Posts Tagged ‘ Russia ’

Russia in a turbulent time

July 20, 2015
Zeenat Khan
Russia in a turbulent time

The Egyptian born debonair actor Omar Sharif’s passing on July 10th marks the end of an era. After hearing the sad news, I immediately sent a text to my best friend Maryam (a diehard fan of Omar Sharif). She instantaneously texted me back. Her message read: ‘I really thank God for giving us novels...
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What MH17 means for Russia-Ukraine

July 19, 2014
Ian Bremmer
What MH17 means for Russia-Ukraine

In the wake of a surface-to-air missile taking down a Malaysian airliner over Eastern Ukraine, everyone is pointing fingers.
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Forget the drama: A solution for Crimea

March 29, 2014
Anatole Kaletsky
Forget the drama: A solution for Crimea

President Vladimir Putin has disastrously miscalculated and Russia now faces deeper isolation, tougher sanctions and greater economic hardship
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What does Obamas snub mean for US-Russia relations?

August 22, 2013
Ian Bremmer
What does Obamas snub mean for US-Russia relations?

Earlier this week, Barack Obama announced that he won’t be meeting with Vladimir
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What’s the game?

June 27, 2013
A. Rahman
What’s the game?

For more than two years America and Russia are now engaged in, so to say, shadow boxing in Syria. No more surreptitious activities, no more proxy prodding through third parties
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The arms race for human rights

June 15, 2012
Bernd Debusmann
The arms race for human rights

Profits from arms deals tend to trump human rights. The United Nations Security Council, whose five veto-wielding permanent members count among the world’s biggest arms dealers
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Prosperity, autocracy and democracy

March 3, 2012
Chrystia Freeland
Prosperity, autocracy and democracy

To understand the significance of the presidential election this weekend in Russia, read a book by two U.S.-based academics that is being published this month.
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