3/4 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 neat music video by Russian group Время и Стекло. 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!

Will U.S.-Ukraine Relations Survive the Obama Years?” by Olexiy Haran and Petro Burkovskyi (The Wilson Quarterly, Winter 2016)

How NATO Can Disrupt Russia’s New Way of War” by Bret Perry (Defense One, 3 March 2016)

After Ukraine, Kazakhstan wary of ethnic Russians broaching autonomy” by Olzhas Auyezov (Reuters, 3 March 2016)

Russian mistresses dumped by married men hit by the financial crisis” by Will Stewart (The Daily Mail, 3 March 2016)

‘Kleptocracy tours’ expose state failure to stop dirty money buying up London” by Roman Borisovich (The Guardian, 2 March 2016)

Сергей Караганов: ‘Часть российских элит – в прострации, а часть хочет, чтобы все рухнуло’” by Маринэ Восканян (Россия в глобальной политике, 1 March 2016)

Ukraine bans officials from criticizing government” by Alessandra Prentice (Reuters, 1 March 2016)

Россия не доросла до иранского либерализма” by Сергей Шелин (Росбалт, 1 March 2016)

Can a Russian-Designed Peace Hold?” by Maxim Trudolyubov (Kennan Institute, 29 February 2016)

Мир в Сирии продолжает уносить жизни” by Иван Преображенский (Росбалт, 29 February 2016)

A Year After His Murder, The Specter of Nemtsov Is Haunting Putin” by Anna Nemtsova (The Daily Beast, 27 February 2016)

The Unaccountable Death of Boris Nemtsov” by Joshua Yaffa (The New Yorker, 26 February 2016)

Ukraine Pressured by Corruption, Renewed Fighting” by Luis Ramirez (Voice of America, 26 February 2016)

Don’t Fall for Obama’s $3 Billion Arms Buildup at Russia’s Door” by Lawrence Korb (Defense One, 26 February 2016)

What explains the sometimes obsessive anti-Americanism of Russian elites?” by Maria Snegovaya (Brookings Institution, 23 February 2016)

A journalist in exile…” by Alex Raufoglu (Medium, 22 February 2016)

In search of a new agenda for U.S.-Russia relations?” by Maxim Suchkov and Michael Kofman (Russia Direct, 18 February 2016)

With Russia overextended elsewhere, Arctic cooperation gets a new chance” by Pavel Baev and Tim Boersma (Brookings Institution, 17 February 2016)


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