Former Galina Starovoitova Fellow on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, Anton Burkov, authored this op-ed for the Moscow Times. The clampdown on civil society in Russia is not a recent development, as the prospect for social change and civil society development has been bleak for many years. The downturn started under the Yeltsin administration.
Interview with Vera Peshkova, Galina Starovoitova Research Scholar, and Researcher, Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences. Kennan Institute project “The Role of Immigrant Infrastructure in the Migrants' Integration and the City Space Transformation (on the Case of "Ethnic" Cafes in Moscow).”
The Transatlantic Academy is seeking candidates to serve as resident Fellows from September 2015 – June 2016 to examine the research theme “Russia and the West.” A joint project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, and the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, the Transatlantic Academy is located at the GMF office in Washington, DC. Each year, the Academy brings together scholars from Europe and North America to work on a single set of issues facing the transatlantic community. The Academy is an interdisciplinary institution which is open to all social science disciplines, the humanities, and the natural sciences.
IDS State of the Debate Report: Russia is unique among emerging donors for being a ‘re-emerging’ donor: the Soviet Union was one of the largest donor countries in the world, and Russia’s period as an aid recipient was relatively brief. Russian development cooperation is driven by key security and economic priorities, as well as resulting from commitments made to multilateral organisations.
Report from the July 1 launch of the Wilson Center’s Regional and Global Energy Series featuring former US Ambassador to Russia and Bulgaria John Beyrle, former NSC Senior Director for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia (and former US Ambassador to Kazakhstan and Georgia) William Courtney, IHS Energy’s Director, Russian and Caspian Energy (and book co-author) Julia Nanay, and State Department International Energy Coordinator, former NSC Senior Director and former US Ambassador to Ukraine and Mexico, Carlos Pascual, who explored with Jan Kalicki and David Goldwyn the energy and broader dimensions of relations with Russia and Ukraine.
“Immigrants aren't rushing to Moscow in search of opportunity”—President Obama recently stated in an interview with The Economist, while making a larger point about Russia’s receding role in the world. While much of his commentary on the overall state of affairs in Russia was accurate, his comments on a lack of immigrants in Moscow revealed a blind spot in his view of global-migration movements—immigrants have been rushing to Moscow for the last twenty years, and not only to Moscow, but to cities all over Russia.
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Сборник содержит доклады, представленные на научно-практической конференции «Проблемы идентичности: человек и общество на пороге третьего тысячелетия», которая состоялась в г. Великий Новгород 4–6 июля 2002 г.
В книге исследуются причины и факторы, повлиявшие на то что, провозглашенные цели реформ и их реальные итоги оказались далеки от надежд и чаяний граждан обеих стран. В ней сделана попытка выявить общее и особенное их переходных систем, предложено авторское видение средств устранения препятствий динамичному развитию России и Украины, путей их успешной интеграции в мировое сообщество.
Сборник содержит доклады, представленные на научно-практической конференции «Россия и Европейский союз», которая состоялась в г. Калининграде 4–5 июля 2003 г.