9/17 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 each week. Make sure to read our most recent essay publication written by Guest Contributor Julian G. Waller in time for the Russian parliamentary elections this weekend. We encourage you to share this newsletter with family, friends, and colleagues, subscribe to the Weekly Roundup, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. Thanks for reading and enjoy!

Polite Farmers and Gentleman Truckers at the Moscow Court” by Maxim Trudolyubov (Kennan Institute, 16 September 2016)

Russia at the Heart of a Conspiracy Theory Dividing Poland” by Ola Cichowlas (The Moscow Times, 16 September 2016)

Goodbye, Bastrykin? Work a Little Harder, Steal a Little Less” by Mark Galeotti (oDR, 15 September 2016) 

Combined Military Operations: The Practical Challenges of U.S.-Russia Cooperation in Syria (Part II)” by Michael Purcell (Center on Global Interests, 15 September 2016)

Origins of the war in Donbass” by Paul Robinson (Irrussianality, 14 September 2016)

Interview with Yabloko Duma Candidate Dmitri Gudkov” (sports.ru, 14 September 2016)

From Russia to MIT” by Caroline Knox (MIT News, 14 September 2016)

Why China Subsidizes Loss-Making Rail Transport via Russia and Kazakhstan” by Ivan Zuenko (Carnegie Moscow Center, 13 September 2016)

Gorgeous Maps of an Ugly War” by Tanvi Misra (CityLab, 9 September 2016)

Ukraine’s Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace” by Nicolai Petro (The National Interest, 7 September 2016)


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