Russian Orthodox Activists—Value in Deniability for the Kremlin

The Moscow Patriarchate’s subordination to the political will of the Kremlin has been evident for so long that it no longer attracts much attention. Patriarch Kirill and his entourage can generally be counted on to follow every...

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Devaluation of National Currency Threatens Regime Stability in Azerbaijan

March 3, 2015

On February 21, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) devalued the country’s currency, the manta, by 33.5 percent against the US dollar, and 30 percent against the euro. On the day of the devaluation, the national currency was...

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The Battle of the Fifth Columns

March 3, 2015

On February 17–18, the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Sir Suma Chakrabarti, paid a visit to Minsk and met with President Alyaksandr Lukashenka (ONT, February 17). This was the first trip...

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Russian Orthodox Activists—Value in Deniability for the Kremlin

March 3, 2015

The Moscow Patriarchate’s subordination to the political will of the Kremlin has been evident for so long that it no longer attracts much attention. Patriarch Kirill and his entourage can generally be counted on to follow every...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Info Warfare/Media, Russia

A Potential Breakthrough in Mongolia’s Relations With North and South Korea

March 2, 2015

Mongolia takes a resolutely middle road when it comes to North and South Korea. It values its long-standing relations with the North while developing its newly-declared strategic partnership with the South. Due to its geographic...

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Murder That Revealed Truth

March 2, 2015

The photograph that hit millions of computer and smartphone screens late Friday (February 27) night, Moscow time, has instantly become a clear-focused image of what Russia has become amidst the Ukraine war: The night-time...

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Party Leader Accuses the Governor of Dagestan of a Physical Assault

March 2, 2015

On February 20, the chairman of the Dagestani branch of the Russian political party Spravedlivaya Rossiya (Just Russia), Gajimurad Omarov, was beaten up in Makhachkala. Omarov said the assailants were people associated with the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus

Moscow Again Putting Separatist Regions in Play Against Georgia

February 27, 2015

On February 18, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the head of the “Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Ossetia,” David Sanakoev, signed an agreement “On the State Border,” whereby Russia recognized the “state borders”...

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January 8, 2015

During the week of October 14–20, 2014, Eurasia Daily Monitor presented a series of special issues featuring net assessments of developments across Eurasia since the beginning of the year. Following Ukraine’s Revolution of...

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August 18, 2014

As a full-fledged war between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed irregulars rages on in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbas, Western defense experts are only now beginning to thoroughly assess the military lessons of the...

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The Independent Quoted Jacob Zenn on Boko Haram

March 3, 2015

Boko Haram's latest video, where two hostages were beheaded, and its similarities to those made by the Islamic State was analyzed by Jacob Zenn for The Independent.

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Wladimir van Wilgenburg, an analyst of Kurdish politics for Jamestown, discussed the Islamic State's destruction of antiquities in a Mosul museum with Bild.

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