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Russia’s Military Challenge to the Baltics, the US and NATO

April 17, 2015 03:30 PM

On Friday, April 17, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted Rasa Jukneviciene, the former Minister of Defense of the Republic of Lithuania, and Major General Jonas Kronkaitis, former Chief of Defense...


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Africa

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The Maritime Silk Road and the PLA: Part Two

April 3, 2015 03:43 PM

In the previous issue, the first part of this article examined the various strategic and other motivations behind China’s desire for an increased military presence west of Singapore (see China Brief,...


Cat: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South China Sea, Africa
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The Caucasus

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Russia Fears Possible Tectonic Shifts in the North Caucasus

April 20, 2015 03:53 PM

Russian experts have written a series of articles on the future of the North Caucasus in a new age of uncertainty in the Russian Federation. They have attempted to determine under what conditions the...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia
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Central Asia

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Mongolia, Russia and China Work to Boost Transcontinental Rail Transit

April 20, 2015 03:55 PM

Deputy ministers of railway and transportation from Mongolia, China and Russia met, on April 9–10, in Ulaanbaatar, for their first consultative meeting since a tripartite summit among the presidents...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Transit, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia
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China and the Asia-Pacific

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Mongolia, Russia and China Work to Boost Transcontinental Rail Transit

April 20, 2015 03:55 PM

Deputy ministers of railway and transportation from Mongolia, China and Russia met, on April 9–10, in Ulaanbaatar, for their first consultative meeting since a tripartite summit among the presidents...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Transit, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia
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Europe

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The Faltering Russian Economy Makes a Renewed Ukraine Offensive More Likely

April 20, 2015 03:54 PM

“Boring” is perhaps the prevalent impression of President Vladimir Putin’s televised four-hour-long Q & A session that aired last Thursday (April 16), which was meant to demonstrate his good...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia
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Latin America

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His Master’s Voice: Lavrov Tours Latin America

April 8, 2015 04:36 PM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s recent tour of Latin America aimed to build on Moscow’s previous successes among pro-Russian regimes there—Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela—as well as to establish...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Latin America, Colombia, Nicaragua, Cuba, Russia, Venezuela
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Middle East

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Tide of Support for Islamic State in the North Caucasus Causes Alarm in Moscow

April 16, 2015 04:40 PM

Russia watchers can hardly fail to notice that Moscow often reacts to events in the North Caucasus after a significant time lag. Several amirs of the Caucasus Emirate pledged allegiance to the...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Middle East, Syria
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Russia

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Mongolia, Russia and China Work to Boost Transcontinental Rail Transit

April 20, 2015 03:55 PM

Deputy ministers of railway and transportation from Mongolia, China and Russia met, on April 9–10, in Ulaanbaatar, for their first consultative meeting since a tripartite summit among the presidents...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Transit, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia
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South Asia

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Afghanistan’s Ethnic Turkmens: Enemies or Allies for Ashgabat?

April 10, 2015 03:20 PM

The relationship between Afghanistan’s Turkmen diaspora and Turkmenistan has always been complicated as well as under-researched. However, the latest developments along the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, South Asia, Afghanistan
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Turkey

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Will Turkey Choose the European or Eurasian Energy Union?

April 17, 2015 06:19 PM

The sixth meeting of the World Forum on Energy Regulation is scheduled to be held on May 25–28, in Istanbul, and is being organized by the office of the prime minister of the Turkish Republic. The...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Europe, Russia, Turkey
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