few...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Georgia, Armenia, Europe

The Futility of Dialogue With Putin

May 23, 2016

The need to keep the channels of dialogue open with an unpredictable Russia is taken as an absolute imperative by many Western politicians. But they are often surprised when this tactic backfires. The foreign ministers of the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Europe, Russia

Normandy Meeting Aborts Ukraine’s Proposal on OSCE Police Mission

May 20, 2016

Russia, Germany, France, and Ukraine held an expanded meeting of their foreign affairs ministers and senior staffs on May 11 in Berlin (the “Normandy” format). Two overlapping issues topped the meeting’s agenda: possible...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine

Ukraine Develops Its Case Against Elections in the ‘People’s Republics’

May 20, 2016

The “Normandy” powers’ (Ukraine, Germany, France, Russia) latest meeting, in Berlin, on May 11, which failed to address Ukraine’s concerns, has stiffened Kyiv’s refusal to go along with local “elections” in the Donetsk and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine

The Declining Fortunes of the Current Belarusian Opposition

May 17, 2016

Five and a half years after the 2010 presidential elections, which culminated in street protests, violence, police crackdowns and Western sanctions on Belarus, the intensity of both official and unofficial contacts between Minsk...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Belarus

Putin Commits to Countering New Strategic ‘Threat’ to Russia

May 16, 2016

The ceremony of opening the United States’ missile defense base in Deveselu, Romania, last week (Thursday, May 12), was greeted by a barrage of condemnation and criticism from Russian officials (see EDM, May 12). The next day,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Domestic/Social, Europe, Romania, Baltics, Poland

INF Treaty Increasingly in Danger, as Russia Balks at New Missile Defense Base in Romania

May 12, 2016

The United States missile defense (MD) base near the Romanian town of Deveselu, west of Bucharest, became operational this week, armed with 24 SM-3 Block IB interceptors, guided by a land-based version of the naval Aegis...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Europe, Romania, Russia

Spanish Court Issues Arrest Warrants Against Russian Officials Accused of Organized Crime Links

May 11, 2016

Reports on May 3 revealed that the Spanish National High Court’s Central Investigative Court Number Five issued a series of international arrest warrants against 12 Russian citizens, including some figures considered close to...

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The Baltic Sea Region: A New ‘Powder Keg?’

May 9, 2016

During the first half of this month (May 2–19), Estonia is hosting one of the largest military exercises in its post-Soviet history—“Spring Storm 2016” (Delfi, May 2). These war games are being carried out in the three Estonian...

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Ukraine

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Normandy Meeting Aborts Ukraine’s Proposal on OSCE Police Mission

May 20, 2016 05:40 PM

Russia, Germany, France, and Ukraine held an expanded meeting of their foreign affairs ministers and senior staffs on May 11 in Berlin (the “Normandy” format). Two overlapping issues topped the...


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Belarus

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The Declining Fortunes of the Current Belarusian Opposition

May 17, 2016 06:02 PM

Five and a half years after the 2010 presidential elections, which culminated in street protests, violence, police crackdowns and Western sanctions on Belarus, the intensity of both official and...


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Moldova

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Romania Bidding for Influence in Moldova (Part Three)

April 26, 2016 03:41 PM

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Although its power seems firmly entrenched, Vlad Plahotniuc’s government needs some external legitimacy and urgent...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Moldova , Romania
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Baltics

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Strange Bedfellows: Latvian Nationalists and Ethnic Russians Both Want to Block Entrance of More Russians

May 24, 2016 06:01 PM

It has often been remarked that politics can make strange bedfellows, bringing together groups that one could not imagine agreeing on anything. That is what has been happening in Latvia, where...


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Balkans

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A Comeback for South Stream?

March 23, 2016 04:33 PM

When Moscow abruptly terminated the South Stream natural gas pipeline project in December 2014 (see EDM, December 17, 2014), that decision left all of Russia’s potential partners in the Balkans in...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Foreign Policy, Russia, Balkans, Europe, Featured
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Bulgaria

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Izborsky Club Says Moscow Must Block Alliance of Baltic–Black Sea States

February 23, 2016 06:20 PM

Twenty-five years ago, Moscow’s massive nuclear weapons stockpile could not prevent the Soviet Union from falling apart, because of a conjunction of domestic problems and opposition from abroad, the...


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Romania

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Putin Commits to Countering New Strategic ‘Threat’ to Russia

May 16, 2016 04:25 PM

The ceremony of opening the United States’ missile defense base in Deveselu, Romania, last week (Thursday, May 12), was greeted by a barrage of condemnation and criticism from Russian officials (see...


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Western Europe

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Spanish Court Issues Arrest Warrants Against Russian Officials Accused of Organized Crime Links

May 11, 2016 01:51 PM

Reports on May 3 revealed that the Spanish National High Court’s Central Investigative Court Number Five issued a series of international arrest warrants against 12 Russian citizens, including some...


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Central Europe

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Izborsky Club Says Moscow Must Block Alliance of Baltic–Black Sea States

February 23, 2016 06:20 PM

Twenty-five years ago, Moscow’s massive nuclear weapons stockpile could not prevent the Soviet Union from falling apart, because of a conjunction of domestic problems and opposition from abroad, the...


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