20 Years After

 
  • Op-Ed
    The West's Cold War Victory 20 Years On
    Dmitri Trenin December 29, 2011 The Moscow Times Русский

    Twenty years after the fall of the Soviet Union, democracies need to develop a new model that fosters civic duty and responsibility in their citizens and takes a more global perspective on leadership in the modern world.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The "Stans" at 20
    Martha Brill Olcott December 28, 2011 Real Instituto Elcano

    Twenty years after the Soviet collapse, leaders of the five Central Asian republics have built functioning states but they have yet to fully implement democratic reforms, decentralize and share power, and develop strong intraregional relations.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Kazakhstan at 20
    Martha Brill Olcott December 20, 2011 Diplomatic Courier

    Twenty years after its independence from the Soviet Union, Kazakhstan has made a smooth transition to a middle income country and advanced a foreign policy that could make it a vital bridge between Europe and Asia.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Talking to Grown-Ups in the Caucasus
    Thomas de Waal December 15, 2011 National Interest

    Twenty years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia face a number of shared challenges, including weak rule of law, entrenched corruption, and incomplete democratization.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Challenging the Language of Estrangement in the Caucasus
    Thomas de Waal December 15, 2011 Eurasianet

    Ordinary Armenians, Azeris, Georgians, and Abkhaz are growing increasingly estranged from each other as nationalist narratives continue to overshadow local examples of peaceful co-existence.

     
  • Article
    Kazakhstan at 20
    Martha Brill Olcott December 12, 2011

    As Kazakhstan celebrates its twentieth anniversary of independence, the country faces a number of tough geopolitical, political, economic, and social challenges.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Kazakhstan's Soviet Legacy
    Martha Brill Olcott November 30, 2011 Center of Asia Русский

    Legacies of the Soviet era still pervade Kazakhstan, 20 years after independence, and leave most citizens unable to offer a detached judgment of what benefits Kazakhstan might have derived from seven decades of Soviet rule.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Vladimir Putin is the Ultimate CEO
    Matthew Rojansky November 16, 2011 Valdai Club

    Putin's political success depends on a managed democracy, a strong hand, and his informal authority—factors that have trickled down through the system and helped to enshrine corruption at the lower levels.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Engaging the Post-Soviet Generation in Russia
    Matthew Rojansky October 21, 2011 National Interest

    Washington must more effectively engage Russia’s post-Soviet generation, who are well equipped to succeed in today’s global economy and poised to change and redefine Russian society.

     
  • Q&A
    Causes and Implications of the End of the Soviet Union
    Lilia Shevtsova October 12, 2011 Русский

    Mikhail Gorbachev reflects on the fall of the Soviet Union, U.S. actions in the last twenty years, and Putin and Medvedev’s roles in Russia today.

     
  • Book
    Change or Decay: Russia's Dilemma and the West's Response
    Lilia Shevtsova, Andrew Wood October 31, 2011 Washington

    Two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the West has yet to adjust to the post-Soviet reality and Russia has not settled on its relationship with the rest of the world.

     
  • Book
    Post-Imperium: A Eurasian Story
    Dmitri Trenin July 6, 2011 Washington

    Moscow needs to drop the notion of creating an exclusive power center in the post-Soviet space. Like other former European empires, Russia has no choice but to reinvent itself as a global player and as part of a wider community.

     
  • Event
    Ukraine's Underachieving Economy Since 1991
    Pekka Sutela, James Collins January 27, 2012 Washington, D.C.

    While there were high hopes for Ukraine’s speedy transition to a wealthy free market democracy and full membership in the European and Euro-Atlantic communities when it declared independence in 1991, it has fallen short of these targets.

     
  • Event
    Public Opinion 20 Years After the Collapse of the Former Soviet Union
    Madeleine Albright, Les Campbell, Andrew Kohut, Stephen Nix, Susan Glasser, Maria Lipman December 9, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Two decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russian, Ukrainian, and Lithuanian views of democracy, free markets, and political leadership have changed.

     
  • Event
    The South Caucasus 20 Years After Independence
    Thomas de Waal November 29, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Twenty years after the end of the Soviet Union, the South Caucasus countries can no longer be considered “in transition,” but questions remain about how well they are faring compared to the democratic countries of the European Union or the rising economies of Asia.

     
  • Event
    Change or Decay
    Lilia Shevtsova, Andrew Wood, James Collins November 14, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Relations between the West and Russia are still shifting as the West has yet to adjust to the post-Soviet reality and Russia has not settled on its relationship with the rest of the world.

     
  • Event
    20 Years of Ukraine's Independence
    Matthew Rojansky, Thomas Melia, Gavin Weise, Victoria Gumeniuk, Roman Romanov, Oleksii Khmara, Pavlo Klimkin, Olga Shumylo-Tapiola, Lilia Shevtsova November 14, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    The twentieth anniversary of Ukraine’s independence from the Soviet Union comes at a moment of unique challenge and opportunity for the country, as Ukrainians look to their new leaders to resolve longstanding problems.

