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Event | March 18, 2019

Central Asia Security Workshop 2019

Join the Central Asia Program (CAP) at George Washington University for a workshop on Central Asian security and politics.
Analysis | February 14, 2019

Russia in 2019 and What Lies Ahead

What can we expect for Russia in 2019 and beyond? At a recent policy workshop held by the Washington, D.C.-based PONARS Eurasia network, scholars and analysts addressed this broad question and related issues, including the outlook for Vladimir Putin’s fourth term as president, the expected impacts of sanctions and some aspects of Russian foreign policy. With Russia’s political and economic environment arguably the most challenging the Kremlin has faced in years, the points that resonated the most at the workshop were that Putin will maintain his power through the end of his term (and possibly beyond), will likely implement policies to combat his falling approval ratings and will continue shifting Russia toward new partnerships—mainly in East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Prospects for U.S.-Russian relations were generally seen as grim, although one historically minded scholar provided a spark of optimism for the future, saying that America’s current turmoil could lead to more normal relations sooner than commonly believed.
Event | February 26, 2019

Focus on Russia: Putinism

Join the MIT Security Studies Program for a talk with Brian Taylor (Syracuse University) on the set of ideas, emotions, and habits that influence how Team Putin views the world. 
Event | February 14, 2019

Elections, Political Campaigns, and Grassroots Activism through a Comparative Lens

Join Harvard's Davis Center for a talk with Dr. Vitali Shkliarov about his experience working as an organizer, consultant and strategist for the opposition on election campaigns in Russia, Georgia and Ukraine. The talk will also cover US-Russia relations, fake news, election interference, grassroots activism in different political and cultural contexts and the use of technology in fighting for democracy in authoritarian regimes.