Post Tagged with: "Russia"

Dangerous and Unwanted: Policy and Everyday Discourses of Migrants in Russia

Dangerous and Unwanted: Policy and Everyday Discourses of Migrants in Russia

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia became one the largest migrant receiving countries and a place where migrants face constant changes in regulation.

Responses to the Phenomenon of Internal Displacement in Ukraine

Responses to the Phenomenon of Internal Displacement in Ukraine

While initially all IDPs fleeing war in Ukraine were accepted by the wider population, over the past year regional belonging has become a marker of social stigmatisation.

US Missiles and Parallels of Interventionism in Syria’s ‘Thirty Years War’

US Missiles and Parallels of Interventionism in Syria’s ‘Thirty Years War’

By reembracing the norm of interventionism, the world’s major powers are rediscovering the very reason why it was banished at Westphalia so many years ago.

The Social Challenge of Internal Displacement in Ukraine

The Social Challenge of Internal Displacement in Ukraine

After the two years of conflict in Ukraine, the IDPs are still perceived as semi-fellows and semi-citizens, limited in their access to social life.

Geopolitical Fault-Line Cities

Geopolitical Fault-Line Cities

Conflicting identities come together in Ukraine’s fault-line cities, diverting the population’s attention from issues concerning the more mundane aspects of urban life.

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Edited Collection – Migration and the Ukraine Crisis

Since the Russian annexation of Crimea and the beginning of the war in Donbas, Eastern Europe has been facing a crisis that has the potential to change the region for many years to come.

Review – Russia and the Idea of Europe

Review – Russia and the Idea of Europe

Neumann’s book provides a well informed survey of Russian intellectual history over the last two centuries and stimulating insights into Russians’ perceptions of Europe.

Interview – Katarzyna Zysk

Interview – Katarzyna Zysk

Prof. Zysk explains Russia’s use of non-military means for strategic ends, its approach to world order and its neigbours, and the influence of the Trump administration.

Raj Kapoor and India’s Foremost Cinematic Soft Power Breakthrough

Raj Kapoor and India’s Foremost Cinematic Soft Power Breakthrough

Soft power has fast matured into a sine qua non of international political conduct. Awara inadvertently became soft power, facilitating Soviet trust of India.

The “Northern Territories” Dispute and the Future of Japan-Russia Relations

The “Northern Territories” Dispute and the Future of Japan-Russia Relations

Even with a resolution of the territorial dispute between Russia and Japan the relations between the two will change little, at least in the short to medium term.

Ukraine’s Media after 25 Years of Independence

Ukraine’s Media after 25 Years of Independence

Ukraine’s media system has drastically changed in recent years, but like the rest of the country it is still a work in progress with many hurdles to overcome.

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New Century, Old Rivalries: Russian Military Modernisation and NATO

With both NATO and Russia endeavouring to increase and improve their military capabilities against the other, a new arms race is on the cards.

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