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The Latest from PONARS Eurasia



Policy Memos


Could Russia Become a Serious Spoiler in the Middle East?Pavel K. Baev, February 2015


What Should Students Know about Russia's Enemies? Conspiracy Theories in Russian Geopolitical TextbooksSerghei Golunov, February 2015



Sanctions and Regime Survival , Mark Kramer, March 11, 2015

Changing the Color Revolutionary Discourse in Russia, Andrey Makarychev, March 4, 2015


Should the United States Provide Military Assistance to Ukraine? PONARS Eurasia Experts Weigh In,  Volodymyr Dubovyk, Sergiy Kudelia, Kimberly Marten,
Sergey Minasyan, Oxana Shevel, Nikolai Sokov, Cory Welt,
February 6, 2015

Books by Members

Viatcheslav Morozov ( Palgrave Macmillan)

Patronal Politics: Eurasian Regime Dynamics in Comparative Perspective
Henry E. Hale (Cambridge University Press )

Moscow in Movement: Power and Opposition in Putin's Russia

Samuel A. Greene (Stanford University Press)


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In the News 


See our members in the news: AFP, Financial Times, South China Morning Post, Defense One Today, Vice News, Washington Post, Bloomberg, Deutsche Welle, Christian Science Monitor, CNN, VOX, Diplomat, The New York Times, and more.



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PONARS Eurasia is a network of over 100 academics, mainly from North America and post-Soviet Eurasia, who advance new policy approaches to research and security in Russia and Eurasia. PONARS Eurasia is based at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies ( IERES) at the George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs. The program is generously supported by the International Program of Carnegie Corporation of New York and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.