7/10 Weekly Roundup

Dear Readers,

Enjoy our latest installation of the Weekly Roundup, a collection of must-read articles on U.S.-Russian relations compiled at The Elicitor every Friday. Check out the latest reflection piece by Co-Founder Peter J. Marzalik on his interactions with Russian-speaking Jews during a recent study abroad to Israel. We appreciate the outpouring of support since the launch and encourage you to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter via the widgets at the bottom of the website. Thanks for reading and enjoy!

Greece is flirting with Russia to make Europe jealous” by Elena Holodny (Business Insider, 10 July 2015)

Iran Talks Stall as Russia, West Spar Over Arms Restrictions” by Indira Lakshmanan et al. (Bloomberg, 9 July 2015)

Russia is greatest threat to the US” by Dan Lamonthe (Washington Post, 9 July 2015)

Saakashvili is turning politics upside down in Ukraine” by Victoria Narizhna (openDemocracy, 9 July 2015)

The Risks and Rewards of SCO Expansion” by William Piekos and Elizabeth Economy (Council on Foreign Relations, 8 July 2015)

What to Expect as Leaders of BRICS, SCO, and EEU Gather in Russia” by Catherine Putz (The Diplomat, 8 July 2015)

Putin is weak” by Amanda Taub (Vox, 8 July 2015)

STOLYPIN: Apocalypse Not” by Mark Galeotti (Business New Europe, 8 July 2015)

Will Putin roar again?” by Maria Snegovaya (Brookings Institution, 8 July 2015)

On the Chatham House Russia Report” by Mary Dejevsky (Valdai Club, 8 July 2015)

12 NGOs in Patriotic Stop List” by RIA Novosti (Meduza, 8 July 2015)

Seven New, Better Ways to Spell Kyrgyzstan” by Katrin Scheib (The Moscow Times, 8 July 2015)

Russia Today Has an Illuminati Correspondent” by Adam Holland (The Daily Beast, 8 July 2015)

Islamic Battalions, Stocked With Chechens, Aid Ukraine in War With Rebels” by Andrew Kramer (The New York Times, 7 July 2015)

The Fifth Kharkiv” by Tatiana Zhurzhenko (New Eastern Europe, 7 July 2015)

Not even conflict or sanctions stops the Moscow party” by Christopher Miller (Mashable, 6 July 2015)

Ukraine Is More Important Than Greece” by Anders Asland (Atlantic Council, 6 July 2015)

The power of Electric Yerevan” by Karena Avedissian (openDemocracy, 6 July 2015)

Russia: Powers in the balance” by Neil Buckley and Kathrin Hille (Financial Times, 5 July 2015)

Russia Must Focus Less on Ukraine, More on IS” by Natalia Antonova (The Moscow Times, 5 July 2015)

Successful rocket launch a reminder that Russia, US can cooperate” by Howard LaFranchi (Christian Science Monitor, 3 July 2015)

Berlin and the Minsk trap” by Gustav Gressel (ECFR, 3 July 2015)


Elisey and Peter


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