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Welt, Cory. "Ukraine’s Road to Normalcy." Center for American Progress. 29 May 2014.

Welt, Cory. "Responding to Russia’s Illegal Military Incursion in Ukraine" (with Rudy de Leon). Center for American Progress. 3 March 2014.

Engel, Laura C. "Internationalizing Schools to Build Global Competence: Some Considerations for Teachers." The National Capital Language Resource Center Newsletter. Vol. 17, No. 4. Mar./Apr. 2014.

Engel, Laura C. and Michael J. Feuer. "Five Myths About International Large-Scale Assessments." Education Week. 23 Mar. 2014.

Hale, Henry E. and Stephen E. Hanson. "Training Russia Specialists." New York Times, letter to the editor. 12 Mar. 2014.

Hintz, Lisel. "'No Opposition, No Democracy' in Turkey's Elections." The Monkey Cage. The Washington Post. 3 Apr. 2014.

Laruelle, Marlene. "Russia's National Identity and Foreign Policy toward the Asia-Pacific." The Asan Forum. 25 Jan. 2014.

Laruelle, Marlene and J. Paul Goode. "Putin, Crimea and the Legitimacy Trap." Open Democracy. 13 Mar. 2014.

Laruelle, Marlene and Sean Roberts. "Why Ukraine's Crisis Keeps Central Asian Leaders Up at Night." The Monkey Cage. The Washington Post. 7 Mar. 2014.

Orttung, Robert. "How the Olympics in Sochi Differ from Previous Games." ASEEES NewsNet. Jan. 2014. Pp. 18-19.

Orttung, Robert. "Olimpstroy: Building the Sochi Olympics from Scratch." Russian Analytical Digest. No. 143. 9 Feb. 2014.

Orttung, Robert and Christopher Walker. "Authoritarian Regimes Retool Their Media-Control Strategy." The Washington Post. 10 Jan. 2014.

Orttung, Robert and Christopher Walker. "Russia's Media Imperialism." Freedom At Issue. Freedom House. 13 May 2014.

Orttung, Robert and Christopher Walker. "Why All Autocracies Need State-Run Media." The Moscow Times. 5 Feb. 2014.

Orttung, Robert and Sufian Zhemukhov. "Preparing for Sochi." GW Today. 5 Feb. 2014.

Orttung, Robert and Sufian Zhemukhov. "Professor's Take: Tensions Abound in Pre-Olympics Russia." The GW Hatchet. 27 Jan. 2014.

Peyrouse, Sebastien. "Iran's Growing Role in Central Asia? Geopolitical, Economic and Political Profit and Loss Account." Al Jazeera. 2 Apr. 2014.

Ratelle, Jean-Francois. "A Power Shift in the Caucasus Emirate: The Vilayat Dagestan Threat and Its Implications for the Sochi Olympics." The World Post. 24 Jan. 2014.

Ratelle, Jean-Francois. "Was Sochi the Right Choice to Host the Winter Olympics?" The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti, CBC Radio. 21 Jan. 2014.

Ratelle, Jean-Francois. "Sochi Security Concerns." CBC News. 6 Feb. 2014.

Ratelle, Jean-Francois. "The Myth of the Black Widow." Open Democracy. 13 Feb. 2014.

Ratelle, Jean-Francois. "The Sochi Olympics: Understanding Terroristic Threats Emanating From the Caucasus Emirate." The World Post. 13 Jan. 2014.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "'Emerging Markets' Take a Hit." On Point with Tom Ashbrook, National Public Radio. 4 Feb. 2014.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Income Inequality Widens Across the Globe." US News & World Report. 28 Jan. 2014.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "What Good Are All These Numbers?" US News & World Report. 24 Feb. 2014.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "What's Next for the BRICS?" US News & World Report. 10 Feb. 2014.

Rossi Silvano, Augustin and Raul Romeva i Rueda. "Quien se lucra con nuestros datos?" ["Who profits from our data?"]. Huffington Post. 14 Jan. 2014. [In Spanish]

Welt, Cory. "Achieving Unity in Ukraine." Center for American Progress. 17 Apr. 2014.

