10/1 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 check out the latest essay from Guest Contributor Julian G. Waller on recent parliamentary elections in Belarus. Also, see our media page for a new recurring segment titled ‘To Infinity and Beyond The Headlines,” which highlights a few of the most eclectic stories covered in regional media over the last few weeks. 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!

Trump Through Russian Eyes” by Nina Krushcheva (Project Syndicate, 29 September 2016)

What Is Russia Up To, and Is It Time to Draw the Line?” by David Sanger (The New York Times, 29 September 2016)

Russia’s Next Move on Ukraine” by Dmitri Trenin (Carnegie Moscow Center, 27 September 2016)

Greenland’s receding icecap to expose top-secret US nuclear project” by Jon Henley (The Guardian, 27 September 2016) 

How Stable is Russia? Part 1” by Aaron Schwartzbaum (Bear Market Brief, 26 September 2016)

Uzbekistan: New Leader Carrying Out Personnel Overhaul” (Eurasianet, 26 September 2016)

Beyond utopia: rediscovering the lost legacy of Soviet design” by Tom Cubbin (The Calvert Journal, 26 September 2016)

Poland and cooperation with Turkey in the European Neighborhood” (Charles University in Prague, September 2016)

My experiences traveling as a black woman in Russia” by Oneika Raymond (Oneika the Traveller, 18 July 2016)

The State of Russian Studies in the United States” (ASEEES, July 2015)


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