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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

The University Club of Washington, D.C.

Grand Ballroom (2nd Floor)

1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

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Language Is National Security in Belarus

October 30, 2014

On October 23, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka met with a group of Belarusian writers. In any country surrounding Belarus, a meeting like this would probably not be similarly newsworthy. The country has two writers’ unions and a...

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

As Confrontation With US Worsens, Moscow Hopes to Make Inroads Into Europe

October 30, 2014

The first of the two French-made helicopter-carrying Mistral-class assault ships, which Russia ordered in 2011, is reportedly ready for delivery. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin announced that a Russian official delegation...

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

Moscow’s Empty Promises on Far East Could Undermine Government Credibility

October 29, 2014

As more people die in eastern Ukraine in the fighting between government forces and Russia-backed rebels, Moscow seems determined to pursue its internal economic goals despite the damage already caused by the West’s sanctions....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Russia, Far East/Siberia

Germany Reconsiders Its Russia Policy in Light of Russia-Ukraine War

October 28, 2014

The German government’s response to Russia’s war against Ukraine—and by extension, Berlin’s assessment of Russia—is undergoing some reconsideration. Moscow has shaken Germany’s “trust” once more by flouting the armistice in...

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

Chancellor Merkel Insists on Russian Observance of Armistice in Ukraine

October 28, 2014

The German government has come round to the view that Russia’s actions against Ukraine potentially threaten the “European peace order.” Policy debates in Germany reflect, belatedly and still tentatively, this assessment (see...

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

What Do Russian Probes in the Baltic Portend?

October 27, 2014

Earlier this month (October 2014), Scandinavian, and especially Swedish, media have focused on Sweden’s apparently abortive efforts to locate what was allegedly a disabled Russian reconnaissance submarine off its shores near...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Europe, Baltics, Nordics, Ukraine, Russia

Former Editor-in-Chief of Lenta.ru Launches New Media Project From Latvia

October 24, 2014

Galina Timchenko’s new Russian-language news media project, the website Medusa (medusa.io), was launched on October 20, in Riga, Latvia. Timchenko’s project became an intriguing topic in the Russian press after she was fired this...

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

Belarus Is Asserting Its Own Voice

October 24, 2014

On October 17, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka conducted a 5.5-hour-long press conference for Russian provincial journalists. This was the 12th event of its kind. The first one occurred in 2002, when Lukashenka realized that...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Domestic/Social, Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Belarus, Russia

Siege Mentality Dominates in Moscow

October 23, 2014

Christophe de Margerie, 63, the CEO of French oil major Total, was killed as his executive jet crashed during takeoff on the runway of Moscow’s Vnukovo airport, at about midnight, on October 20. The jet hit an airport snowplow...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, France, Western Europe, Russia

Upcoming Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine: Old Faces in New Rada?

October 22, 2014

As October 26, the date of the upcoming parliamentary elections in Ukraine, approaches ever closer, many current legislators are finding themselves in increasingly dire straits. In addition to the tense political campaign, an...

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

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Ukraine

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Moscow’s Empty Promises on Far East Could Undermine Government Credibility

October 29, 2014 03:06 PM

As more people die in eastern Ukraine in the fighting between government forces and Russia-backed rebels, Moscow seems determined to pursue its internal economic goals despite the damage already...


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Belarus

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Language Is National Security in Belarus

October 30, 2014 04:02 PM

On October 23, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka met with a group of Belarusian writers. In any country surrounding Belarus, a meeting like this would probably not be similarly newsworthy. The country...


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Moldova

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Lukashenka’s Moldova Visit Raises Hopes for Temporary Solution to Russia’s Agricultural Ban

October 6, 2014 05:48 PM

After the Russian Federation banned, in July 2014, the import of a large list of Moldovan agricultural products, Moldovan businesses have continually looked for solutions. In particular, Belarus has...


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Baltics

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What Do Russian Probes in the Baltic Portend?

October 27, 2014 02:35 PM

Earlier this month (October 2014), Scandinavian, and especially Swedish, media have focused on Sweden’s apparently abortive efforts to locate what was allegedly a disabled Russian reconnaissance...


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Balkans

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Russia-Ukraine War’s Impact on European Energy—A Net Assessment of Developments in Europe’s Energy Security Strategy Since the Start of 2014

October 20, 2014 05:11 PM

The Russia-Ukraine war has presented the most serious threat to European energy security since the end of the Cold War. Almost half of the Russian natural gas delivered to European markets in 2013...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Energy, Europe, Balkans, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Baltics, Central Europe
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Bulgaria

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Russia-Ukraine War’s Impact on European Energy—A Net Assessment of Developments in Europe’s Energy Security Strategy Since the Start of 2014

October 20, 2014 05:11 PM

The Russia-Ukraine war has presented the most serious threat to European energy security since the end of the Cold War. Almost half of the Russian natural gas delivered to European markets in 2013...


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Romania

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Romania Pushes NATO on Securing Black Sea Area in Response to Russia’s Militarization of Crimea

September 24, 2014 04:08 PM

After meeting consistent Ukrainian military opposition in Luhansk and Donetsk, following a largely non-violent annexation of Crimea, Russian planners seemed to have reassessed Ukraine’s resolve to...


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Western Europe

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China’s Railway Diplomacy in the Balkans

October 23, 2014 04:42 PM

In November 2013, China, Serbia and Hungary signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of the Hungaro-Serbian High-Speed Railway (HSR), connecting Belgrade and Budapest by...


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Central Europe

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Russia-Ukraine War’s Impact on European Energy—A Net Assessment of Developments in Europe’s Energy Security Strategy Since the Start of 2014

October 20, 2014 05:11 PM

The Russia-Ukraine war has presented the most serious threat to European energy security since the end of the Cold War. Almost half of the Russian natural gas delivered to European markets in 2013...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Energy, Europe, Balkans, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Baltics, Central Europe
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