Welt, Cory. "An Opportunity to Resolve the Escalating Crisis in Ukraine." Center for American Progress. 21 Feb. 2014.

Zhemukhov, Sufian. "Migrant Workers and the Sochi Olympics." Russian Analytical Digest. No. 143. 9 Feb. 2014.

Zhemukhov, Sufian. "Putin Promises 'Total Annihilation' for Terror Groups." The Takeaway with John Hockenberry. 2 Jan. 2014.



Feigenbaum, Harvey B. "Eastern Europe's Jewish Theme Parks." Le Monde Diplomatique. 12 Aug. 2013.

Hale, Henry. "Danger Looms in 2014 Afghan Presidential Election." PONARS Eurasia Policy Blog. 17 Oct. 2013.

Hintz, Lisel. "The Might of the Pen(guin) in Turkey's Protests." Foreign Policy: The Middle East Channel. 10 Jun. 2013.

Kurilla, Ivan and Cory Welt. "Don't Give Up on the U.S.-Russian Reset." The National Interest. 29 Mar. 2013.

Kurilla, Ivan and Charles Sullivan. "The Main Event in U.S.-Russian Relations." Vedomosti. 8 May 2013.

Laruelle, Marlene. "Anti-Migrant Riots in Russia: The Mobilizing Potential of Xenophobia." Russian Analytical Digest. No. 141. 23 Dec. 2013.

Laruelle, Marlene. "Conservatism as the Kremlin's New Toolkit: an Ideology at the Lowest Cost." Russian Analytical Digest. No. 138. 8 Nov. 2013.

Laruelle, Marlene and Scott Radnitz. "Will Afghanistan Take Central Asia Down with It?" The National Interest. 1 Aug. 2013.

Mylonas, Harris. "Wither Nation-Building?" e-International Relations. 8 May 2013.

Mylonas, Harris and Akis Georgakellos. "Sand Dunes in the Greek Landscape: Party Politics and Political Conditions in Times of Crisis." The Monkey Cage. 11 Jun. 2013.

Orttung, Robert. "Kremlin Nationalism versus Russia’s NGOs." Russian Analytical Digest. No. 138. 8 Nov. 2013.

Orttung, Robert. "Navalny's Campaign To Be Moscow Mayor." Russian Analytical Digest. No. 136. 16 Sep. 2013.

Orttung, Robert. "Professor Examines Protests in Ukraine." GW Today. 9 Dec. 2013.

Orttung, Robert and Christopher Walker. "News By and For the Authorities." International Herald Tribune. 5 Apr. 2013.

Peyrouse, Sebastien. "Race for Rare Earths in Central Asia." National Geographic News Watch. 20 Aug. 2013.

Ratelle, Jean-Francois. "A New Anti-Terrorist Law in Russia: Feeding the Insurgency through Corruption and Police Abuses." Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. 26 Nov. 2013.

Ratelle, Jean-Francois. "Boston: 2e suspect toujours recherche: Entrevue avec Jean-Francois Ratelle." Radio Canada. 19 Apr. 2013. [In French]

Ratelle, Jean-Francois. "The Chechen Connection." CBC. 19 Apr. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Angela Merkel, Both Loved and Feared." US News & World Report. 9 Sep. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Cyprus is Coming for Your Savings." US News & World Report. 18 Mar. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Cyprus Trod Where None Had Dared." US News & World Report. 25 Mar. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Erdogan's Fire and Brimstone." US News & World Report. 10 Jun. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Estonia's Lessons in Cyberwarfare." US News & World Report. 14 Jan. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Is This the End for Eurozone Austerity?" US News & World Report. 6 May 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Italy Must Vote for the Future, Not the Past, in Today's Election." US News & World Report. 25 Feb. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Merkel in the Driver's Seat." US News & World Report. 23 Sep. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Personal Reflections on Thatcher's Legacy." US News & World Report. 16 Apr. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Silvio Berlusconi's Circus Is Back in Town." US News & World Report. 8 Oct. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "The Berlusconi Effect." US News & World Report. 6 Aug. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly About the Global Economy." US News & World Report. 13 May 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "The View from Taksim Square: The Fight for Modern Turkey." US News & World Report. 6 Jun. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "To EU or Not to EU?" US News & World Report. 8 Apr. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Why Can't the West Govern Itself?" US News & World Report. 4 Mar. 2013.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Will Italy's Prime Minister Be Around Much Longer?" US News & World Report. 29 Jul. 2013.

