6/17 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!

Russia, EU look to restore trust at Saint Petersburg Economic Forum” by Ksenia Zubacheva (Russia Direct, 17 June 2016)

The New Pipeline Making Gazprom Nervous” by Mikhail Krutikhin (Carnegie Moscow Center, 17 June 2016)

Why Target the DNC?” by Michael Sulick (The Cipher Brief, 16 June 2016)

Has the West Forgotten Ukraine?” by Judy Dempsey (Carnegie Europe, 15 June 2016)

Former U.S. Ambassadors Spar Over Russia, NATO, Ukraine” by Mike Eckel (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 15 June 2016)

Russia and Israel – Do Not Mess With Me in Middle East” by Nikolay Surkov (Russian International Affairs Council, 15 June 2016)

In Defense of a Wargame: Bolstering Deterrence on NATO’s Eastern Flank” by Karl Mueller et al. (War On The Rocks, 14 June 2016)

Russia has been ranked one of the world’s greatest ‘soft powers.’ What’s this mean?” (Meduza, 14 June 2016)

Getting Each Other Wrong” by Maxim Trudolyubov (Kennan Institute, 14 June 2016)

NATO to send ‘combat-ready’ battalions near Russian border” by Thomas Gibbons-Neff (The Washington Post, 14 June 2016)

Россияне считают признаком великой державы достаток ее жителей” by Yaroslav Fedoseev (Коммерсант.ru, 10 June 2016)

Должен был быть готов к обвинениям в каннибализме” by Andrei Vinokurov and Elizaveta Mayetnaya (Газета.ru, 10 June 2016) 

Why the West Misunderstands Russia’s Challenge” by Andreas Umland (The Globalist, 8 June 2016)

Expensive Dreams of Great Power Status” by Anton Barbashin (The Intersection Project, 1 June 2016)


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