7/8 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 reflection publication written by Co-Founder Peter J. Marzalik for his take on the Russian ‘threat’ to the Baltics in time for the NATO Summit in Warsaw. Also, check out our media page for an excellent PBS documentary on the front lines in eastern Ukraine. We encourage you to subscribe to the Weekly Roundup newsletter, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. Thanks for reading and enjoy!

The summit-reader: ECFR’s papers on the future of NATO-Russia relations” by Gustav Gressel (European Council on Foreign Relations, 7 July 2016)

Сегодня начинается холодная война” by Олег Одноколенко (Независимая газета, 7 July 2016)

Short of Military Brass, NATO Band Soldiers On” by Julian E. Barnes (The Wall Street Journal, 7 July 2016)

F*** You Obama: The American MMA fighter and Russia’s Communists” by Karim Zidan (OpenDemocracy, 7 July 2016)

Mystery Surrounds Istanbul Attack Suspect’s Past in Georgia” by Giorgi Lomsadze (Eurasianet, 7 July 2016)

Moscow’s Muslims Struggle to Find Place to Pray” by Ola Chichowlas (The Moscow Times, 7 July 2016)

Is General Hifter Becoming Putin’s Man in Libya?” by Yury Barmin (Al-Monitor, 6 July 2016)

Два года освобождения Славянска” by Кристина Абрамовская (Hromadske, 6 July 2016)

US, Russia Reactivate Bilateral Negotiations on Ukraine” by Vladimir Socor (The Jamestown Foundation, 6 July 2016)

Ukraine’s Former Prime Minister on Dirty Politics, Populist ‘Bullshit,’ and Life After ‘Political Suicide’” by Reid Standish (Foreign Policy, 5 July 2016)

The Baltics’ tangled geography that has both sides feeling surrounded” by Michael Birnbaum (The Washington Post, 5 July 2016)

Russia’s Slow and Hesitant ‘Purges’ Mask Policy Void” by Mark Galeotti (The Moscow Times, 5 July 2016)

Russian Railways – the good, the bad, and the ugly” by Mark Adomanis (bne IntelliNews, 4 July 2016)

Hacked Emails Reveal NATO General Plotting Against Obama on Russia Policy” by Lee Fang and Zaid Jilani (The Intercept, 1 July 2016)

Russia and the Security of Europe” by Eugene Rumer (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 30 June 2016)

Not Quiet on NATO’s Eastern Front” by Richard Sokolsky (Foreign Affairs, 29 June 2016)

What Comics Are Published and Read in Russia?” by Maria Evdokimova (Comics Forum, 17 December 2015)

Cordially,

Elisey and Peter

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