Putinology

3.03.2015

How Will Nemtsov’s Murder Change Political Life in Russia?

In the wake of the murder of one of Russia’s most fervent opposition leaders, Boris Nemtsov, Russia remains less in a state of shock than in a state of confusion about what this means for the country’s future. Eurasia Outlook asked Carnegie’s experts to share their thoughts on how the event will change political life in Russia.
1.03.2015

The Killing of Boris Nemtsov and the Degradation of Russian Authoritarianism

Regardless of who the shooter was and whose orders he was carrying out, a country where a critic of the regime is forced to fear being killed on the street rather than being arrested at a political rally is an entirely different country altogether.
19.02.2015

After Minsk, Is Germany Still a Leader?

If Merkel is synonymous with Germany, then German political and diplomatic weight has certainly risen to the height of true European leadership.
18.02.2015

Is Russia a New China?

  • Maria Snegovaya
China pioneered a selective repression method decades ago. Since then it has actively shared its experience. The Russian regime seems to be actively borrowing from the Chinese.
16.02.2015

Ukrainian Crisis and Its Limited Impact on Turkish-Russian Relations

Turkey and Russia have a deeply “compartmentalized” relationship. A disagreement on one regional issue—Ukraine, Georgia or even Syria—will not necessarily derail their bilateral relations.
11.02.2015

What Would It Take to Restore a Peace Order in Europe?

Western leaders’ recent attempts to assure a diplomatic resolution of the Ukraine crisis may come to no avail. Is it possible to restore the peaceful, European status quo amidst such rapidly growing East-West animosity? Eurasia Outlook asked Carnegie’s experts to share their thoughts.
10.02.2015

Russia’s Performance at the Munich Security Conference: A Symptom or a Cause?

When Russian diplomats talk about Ukraine, they are actually speaking to just one man—Vladimir Putin. Moscow does not see any value in reaching out to the broad policy community in the West. The scary thing is that this behavior is not a consequence of the Ukrainian crisis, but one of its major sources.
22.01.2015

Nuclear Weapons in Russia’s Amended Military Doctrine

Some experts’ concern that the amended version of the Russian military doctrine would significantly alter conditions for nuclear weapons’ use in the context of the Ukraine crisis and the resulting sharp escalation of the military and political situation has turned out to be premature.
19.01.2015

Ramzan Kadyrov as a Federal-Level Politician

Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic in the North Caucasus, is now firmly entrenched in Russian politics at the federal-level, and it appears that he is there to stay, because Putin and Kadyrov really need each other.
16.01.2015

Why Does Russia’s Strategy in Asia Fail?

The current political crisis in Russia’s relations with the West gives a strong impetus to Russian rapprochement with Asian countries. However, many analysts are of the opinion that no significant progress in this area has been achieved as of yet.
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