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Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article on US sanctions on Alexander Dugin in Foreign Affairs.

Professor Harris Mylonas publishes article on events in Greece in 2013 in the European Journal of Political Research.

Professors Marlene Laruelle draws attention to Kazakhstan's attitude toward the Eurasian Union and Sebastien Peyrouse analyzes Kyrgyzstan's prospects for accession therein in the most recent edition of the Russian Analytical Digest.

Professor Robert Orttung quoted in an article in Vice News about online tactics used by EU, NATO, and Russia.

Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes a paper on the mythmaking of Novorossiya (available on Academia.edu).

Professor Robert Orttung and two undergraduate IERES students - Elizabeth Nelson and Anthony Livshen - write an article in the Washington Post on how Russia Today operates across different language platforms on Youtube to spread Kremlin messages about Ukraine. 

Professor Eliot Sorel to lead panel on mental health in Bucharest from June 24 to June 27 as part of an international congress integrating primary care, mental care, and public health.

Professor Robert Orttung, together with students from GWU and the University of Chicago, publish an article on Russian television and the Internet.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes an article on youth patriotic clubs in Russia (available on Academia.edu).

Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes article entitled "The Ukrainian Crisis and its Impact on Transforming Russian Nationalism Landscape" in Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives.

Professor Cory Welt was quoted by the Voice of America on the implications of Ukraine’s Minsk II cease-fire agreement.

Professor Cory Welt was interviewed by Imedi, a Georgian television station, on the role of Georgian officials in Ukraine’s government.

Professor Robert Orttung is interviewed by the National Public Radio in an audio clip entitled "'Frozen Conflict' in Ukraine Opens Door for Corruption."

Professor Robert Orttung co-authors article for Foreign Policy website about how Russia uses frozen conflicts to destabilize its reform-minded neighbors.

Professor Cory Welt was quoted by Deutsche Welle on the possibility of U.S. arms provision to Ukraine. His comments on the same subject for PONARS Eurasia were published in the Washington Post’s blog The Monkey Cage.

Professor Harris Mylonas discusses the Greek financial crisis in a Voice of America article.

Professor Robert Orttung co-authors op-eds in the Washington Post about Putin's approval ratings and in the Moscow Times about Russian propaganda.

Professor Peter Rollberg, IERES director, was quoted in the New York Times' review of Andrey Zvyagintsev's new film "Leviathan." He was also interviewed in an original IERES video about his thoughts on the work.

Professor Harris Mylonas was interviewed by Bulgarian newspaper Presa about Greek elections, and he and Akis Georgakellos wrote a report on the elections in the Washington Post's blog The Monkey Cage.

Professor Marlene Laruelle published a paper in the Russian Analytical Digest on Central Asian nations' reactions to the crisis in Ukraine.

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, a visiting scholar at the Institute from 2002-2003, was recently elected president of Croatia.

Professor Henry Hale was interviewed about his new book Patronal Politics on the Scholars' Circle radio show.

Professor Harris Mylonas was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the political situation in Greece.

Professor Peter Rollberg, IERES director, was quoted in the New York Times' review of Andrey Zvyagintsev's new film "Leviathan."

Professor Henry Hale was interviewed by CNN on Putin's popular support (December 5, 2014).

Professor Robert Orttung co-authors article on increasing media censorship in Russia (November 30, 2014).

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes article on Russia's policy-drivers in the Arctic (November 24, 2014).

Professor Eliot Sorel analyzes recent presidential elections in Romania (November 24, 2014).

Professor Henry Hale appears as a guest on Scholar’s Circle, a syndicated radio talk show, to speak about Russia’s relations with the West (November 16, 2014).

Professor Hope Harrison will be participating in The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom's event "25 Years after the Fall of the Wall – Personal Accounts" on November 12. More information can be found here.

Associate Director Cory Welt analyzes the situation surrounding the Georgian Dream political coalition in Foreign Policy (November 6, 2014).

Professor Peter Rollberg was interviewed by BuzzFeedNews about Johnson's Russia List, which is published through IERES. The article was reprinted by the Ukrainian service StopFake.org (October 27, 2014).

Professor Hope Harrison authors an article in The Washington Post about five myths surrounding the Berlin Wall and another article in The Wilson Quarterly about German perspectives on the fall of the Wall. Read the articles here and here.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times on the Kremlin's international propaganda practices (October 8, 2014).

Recent Mumbai water conference covered by the Times of India (September 28, 2014).

