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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014 06:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to attend a conference exploring the profound effect the Russia-Ukraine conflict has had on Moldova and the South Caucasus. Our panelists will examine current...

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Turkmenistan Becoming Regional Railway Hub

September 22, 2014

Buoyed by its rising hydrocarbon revenues, Turkmenistan is using some of that income to reduce its geographical isolation by upgrading and expanding its railway network while linking it to those of its neighbors. The most recent...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan , Tajikistan , Russia, South Asia, Afghanistan

Yevtushenkov’s Arrest: A Stern Warning to All the Wealthy and Powerful

September 18, 2014

The Russian business community was shocked by the arrest this week (September 16) of one of Russia’s richest industrialists—billionaire-tycoon Vladimir Yevtushenkov (65), accused of money laundering. In 2009, Yevtushenkov...

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

Turkish Businesses Seek to Open North Caucasus to the Outside World

September 17, 2014

On September 7, representatives of the Turkish government-owned company Caykur met with North Ossetia’s Prime Minister Sergei Takoev to discuss an investment project in the Russian republic. Caykur applied for a swath of land in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Turkey, North Caucasus Analysis

Ukraine May Harm Itself by Slapping Sanctions on Russia

September 12, 2014

On September 10, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed into law a bill on sanctions against Russia (, September 10). The law was published in official newspapers on September 11, which gave Poroshenko legal...

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

The Rationale Behind Putin’s Visit to Mongolia Amid the Ukrainian Crisis

September 12, 2014

While on a several-day visit to the Russian Far East (see Jamestown Blog on Russia and Eurasia, September 9), Russian President Vladimir Putin spent less than six hours in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on September 3. He took this trip...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Economics, Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia

Belarus and the ‘End of Peace’ in Europe

August 13, 2014

On July 31, the international Contact Group, which aims to resolve the crisis in Ukraine (see EDM, July 18), met in Zaslavl, Belarus. It was attended by former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma, Russia’s ambassador to Ukraine...

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

Putin Picks the Worst of All Bad Choices

August 11, 2014

With the arrival of August, political expectations in Russia, informed by the long experience of setbacks and disasters, are turning negative. Second thoughts about the “victorious” war with Georgia that erupted six years ago...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

In Escalating Standoff With West, Russia Imposes Food Ban

August 7, 2014

In reply to Western sanctions over the Ukrainian crisis, the Russian government has announced a sweeping ban on the import of meat and meat products, fish and sea food, cheese, milk and milk products, as well as fruit and...

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

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