7/1 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 Eric D’Angelo on Russia’s economic decline and the stability of Putin’s regime. Also, check out our media page for the best #getnakedatwork selfies out of Belarus after President Aleksander Lukashenko called on people to “get undressed and work till you sweat.” We encourage you to subscribe to the Weekly Roundup newsletter, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. Thanks for reading and enjoy!

Грезы национальной безопасности” by Андрей Бабицкий (Ведомости, 1 July 2016)

Путин рассказал финнам о войне с НАТО” by Андрей Винокуров (Газета.ru, 1 July 2016)

How the Russian Fighters of ISIS Became a Terror Threat in Turkey” by Simon Shuster (TIME, 30 June 2016)

Obama proposes new military partnership with Russia in Syria” by Josh Rogin (The Washington Post, 30 June 2016)

Russia Says U.S. Diplomat in Moscow Altercation A Spy” by Mike Eckel (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 30 June 2016)

Rediscovering Diplomacy: An Agenda for Decreasing Tensions Between Russia and the West” by Ulrich Kuhn (War on the Rocks, 29 June 2016)

Russia agrees to talks with NATO after Warsaw summit: France” by Leigh Thomas (Reuters, 29 June 2016)

All Not Quiet on NATO’s Eastern Front” by Andrew Michta (Carnegie Europe, 28 June 2016)

Why Erdogan Apologized to Putin” by Nikolai Litovkin and Yekaterina Chulkovskaya (Russia Beyond The Headlines, 28 June 2016)

От зоны до кластеры: Как работает госпрограмма развития туризма” by Ирина Бегимбетова (Коммерсант, 27 June 2016)

Armenia: Pope Francis Impacts Politics” by Marianna Grigoryan (Eurasianet, 27 June 2016)

Russia and America: Destined for Conflict?” by Dimitri K. Simes (The Washington Post, 26 June 2016)

China’s Pivot to Putin’s Friends” by Alexander Gabuev (Foreign Policy, 25 June 2016)

How Brexit is a win for Putin” by Michael McFaul (The Washington Post, 25 June 2016)

Russia’s Military: Assessment, Strategy, and Threat” by Michael Kofman and Alexander Golts (Center on Global Interests, June 2016)


Elisey and Peter


Source: Fox News


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