Reisser, Colin. "Corporate Power and Urban Policy in Norilsk." Russian Analytical Digest. No. 139. 18 Nov. 2013.

Roberts, Sean R. "Tiananmen crash: Terrorism or cry of desperation?" CNN. 31 Oct. 2013.

Roberts, Sean R. and Kilic Bugra Kanat. "China's Wild West: A Cautionary Tale of Ethnic Conflict and Development." The Diplomat. 15 Jul. 2013.

Snetkov, Aglaya. "Reset: A New Cold War?" The Current. CBC Radio. 13 May 2013 [part 2].

Waller, Julian G. "The Logic and Practice of Official Support for Alexey Navalny's Mayoral Run." Russian Analytical Digest. No. 136. 16 Sep. 2013.

Welt, Cory. "But on Balance, and Despite All the Drama, it's Been a Decent Start." IPN Georgia. 22 Mar. 2013.

Welt, Cory. "Not in Our Backyard: Russia Objects to NATO Base in Romania." Voice of Russia. 1 Nov. 2013.

Welt, Cory. "The Boston Marathon Attack, the North Caucasus, and U.S.-Russian Relations." Center for American Progress. 22 Apr. 2013.

Welt, Cory. "Ukraine's Euromaidan: Now Comes the Hard Part." Center for American Progress. 23 Dec. 2013.

Welt, Cory. "What's the Deal with Russia?" KNPR Nevada Public Radio. 11 Feb. 2013.

Zhemukhov, Sufian. "'Resting' at the Black Sea: Russia's Latest Military Maneuvers." PONARS Eurasia Policy Blog. 12 Apr. 2013.

Zhemukhov, Sufian. "The New Insurgents of Our Era." PONARS Eurasia Policy Blog. 22 Apr. 2013.

Zhemukhov, Sufian. "Voting on the UN Resolution for Georgia's Territorial Integrity." PONARS Eurasia Policy Blog. 16 Jul. 2013.

Zhemukhov, Sufian. "Will the Detention of Amirov, 'Dagestan's Luzhkov,' Change Anything?" PONARS Eurasia Policy Blog. 7 Jun. 2013.



Farrell, Henry. "Power and Voting in the European Central Bank." The Monkey Cage. 15 Nov. 2012.

Feigenbaum, Harvey B. "The German Ideology." Le Monde Diplomatique. 25 May 2012.

Hintz, Lisel. "Reading Turkish Politics from a Soap Opera." The Middle East Channel, Foreign Policy. 7 Dec. 2012.

Lagadec, Erwan. "La realite n'est pas celle du declin de l'Occident et du triomphe des BRICS" ["Current trends do not spell the West's decline and the triumph of the BRICS"]. Le Monde. 19 Jun. 2012.

Mylonas, Harris. "Pre-Election Report: 2012 Greek Parliamentary Election." The Monkey Cage. 5 May 2012.

Mylonas, Harris. "Eurozone Reforms Still Captive to Local Politics." Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars. 31 May 2012.

Mylonas, Harris and Akis Georgakellos. "Greece's Elections and Its Aftermath." The Utopian Blog. 9 May 2012.

Mylonas, Harris and Emirhan Yorulmazlar. "Regional Multilateralism: The Next Paradigm in Global Affairs." CNN Global Public Square. 14 Jan. 2012.

Nilsson, Niklas. "Georgia's Parliamentary Elections a Surprise to Most Observers." Baltic Worlds. 10 Oct. 2012.

Nilsson, Niklas. "Overraskande valseger kan starka Georgiens Natoambitioner" ["Surprising Election Victory Could Strengthen Georgia's NATO Ambitions"] Ui-bloggen, Swedish Institute of International Affairs. 11 Oct. 2012. [In Swedish]

Nilsson, Niklas and Svante E. Cornell. "Prospects and Pitfalls after Georgia's Elections." Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst. Vol. 14, No. 17, 4 Oct. 2012.

