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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 at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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Foreign Policy Articles on Russia

Russian Strategic Goals in Syria Contradict US Policies

June 23, 2016

Last week, Russia’s defense minister, Army-General Sergei Shoigu inspected Russian troops fighting in Syria "under orders of President Vladimir Putin." On June 18, Shoigu visited the Russian operational command center...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Russia, Middle East, Syria

Dispute Over Armenian Historical Figure Disrupts Talks on Joint Russian-Armenian Air Defense System

June 20, 2016

On June 3, the Armenian National Assembly’s (parliament) Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs approved the draft agreement with Russia on establishing a joint regional air defense system (see EDM, November 18, 2015). The...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Armenia, Russia

Putin-Netanyahu Meeting Strengthens Russia-Israel Ties

June 20, 2016

Moscow’s intervention in Syria’s civil war has propelled Russia into the center of Middle Eastern politics and substantially enhanced its ties with virtually every Middle Eastern state. Israel is no exception. Israeli Prime...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Middle East, Syria, Russia

Moscow Promises Responses to US and NATO Activities

June 13, 2016

Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary to President Vladimir Putin, is generally not known for eloquence. But his comment last week (June 7) about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s exercises in the Baltic region stands out...

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

Ukraine Insists on International Police Mission in Donetsk-Luhansk

May 27, 2016

The top leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine (the “Normandy Group”) conferred by telephone on the night of May 23–24, at Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s initiative. Poroshenko sought an endorsement of Kyiv’s...

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

Surkov-Nuland Talks on Ukraine: A Nontransparent Channel (Part Two)

May 26, 2016

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US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland held talks, in Moscow, with Russian presidential advisor Vladislav Surkov, on May 17–18 (see Part One). According to the United States...

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

Surkov-Nuland Talks on Ukraine: A Nontransparent Channel (Part One)

May 26, 2016

Informal discussions are sputtering along between Washington and Moscow over implementation of the Minsk armistice in Ukraine. This bilateral process originated in May 2015 as an accompaniment to the Barack Obama administration’s...

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

Euphoria in Kyiv and Soul-Searching in Moscow After Prisoner Exchange

May 26, 2016

 

Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force helicopter pilot, was captured by Moscow-backed separatist forces during fighting in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine, in the summer of 2014, and ended up in a Russian jail....

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

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