Russia

Interview – Isa Yusibov

E-International Relations • Sep 4 2021 • Features

Isa Yusibov outlines Russia and Turkey’s foreign relations, particularly towards China and the Middle East, as well as how they view each other.

Review – Europe and America: The End of the Transatlantic Relationship?

Roberta N. Haar • Jul 29 2021 • Features

The differences on display in Cornwall and the damage done to transatlantic relations by the Trump era are the main topics explored in Federiga Bindi’s 2019 edited volume.

Interview – Jon (Yuan) Jiang

E-International Relations • Mar 25 2021 • Features

Jon (Yuan) Jiang assesses Sino-Russian relations, the impact of the pandemic on the Belt and Road Initiative, and Austrialia’s potential involvement.

Putin and the Two Fears of the Prince

Harald Edinger • Mar 17 2021 • Articles

Putin is facing a simple reality: with every additional month in office, he has more to lose and fewer ways out – providing fertile ground for high-intensity affective responses.

Interview – Katsiaryna Shmatsina

E-International Relations • Feb 28 2021 • Features

Katsiaryna Shmatsina outlines the key factors behind current protests in Belarus, their potential for success, and developments in Belarus’ foreign policy.

Interview – Eva Koulouriotis

E-International Relations • Jan 24 2021 • Features

Political analyst Eva Koulouriotis discusses Turkish foreign policy, Turkey’s role in Nagorno-Karabakh, as well as her work with the European Union of Women.

Russian Nationalism (Imperialism) and Ukrainian Nationalism

Taras Kuzio • Dec 8 2020 • Articles

Since 2014, Russia has become more nationalistic and chauvinistic, while nationalism in Ukraine has become more civic – and yet some western writing gives the opposite impression.

Racism, Crimea and Crimean Tatars

Taras Kuzio • Dec 6 2020 • Articles

Most western historians of Russia see Crimea as always having been Russian and therefore have not fully criticised Russia’s 2014 annexation.

Academic Orientalism in Russia-Ukraine Scholarship

Taras Kuzio • Dec 2 2020 • Articles

The roots of academic orientalism lie in Western histories of Russia and Crimea – political scientists who work on Russia acting as gatekeepers to Russian and Eurasian studies in the West.

Impact of War and Prospects for Peace between Russia and Ukraine

Taras Kuzio • Nov 30 2020 • Articles

With Putin in power for another 16 years, the policies he has pursued, however counter-productive they have been to Russian goals, will continue towards Ukraine.

Russian Military Aggression or ‘Civil War’ in Ukraine?

Taras Kuzio • Nov 27 2020 • Articles

Putin’s inability to comprehend his mistakes and his longevity in power for another sixteen years make the chances for peace low.

New Book – Crisis in Russian Studies? Nationalism (Imperialism), Racism and War

Taras Kuzio • Nov 25 2020 • Articles

The source of the Russian-Ukrainian war lies in Russian identity and its attitudes towards Ukraine and Ukrainians, making the chances for peace slim.

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