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Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution 2015-16

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Apr 15, 2015
Kennan Institute is pleased to announce the 2015 competition for the Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution. more
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Russia's New Military Doctrine

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February 06, 2015 // 10:00am11:30am
One of the most anticipated documents of 2014, Russia’s new military doctrine, was signed into law on December 26th. Will it serve as the framework for Russia's adversarial relationship with the West, or a carefully crafted revision that offers opportunities for rapprochement? The participants will examine changes in the doctrine, review Russia's military actions in 2014, and provide perspectives on the evolving capabilities of Russia's armed forces. more

Film Screening: “Brothers in Arms: Stories from the Frontlines of the Russian-Ukrainian War”

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February 02, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The presentation will feature episodes from their film and provide the opportunity to interact with the filmmakers, who will share their personal experiences and observations from the war zone. more

Book Talk: "US Foreign Policy and Defense Strategy: Evolution of an Incidental Superpower"

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January 30, 2015 // 10:00am11:30am
Does the United States have a plan for how it hopes to achieve its objectives on the global stage? Or is its position in the world an accident of history? Perhaps it is better to understand the United States as an incidental superpower—responding and adjusting to changes in the international system. If that is the case, given the instability and flux of current events, what might the future pattern of U.S. foreign and defense policy look like? more

Kennan Cable No.4: What’s Next For Donbas?

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Jan 30, 2015
Kateryna Smagliy, Director of Kennan Institute in Ukraine, examines the developing humanitarian crisis in the Donbas region. more

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