5/20 Weekly Roundup

Dear Readers,

Enjoy our latest installation of the Weekly Roundup, a collection of must-read articles on U.S.-Russian relations and the broader Eurasia region compiled at The Elicitor every Friday. Read our most recent essay publication written by Co-Founder Peter J. Marzalik on the implications of Montenegro’s new membership in NATO. Also, check out our media page for an amusing video of a Russian military general showcasing broken materiel to Putin. We encourage you to subscribe to the Weekly Roundup newsletter, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. Thanks for reading and enjoy!

Crossing a Kremlin Redline: The Attack on RBC” by Andrey Pertsev (Carnegie Moscow Center, 17 May 2016)

How Russia allowed homegrown radicals to go and fight in Syria” by Maria Tsvetkova (Reuters, 13 May 2016)

Fixing NATO Deterrence in the East Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love NATO’s Crushing Defeat by Russia” by Michael Kofman (War On The Rocks, 12 May 2016)

Closing NATO’s Baltic Gap” by Wesley Clark et al. (International Centre for Defence and Security, 12 May 2016)

Hagel says NATO deployment could spark a new Cold War with Russia” by Kristina Wong (The Hill, 11 May 2016)

The Russian patriot’s dilemma” by Mark Galeotti (Business New Europe, 9 May 2016)

Why EU Sanctions on Russia Are Overrated but Still Needed” by Christopher Hartwell and Andreas Umland (Atlantic Council, 9 May 2016)

The Ukrainian Hacker Who Became the FBI’s Best Weapon – And Worst Nightmare” by Kevin Poulsen (Wired, May 2016)

A Pivot to Nowhere: The Realities of Russia’s Asia Policy” by Alexander Gabuev (Carnegie Moscow Center, 22 April 2016)

US-Russian Relations: The middle cannot hold” by Samuel Charap and Jeremy Shapiro (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 14 April 2016)

Cordially,

Elisey and Peter

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