6/10 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 Contributing Writer Pikria Saliashvili on the fragility of EU sanctions against the Russian elite. Also, check out our media page for a photograph of Vladimir Lenin brought to new life by the artist Color by Klimbim. We encourage you to subscribe to the Weekly Roundup newsletter, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. Thanks for reading and enjoy!

Women in the North Caucasus conflicts: An under-reported plight” by Ekaterina Sokirianskaia (New Eastern Europe, 10 June 2016)

Russia’s young people aren’t angry, they’re furious” by Mikhail Ugarov (openDemocracy, 9 June 2016)

Russia’s Trickle-Up Economy” by Sam Greene (Moscow-on-Thames, 8 June 2016)

Mismatched Couple: Belarus and the West” by Artyom Shraibman (Carnegie Moscow Center, 8 June 2016)

A step in the right…er…correct direction” by Jim Kovpak (Russia Without BS, 8 June 2016)

Explaining Russian Assertiveness” by Paul Robinson (Irrussianality, 7 June 2016)

Russia’s Silence Conceals a Preference for Brexit” by James Nixey (Chatham House, 7 June 2016)

Angered at Arms Sales to Azerbaijan, Armenians Push Away from Russia’s Embrace” by Marianna Grigoryan (Eurasianet, 3 June 2016)

What’s Missing as NATO Rearms Its Eastern Flank? Diplomacy” by Ulrich Kuhn (Defense One Today, 1 June 2016)

Everybody Wants to Be Great Again” by Maxim Trudolyubov (Kennan Institute, 1 June 2016)

Managing Risks in the Russia-United States Conflict” by Dmitri Trenin (Carnegie Moscow Center, 30 May 2016)

Russia’s Long Road to the Middle East” by Yaroslav Trofimov (The Wall Street Journal, 27 May 2016)

Why Some Cultures Frown on Smiling” by Olga Khazan (The Atlantic, 27 May 2016)

West could sleepwalk into a Doomsday war with Russia – it’s time to wake up” by Richard Sakwa (The Conversation, 26 May 2016)

Putin’s Hydra: Inside Russia’s Intelligence Services” by Mark Galeotti (European Council on Foreign Relations, May 2016)


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