Participants in a recent conference Central Asia Program speakers quoted by Al Jazeera on Uyghur affair (September 25, 2014).

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times on Russian nationalism and Eastern Ukraine (September 17, 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt was interviewed on Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, Russia, and U.S. policy. Read the transcripts here and here.

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article about Russian nationalists fighting in Ukraine (June 26, 2014).

Dr. Eliot Sorel will co-chair the WPA 2015 Bucharest International Congress on innovation in primary care mental health.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung is quoted by Bloomberg regarding the situation in Ukraine (June 21, 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors article on Russia's foreign energy policy.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung speaks about the Russian media landscape in The Elliott School of International Affairs' Beyond the Headlines series (June 17, 2014)

Assistant Director Robert Orttung publishes the 2014 report on Russia for Freedom House's Nations in Transit (June 12, 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt authors a piece on Petro Poroshenko's victory in Ukraine's presidential elections (May 29, 2014)

Assistant Director Robert Orttung blogs about Russian media (May 13, 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt authors book chapter on the historical origins of the Abkhazian and South Ossetian conflicts.

Ph.D. Student Alexander Reisenbichler awarded research grant and Robert K. Merton Award from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy for dissertation research (May 2014).

Director Peter Rollberg authors article on politics and Russian miniseries (May 2014).

Director Peter Rollberg reviews Kazakh filmmaker Adelkhan Yerzhanov's The Constructors (May 2014).

Professor Hope Harrison authors book chapter on German memory of the Berlin Wall (May 2014).

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article on national identity and Russian television (May 2014).

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes article on Uzbekistan's and Tajikistan's policy toward Afghanistan (April 2014).

Professor Henry Hale co-authors article on Putin and Russian elections (April 2014).

Professor Harris Mylonas receives honorable mention for book The Politics of Nation-Building at the 2014 ASN Convention (April 2014).

Visiting Scholar Christofer Berglund awarded Best Doctoral Student Paper in the Caucasus/Russia/Ukraine category at the 2014 ASN Convention (April 2014).

Assistant Director Robert Orttung interviewed on popular Ukrainian website about developments in Ukraine [in Russian] (April 24, 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt authors piece on achieving unity in Ukraine (April 18, 2014).

Professor Marlene Laruelle co-authors policy brief on presidential successions in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan (April 2014).

Ph.D. Student Lisel Hintz writes about Turkish democracy and the opposition in The Washington Post's The Monkey Cage (April 3, 2014).

Professor James Hershberg co-edits National Security Archive collection on the 50th anniversary of the coup in Brazil (April 2, 2014).

Professor Sebastien Peyrouse authors article on Iran's role in Central Asia for Al Jazeera (April 2, 2014).

Visiting Scholar Agustin Rossi publishes article on internet privacy and the European Data Protection Directive (March 28, 2014).

Associate Director Cory Welt co-authors an article on Russia's incursion into Ukraine.

 

News Archive

Events

Stopfake.org: Combating Kremlin Disinformation about Ukraine
April 2, 2015

Party and Voter Learning in New Democracies
April 3, 2015

The First Uzbekistan Initiative Workshop
April 6, 2015

US - Russia Relations: What Went Wrong and Is There a Way Out of the Current Crisis?
April 6, 2015

Islam and the Dynamics of Ethno-confessional Regimes in Russia, 1990-2012
April 7, 2015

Patronal Politics: Eurasian Regime Dynamics in Comparative Perspective
April 8, 2015

Between Byzantium and Brussels: The Politics of Orthodox Churches in the European Union
April 9, 2015

Labor Migration and Poverty in Uzbekistan: Remittances as a Challenge or Blessing?
April 9, 2015

Central Asia Cinema Club Film Screening: Beshkempir
April 16, 2015

Islam, Secularism and Security in Central Asia and Beyond
April 21, 2015

Do Color Revolutions Really Happen?
April 23, 2015

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Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article on US sanctions on Alexander Dugin in Foreign Affairs.

Professor Harris Mylonas publishes article on events in Greece in 2013 in the European Journal of Political Research.

Professors Marlene Laruelle draws attention to Kazakhstan's attitude toward the Eurasian Union and Sebastien Peyrouse analyzes Kyrgyzstan's prospects for accession therein in the most recent edition of the Russian Analytical Digest.

Professor Robert Orttung quoted in an article in Vice News about online tactics used by EU, NATO, and Russia.

Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes a paper on the mythmaking of Novorossiya (available on Academia.edu).

Professor Robert Orttung and two undergraduate IERES students - Elizabeth Nelson and Anthony Livshen - write an article in the Washington Post on how Russia Today operates across different language platforms on Youtube to spread Kremlin messages about Ukraine. 

Professor Eliot Sorel to lead panel on mental health in Bucharest from June 24 to June 27 as part of an international congress integrating primary care, mental care, and public health.

Professor Robert Orttung, together with students from GWU and the University of Chicago, publish an article on Russian television and the Internet.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes an article on youth patriotic clubs in Russia (available on Academia.edu).

Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes article entitled "The Ukrainian Crisis and its Impact on Transforming Russian Nationalism Landscape" in Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives.

Professor Cory Welt was quoted by the Voice of America on the implications of Ukraine’s Minsk II cease-fire agreement.

Professor Cory Welt was interviewed by Imedi, a Georgian television station, on the role of Georgian officials in Ukraine’s government.

Professor Robert Orttung is interviewed by the National Public Radio in an audio clip entitled "'Frozen Conflict' in Ukraine Opens Door for Corruption."

Professor Robert Orttung co-authors article for Foreign Policy website about how Russia uses frozen conflicts to destabilize its reform-minded neighbors.

Professor Cory Welt was quoted by Deutsche Welle on the possibility of U.S. arms provision to Ukraine. His comments on the same subject for PONARS Eurasia were published in the Washington Post’s blog The Monkey Cage.

Professor Harris Mylonas discusses the Greek financial crisis in a Voice of America article.

Professor Robert Orttung co-authors op-eds in the Washington Post about Putin's approval ratings and in the Moscow Times about Russian propaganda.

Professor Peter Rollberg, IERES director, was quoted in the New York Times' review of Andrey Zvyagintsev's new film "Leviathan." He was also interviewed in an original IERES video about his thoughts on the work.

Professor Harris Mylonas was interviewed by Bulgarian newspaper Presa about Greek elections, and he and Akis Georgakellos wrote a report on the elections as well as an analysis of the new government's attempts to re-negotiate Greece's bailout terms. These pieces are part of the Washington Post's blog The Monkey Cage, and the latter has been mentioned by other Washington Post articles and the German-language Blogumschau news forum.

Professor Marlene Laruelle published a paper in the Russian Analytical Digest on Central Asian nations' reactions to the crisis in Ukraine.

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, a visiting scholar at the Institute from 2002-2003, was recently elected president of Croatia.

Professor Henry Hale was interviewed about his new book Patronal Politics on the Scholars' Circle radio show.

Professor Harris Mylonas was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the political situation in Greece.

Professor Peter Rollberg, IERES director, was quoted in the New York Times' review of Andrey Zvyagintsev's new film "Leviathan."

Professor Henry Hale was interviewed by CNN on Putin's popular support.

Professor Peter Rollberg was interviewed by BuzzFeedNews about Johnson's Russia List, which is published through IERES. The article was reprinted by the Ukrainian service StopFake.org

Professor Robert Orttung co-authors article on increasing media censorship in Russia.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes article on Russia's policy-drivers in the Arctic.

Professor Eliot Sorel analyzes recent presidential elections in Romania.

Professor Marlene Laruelle's paper on Russia's policy towards Central Asia published in EUCAM.

Associate Director Cory Welt analyzes the current Georgian political climate in Foreign Policy.

Professor Hope Harrison authors an article in The Washington Post about five myths surrounding the Berlin Wall and another article in The Wilson Quarterly about German perspectives on the fall of the Wall. Read the articles here and here. In addition, a German-language article of hers devoted to the fall of the Wall recently appeared in the Berlin Tagesspiegel, and she was recently filmed in a video created by the US Embassy in Germany where she explains the building and fall of the Berlin Wall.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times about Ukraine's recent elections.

Assistant Director Robert Orttung authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times on the Kremlin's international propaganda practices.

Recent Mumbai water conference covered by the Times of India.

Participants in a recent conference Central Asia Program speakers quoted by Al Jazeera on Uyghur affairs.

Professor Marlene Laruelle authors an op-ed in The Moscow Times on Russian nationalism and Eastern Ukraine.

Associate Director Cory Welt was interviewed on Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, Russia, and U.S. policy. Read the transcripts here and here.

Professor Marlene Laruelle writes a policy memo for PONARS on the Kremlin's views on Russia's European identity.

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