8/27 Weekly Roundup

Dear Readers,

Enjoy our latest edition 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 week. We encourage you to share this newsletter with your colleagues, subscribe to the Weekly Roundup, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. Thanks for reading and enjoy!

How a Siberian Mom Took on Politics as Usual in Russia and Won” by Sarah Lindemann-Komarova (The Nation, 25 August 2016)

Trump and Clinton Have No Idea How to Deal With Putin” by Matthew Rojansky (Foreign Policy, 24 August 2016)

Out With the Old, In With the New for Russia’s Political Elite” by Andrei Kolesnikov (Carnegie Moscow Center, 24 August 2016)

Here’s The Hollywood-Worthy Rio Gymnastics Story You Didn’t Hear” by Chloe Angyal (Huffington Post, 24 August 2016)

Is Putin’s Russia Headed for a Systemic Collapse?” by Kirk Bennett (The American Interest, 23 August 2016)

Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say” by Maria Tsvetkova (Reuters, 23 August 2016)

Election Demons: Dostoevsky’s most political novel mirrors Trump’s America” by Ani Kokovovo (New Republic, 23 August 2016)

Russia’s no Western democracy; that doesn’t make it automatic adversary” by Harlan Ullman (United Press International, 22 August 2016)

Does Russia Want War With Ukraine? Not Really – Or Not Yet” by Simon Saradzhyan (The National Interest, 18 August 2016)

Hierarchy of Threats to Russia” by Andrei Sushentsov (The Washington Times, 18 August 2016)


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Photo Source: The Moscow Times


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