Alexei Venediktov discussed the dramatic changes facing the Russian political system and the state of media freedom in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.
In the new global landscape, regional powers such as Turkey will be crucial for maintaining stability.
Crimean Tatars have had an antagonistic relationship with Moscow since Stalin’s forcible removal of more than 200,000 of their people from the Crimea in 1944. They have also suffered continuous repression since the Russian annexation of the peninsula last year.
Since launching the Russian Roulette series in March 2014, VICE News reporter Simon Ostrovsky has filmed and released over 100 video dispatches, creating a truly singular body of combat reportage about the Russian annexation of Crimea and the bloody war in eastern Ukraine.
Thomas De Waal participated in a Reddit AMA to discuss his new book, Great Catastrophe.
For a generation, the issue of the Armenian Genocide has played a role in U.S. domestic politics and has overshadowed U.S.-Turkish relations. On April 24 this year, competing centennial ceremonies in Yerevan of the 1915 Genocide, and in Turkey of the Battle of Gallipoli, will once again highlight the issue on the global stage.
The Carnegie Moscow Center organized a conference to discuss the experience of Russian-American alliance during the Second World War, as well as the experience of cooperation and rivalry after the end of the Cold War.
Against the backdrop of the ongoing financial crisis within the eurozone, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) work to promote a vibrant and sustainable private sector has never been more important.
The current conflict in Ukraine has spawned the most serious crisis between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War.
Western capitals have a broad commitment to support Ukraine’s government, but the form this support should take has been much debated.