1/15 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. Also, check out our media page for a telling update of harsh winter conditions on the frontline in eastern Ukraine. We appreciate the outpouring of support since the launch and encourage you to subscribe to the Weekly Roundup newsletter, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. Thanks for reading and enjoy!

Пенсионеры перекрыли главные улицы Сочи и Краснодара” (newsru, 15 January 2016).

How ‘eastern Ukraine’ was lost” by Andrii Portnov (openDemocracy Russia, 14 January 2016).

Weaponising Interdependence” by Mark Leonard (European Council on Foreign Relations, 13 January 2016).

From Isolation to the Board of Directors: Why Russia Supported the United States at the UN” by Alexander Baunov (Carnegie Moscow Center, 12 January 2016).

Державное бессилие: каковы 16-летнего правления Владимира Путина” by Владислав Иноземцев (РБК, 12 January 2016).

A Fallen Russia Oligarch Sends Warning to Rest of Putin Insiders” by Irina Reznik (Bloomberg, 12 January 2016).

Vladimir Putin: The Interview” by Nikolaus Blome, Kai Diekmann, and Daniel Biskup (Bild, 11 January 2016).

Ukraine’s challenges for 2016” by Steven Pifer (Brookings Institution, 11 January 2016).

Popular Decisions, Unpopular Outcomes” by Maxim Trudolyubov (Kennan Institute, 11 January 2016).

Has Europe forgotten about Ukraine?” by Andrew Wilson (New Eastern Europe, 11 January 2016).

Will Russia run out of money with $30 oil?” by Ben Aris (bne Intellinews, 11 January 2016).

Чем портесты в 2016 году будут отличаться от болотных митингов” by Владимир Дергачев (Газета.ru, 8 January 2016).

NATO logic: Russia is a grave threat, but expansion ‘nothing to do’ with Moscow” by Danielle Ryan (Russia Today, 8 January 2016).

Unpacking Russia’s New National Security Strategy” by Olga Oliker (Center for Strategic and International Studies, 7 January 2016).

The Danger of a Weak Europe” by Joseph S. Nye (Project Syndicate, 6 January 2016).

Talking Policy: Mark Galeotti on Russia” (World Policy Journal, 1 January 2016).

Cordially,

Elisey and Peter

Video Source: Сочи Объектив

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