Orttung, Robert and Christopher Walker. "As Russia Prepares for Protests, New Media Battle the Old." Freedom House. 2 Feb. 2012.

Orttung, Robert. "Will Ukraine Produce Shale Gas?" Zerkalo nedeli. 20-27 Jan.2012. [In Russian] [In Ukrainian]

Paxson, Margaret. "What is Peace?" Aeon Magazine . 6 Dec. 2012.

Reddaway, Peter and Stephen F. Cohen. "Dishonoring Stalin's Victims." The Nation. 11 Jun. 2012.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Could Turkey Be a Super Power?" US News & World Report. 6 Nov. 2012.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Global Tectonic Shifts." Huffington Post College. 9 May 2012.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Greece Leaving the Eurozone Would Be a Disaster." US News & World Report Debate Club. 16 May 2012.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Mario Monti Should Be Italian Prime Minister Again." US News & World Report. 31 Dec. 2012.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Putin's Russia Won't Achieve Super Power Status." US News & World Report. 31 Oct. 2012.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Silvio Berlusconi, Mario Monti, and Italy's Coming Elections." US News & World Report. 17 Dec. 2012.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "What the European Union Must Do Post-Nobel Prize ." US News & World Report. 22 Oct. 2012.

Rybiy, Olena. "2012 Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine: Balancing on the Edge." e-International Relations. 13 Dec. 2012.

Welt, Cory. "Russia and Georgia--an Interrupted Dialogue." Valdai Discussion Club. 16 Apr. 2012.



Farrell, Henry. "Zoned." The Nation. 12 Dec. 2011. [Review of David Marquand, The End of the West: The Once and Future Europe].

Hale, Henry E. "4 Myths of Russia's Party System." The Moscow Times. 24 Jul. 2011.

Hale, Henry E. "'No Prospects' for Imminent Karabakh Resolution." News.Az. 6 Jul. 2011.

Hale, Henry E. "Partiinaia sistema v Rossii: Chetyre mifa" ("Russia's Party System: Four Myths"). Vedomosti. No 130, 18 Jul. 2011.

Harrison, Hope M. In "Berlin Wall is Gone, but Mental Barriers Remain." Judy Dempsey. The New York Times. 8 Aug. 2011.

Harrison, Hope M. "Eine Deutsche Angelegenheit" ("A German Matter"). Die Welt. 11 Aug. 2011.

Harrison, Hope M. "New Evidence on the Building of the Berlin Wall." Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars e-Dossier No. 23. Aug. 2011.

Harrison, Hope M. In "Recalling When a Wall Split a City Apart." Nicholas Kulish. The New York Times. 12 Aug. 2011.

Harrison, Hope M. In "50 Years On: Getting Over the 'Wall of Shame'." Stuart Braun. Al Jazeera. 13 Aug. 2011.

Kavakci, Merve. "Debates About Muslim Women Alter Their Lives." The Washington Post. 28 Apr. 2011.

Kavakci, Merve. "Burqa Ban in France." KQED Radio. 13 Apr. 2011.

Kudelia, Serhiy. "US analyst: 'Post-Soviet conflicts may become a matter of violent confrontation once a multilateral diplomacy runs its course'." Azerbaijani Press Agency. 12 Dec. 2011.

Liaras, Evan and Harris Mylonas. "What Really Went Wrong in Greece?" CNN Global Public Square. 20 Nov. 2011.

Mylonas, Harris. "Analysis of Greece's Cabinet Reshuffle." CNN Global Public Square. 17 Jun. 2011.

Mylonas Harris and Thomas Meaney. "Greece's Legitimacy Crisis." 3 Nov. 2011.

Mylonas Harris and Thomas Meaney. "Is Greece Being Reckless or Bold?" CNN Global Public Square. 2 Nov. 2011.

Mylonas, Harris. "The End of Peaceful Protest?" 5 Jul. 2011.

Mylonas, Harris and Stephen B. Kaplan. "From Possibility to Austerity." Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review. 1 Apr. 2011.

