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Broadcasting through Information Wars with Public Radio Ukraine

Broadcasting through Information Wars with Public Radio Ukraine

They didn’t say they were fighting an information war. The term was not yet in vogue. But when a handful of journalists created Hromadske Radio that’s what they were doing.

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Reflections on Ukraine’s Conflicting Story in the Media

In a situation where information is being used as a weapon, the media in Ukraine and Russia has not presented a clear picture of events, their causes, or their consequences.

Past Reaching into Present in Ukraine’s Undeclared War

Past Reaching into Present in Ukraine’s Undeclared War

If people take a clear look at the past and confront the truths and the lies, it may help convince those being spurred to kill that they’d be better off building a future.

The Ukraine-Russia Border: Passage Is Forbidden, But Who Will Stop You?

The Ukraine-Russia Border: Passage Is Forbidden, But Who Will Stop You?

It is shocking how casual the border between two countries in a state of undeclared war can be.

The Historian as Public Analyst: The Case of Ukraine

The Historian as Public Analyst: The Case of Ukraine

The events of the Euromaidan galvanized Ukrainians and led scholars to debate whether it is a civil war or a war with Russia or the start of a new Cold War.

Russia-US Relations: Brinkmanship and Hostilities Continue

Russia-US Relations: Brinkmanship and Hostilities Continue

The US and Russia are not in a new Cold War. But distrust is deep and the two nations find themselves at the opposite side of the table at almost every turn.

The Role of Political Parties in Putin’s Hybrid-Regime

The Role of Political Parties in Putin’s Hybrid-Regime

Beyond providing the regime with a sheen of legitimacy through competing in elections, each of Russia’s main parties play a key role in sustaining the hybrid-regime.

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The EU’s Normative Nature and Its Sanction Regime Against Russia: An Oxymoron?

Sanctions per se are not irreconcilable with normative behaviour, as they may perform the function of conveying a normative argument rather than merely coerce the other.

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Interview – Ivan Krastev

Ivan Krastev discusses Russia’s troubled relationship with the West, the problems with democratic triumphalism, and the role of the EU in the post-Cold War world.

On Putin, Politics, and Popular Culture: An Interview with Alexander J. Motyl

On Putin, Politics, and Popular Culture: An Interview with Alexander J. Motyl

Alexander J. Motyl discusses his new book, Vovochka, as well as politics, popular culture, and the subject of this satirical romp, Vladimir Putin.

Putin’s Syrian Quagmire: Costs as well as Benefits for the US

Putin’s Syrian Quagmire: Costs as well as Benefits for the US

Just because Moscow insists on making mistakes in Syria, Washington does not have to do so too.

World War Z: Why Russia Fights DAESH Zealots

World War Z: Why Russia Fights DAESH Zealots

The civilizational lines drawn by the West have allowed the world to divide itself into camps making the civilian undersides of societies susceptible to extremist horror.

Review – Russia and the New World Disorder

Review – Russia and the New World Disorder

An informative and lucid scholarly contribution that expertly blends the domestic and international to offer a compelling account of how policy is made in Russia.

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