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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 on May 12th. The conference will feature a number of the best China...


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Islamic State Continues to Gain Influence in Southern Russia

April 29, 2016

Karachaevo-Cherkessia, a mountainous republic in the northwestern Caucasus, has long been out of the news when it comes to attacks by the armed Islamist underground movement against government forces. Russia’s security services...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Russia’s Northern Sea Route Ambitions

April 29, 2016

Earlier this month, on April 19, the State Commission on the development of the Arctic Regions convened in Moscow to establish a single company to oversee all the logistics operations in the Russian Far North (Arctic.ru, April...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Economics, Russia, Arctic/High North

Kabardino-Balkaria’s Governor Says Militants Returning From Syria Represent Real Threat

April 28, 2016

In Kabardino-Balkaria, as in other republics of the North Caucasus, public debate intensifies from time to time regarding republican residents going off to fight in the Syrian civil war on the side of the rebels. But at the same...

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

Moscow Invites Chinese Factories to Move to the Russian Far East

April 28, 2016

Chemical, metallurgical and cement plants may soon be transferred from their current locations across northern China to the Russian Far East. This was the agreement reached in early April 2016, during Russian Minister for Far...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Foreign Policy, Domestic/Social, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Russia, Far East/Siberia

Fortress Russia: Pushing Foreigners Back

April 28, 2016

This week marked the 30th anniversary of the April 26, 1986, Chernobyl reactor meltdown—a nuclear disaster that saturated northern Ukraine, southern Belarus and parts of western Russia with radioactivity in the worst fallout in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Russia

Karachaevo-Cherkessia’s Leadership Sidelines a Popular Politician

April 27, 2016

A large-scale scandal was unleashed in Karachaevo-Cherkessia, after the republican branch of the United Russia party refused to register a popular politician, Aliy Totorkulov, as a candidate in the party’s primaries. Totorkulov...

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

Putin’s Secret Force Multiplier: Special Operations Forces

April 26, 2016

One in three questions posed to President Vladimir Putin during his recent annual live phone-in show covered issues of national security. Public interest in events in Donbas has apparently shrunk substantially, and the only...

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

Instability in Dagestan’s Tabasaran District Linked to Corruption and Lack of Opportunities for Youth

April 25, 2016

On the night of April 20, unidentified militants attacked the village of Juli in Dagestan’s Tabasaran district. The attackers robbed a local grocery store and shot up and set fire to several buildings. According to some accounts,...

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

Kaliningrad as a ‘New Ideological Battlefield’ Between Russia and the West

April 25, 2016

On April 12, Igor Nikolaychuk, the head of the Department of Regional Security Problems at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, traveled to Russia’s Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad, where he proclaimed that the oblast would...

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Russia’s Aggressive-Repressive Policies Bring No Long-Term Gains

April 25, 2016

Claims of “stability” and “confidence” shaped President Vladimir Putin’s answers to the carefully selected questions posed during his annual 220-minute-long live TV call-in program, which aired on April 14. Since then, however,...

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

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Russia’s Conflict Against Ukraine and the West: The Religious Dimension

March 17, 2016 05:03 PM

The conflict Russia is waging against Ukraine has, from the very beginning, had many different dimensions. Currently, it is increasingly assuming the narrative and form of an existential conflict...


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Islamic State Continues to Gain Influence in Southern Russia

April 29, 2016 05:53 PM

Karachaevo-Cherkessia, a mountainous republic in the northwestern Caucasus, has long been out of the news when it comes to attacks by the armed Islamist underground movement against government...


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Russia’s Northern Sea Route Ambitions

April 29, 2016 05:51 PM

Earlier this month, on April 19, the State Commission on the development of the Arctic Regions convened in Moscow to establish a single company to oversee all the logistics operations in the Russian...


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Moscow Invites Chinese Factories to Move to the Russian Far East

April 28, 2016 05:42 PM

Chemical, metallurgical and cement plants may soon be transferred from their current locations across northern China to the Russian Far East. This was the agreement reached in early April 2016,...


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Islamic State Continues to Gain Influence in Southern Russia

April 29, 2016 05:53 PM

Karachaevo-Cherkessia, a mountainous republic in the northwestern Caucasus, has long been out of the news when it comes to attacks by the armed Islamist underground movement against government...


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Islamic State Continues to Gain Influence in Southern Russia

April 29, 2016 05:53 PM

Karachaevo-Cherkessia, a mountainous republic in the northwestern Caucasus, has long been out of the news when it comes to attacks by the armed Islamist underground movement against government...


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Energy

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Russia Alters Geopolitical Balance in South Caucasus With New Energy Project

April 22, 2016 05:39 PM

On April 13, the energy ministers of Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Iran met in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, where they agreed to create a single, common electricity market among these countries....


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Armenia, Azerbaijan , Georgia, Middle East
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