Mylonas, Harris and Wilder Bullard. "This Is No 1989 for the Arab World." The Guardian. 8 Feb. 2011.

Orttung, Robert and Christopher Walker. " From Revolution to Democracy: As Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan have shown, the hard part in Egypt and Tunisia begins now." Wall Street Journal Europe. 7 Mar. 2011.

Orttung, Robert and Christopher Walker. "Lies and Videotape." The New York Times. 22 Apr. 2011.

Orttung, Robert and Christopher Walker. "Russia's Revolution Won't Be Televised." Freedom House Blog. 30 Nov. 2011.

Pifer, Steven. "Undemocratic Values Will Isolate Ukraine." Kyiv Post. 28 Jul. 2011.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Bruce Johnson Talks Economy with Dr. Rehman." WUSA9, Washington. 6 Aug. 2011.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Greece and the European Debt Crisis." The Diane Rehm Show, National Public Radio. 30 Jun. 2011.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Italy and Spain/Euro Debt Crisis and the US Credit Downgrade." Voice of Russia Radio. 6 Aug. 2011.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "No Clear Path Forward for Eurozone as Economic Woes Continue." PBS Newshour with Judy Woodruff. 16 Aug. 2011.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "Riots in England/Debt Crisis in Europe." The Diane Rehm Show, National Public Radio. 11 Aug. 2011.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "S&P Drops US Credit Rating." Voice of Russia. 8 Aug. 2011.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "What Washington Can Do To Boost the Economy." WCVB, Boston. 10 Aug. 2011.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "US Stock Market Forecast with Dr. Scheherazade Rehman." WUSA9, Washington. 7 Aug. 2011.

Rehman, Scheherazade. "US Credit Rating Downgraded: Interview." WUSA9, Washington. 5 Aug. 2011.

Sorel, Eliot, M.D. "The U.N.'s Unfortunate Exclusion." Psychiatric News. 7 Oct. 2011.

Welt, Cory. "Azerbaijan Does Not Need to Worry about Some Kind of Turkish 'Betrayal'." 4 Nov. 2011.

Welt, Cory. "'South Caucasus Continues to Be One of Main Priorities of US Foreign Policy.'" News.Az. 2 May 2011.

Welt, Cory. "US Expert: 'It Is Too Early to Think about Russia-US Security Cooperation in the South Caucasus'." Azerbaijani Press Agency. 21 Apr. 2011.


Hale, Henry. " Henry E Hale: Azerbaijan is Very Important to USA as Ally."APA. 23 Mar. 2010.

Mylonas, Harris. " An Iniquitous System." Kathimerini. 2 Jul. 2010. [In Greek]

Mylonas, Harris and Elpida Vogli. "Co-ethnics, Immigrants, and the Electoral Law." Kathimerini. 21 Jan. 2010. [In Greek]

Mylonas, Harris and Eric Grynaviski. "A Declaration of Dependence?" Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review. 22 Dec. 2010.

Mylonas, Harris and James Raymond Vreeland. "Does the Eurozone Need its Own Monetary Fund?"The National. 4 Apr. 2010.

Mylonas, Harris and Scott Radnitz. "Stopping Ethnic Cleansing in Kyrgyzstan." Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review. 23 Jun. 2010.

Mylonas, Harris and Thomas Meaney. "Greece's Crisis, Germany's Gain."Los Angeles Times. 15 Mar. 2010.

Welt, Cory. "Analyst Cory Welt: The United States should call for Yerevan to pursue a withdrawal from Azerbaijani territories in parallel with normalization with Turkey."APA. 28 Apr. 2010.

Welt, Cory and Samuel Charap. "How to Resolve the Georgia Conflict." The Moscow Times. 16 Dec. 2010.


Goldgeier, James M. "Twenty Years after the Fall."The Washington Times. 8 Nov. 2009.

Goldgeier, James M. "U.S. Politics and the Fall of the Berlin Wall." Politico. 9 Nov. 2009.

Mylonas, Harris and Thomas Meaney. "The Name Game." Foreign Policy. 23 Jul. 2009.



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April 6, 2015

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

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

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

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

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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