     
  • Event
    Eight Pieces of Empire: A 10-Year Journey Through the Soviet Collapse
    Thomas de Waal, Lawrence Sheets November 4, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Told in eight parts, Eight Pieces of Empire follows the USSR’s disintegration and its aftermath through two decades of the author’s own reporting from the region.

     
  • Event
    20 Years of Belarus's Independence: Current Challenges and Future Development
    Balázs Jarábik, Daniel Krutzinna, Oleg Manaev, Valeria Klitsounova, Matthew Rojansky, Baxter Hunt, Mitchell Orenstein, Alexei Pikulik October 26, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Twenty years after its independence from the Soviet Union, Belarus faces increasing isolation, possible economic collapse, and the brutal regime of Alexander Lukashenka.

     
  • Event
    20 Years of Moldovan Independence: Looking Back and Forward
    Matthew Rojansky, Thomas de Waal, Igor Munteanu, Asif Chaudhry, Stephen Nix, Christopher Williams, Elizabeth Anderson Warden, Rebecca Chamberlain-Creanga, Cristina Batog, Vlad Spanu October 5, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Moldova is facing many of the challenges of the post-Soviet space, including corruption, internal conflict, underdevelopment, and labor migration, but it is charting an ambitious path of reform, reconciliation, and European integration.

     
  • Event
    Post-Imperium: A Eurasian Story
    Dmitri Trenin, David Hoffman September 27, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Twenty years after the end of the Soviet Union, Moscow should drop the notion of creating an exclusive power center in the post-Soviet space.

     
  • Event
    20 Years After the End of the Soviet Union
    Charlie Rose, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Stephen Hadley, Brent Scowcroft, Lawrence Summers September 26, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    The Carnegie Endowment hosted a special taping of the Charlie Rose Show, on the situation twenty years after the end of the Soviet Union.

     
  • Event
    Ukraine's Underachieving Economy Since 1991
    Pekka Sutela, James Collins January 27, 2012 Washington, D.C.

    While there were high hopes for Ukraine’s speedy transition to a wealthy free market democracy and full membership in the European and Euro-Atlantic communities when it declared independence in 1991, it has fallen short of these targets.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The West's Cold War Victory 20 Years On
    Dmitri Trenin December 29, 2011 The Moscow Times Русский

    Twenty years after the fall of the Soviet Union, democracies need to develop a new model that fosters civic duty and responsibility in their citizens and takes a more global perspective on leadership in the modern world.

     
  • Op-Ed
    The "Stans" at 20
    Martha Brill Olcott December 28, 2011 Real Instituto Elcano

    Twenty years after the Soviet collapse, leaders of the five Central Asian republics have built functioning states but they have yet to fully implement democratic reforms, decentralize and share power, and develop strong intraregional relations.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Kazakhstan at 20
    Martha Brill Olcott December 20, 2011 Diplomatic Courier

    Twenty years after its independence from the Soviet Union, Kazakhstan has made a smooth transition to a middle income country and advanced a foreign policy that could make it a vital bridge between Europe and Asia.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Talking to Grown-Ups in the Caucasus
    Thomas de Waal December 15, 2011 National Interest

    Twenty years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia face a number of shared challenges, including weak rule of law, entrenched corruption, and incomplete democratization.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Challenging the Language of Estrangement in the Caucasus
    Thomas de Waal December 15, 2011 Eurasianet

    Ordinary Armenians, Azeris, Georgians, and Abkhaz are growing increasingly estranged from each other as nationalist narratives continue to overshadow local examples of peaceful co-existence.

     
  • Article
    Kazakhstan at 20
    Martha Brill Olcott December 12, 2011

    As Kazakhstan celebrates its twentieth anniversary of independence, the country faces a number of tough geopolitical, political, economic, and social challenges.

     
  • Event
    Public Opinion 20 Years After the Collapse of the Former Soviet Union
    Madeleine Albright, Les Campbell, Andrew Kohut, Stephen Nix, Susan Glasser, Maria Lipman December 9, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Two decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russian, Ukrainian, and Lithuanian views of democracy, free markets, and political leadership have changed.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Kazakhstan's Soviet Legacy
    Martha Brill Olcott November 30, 2011 Center of Asia Русский

    Legacies of the Soviet era still pervade Kazakhstan, 20 years after independence, and leave most citizens unable to offer a detached judgment of what benefits Kazakhstan might have derived from seven decades of Soviet rule.

     
  • Event
    The South Caucasus 20 Years After Independence
    Thomas de Waal November 29, 2011 Washington, D.C.

    Twenty years after the end of the Soviet Union, the South Caucasus countries can no longer be considered “in transition,” but questions remain about how well they are faring compared to the democratic countries of the European Union or the rising economies of Asia.

     

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