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Mon, Jul 29, 2019

Ukraine’s parliamentary elections

The Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center hosts the best-informed observers this side of the Dnipro on the election results and their meaning for Ukraine’s reform program and defensive war in Donbas.

12:30pm Washington DC

Fri, Jul 12, 2019

Kazakhstan in focus: navigating Central Asia’s economic and energy future

Kazakhstan’s longtime president Nursultan Nazarbayev’s surprise resignation raises questions about Kazakhstan’s path forward and how the region will navigate the economic and energy challenges of the coming years.

10:00am Washington DC

Wed, Jul 24, 2019

Post-Soviet transformations: opportunities for growth through the IT sector

As information technology continues to revolutionize the way economies and societies around the world grow and interact, its intensive development in the former Soviet space stands to enhance the region’s ongoing transformation.

1:30pm Washington DC

Tue, Jun 11, 2019

A conversation with Hikmet Hajiyev

Mr. Hikmet Hajiyev, foreign policy advisor to the president of Azerbaijan, joins Ambassador Richard Morningstar in conversation about Azerbaijan’s current foreign policy initiatives.

1:00pm Washington DC

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Russian influence in Venezuela: what should the United States do?

What drives Russian support for Maduro? What is its role in the unfolding humanitarian, economic, and political crisis? How can the United States counter Russian involvement in Venezuela?

9:00am Washington DC

Mon, May 6, 2019

Gazprom as a Geopolitical Instrument

Many consider Gazprom to be a geopolitical tool with which the Kremlin attempts to expand its influence in Europe and strengthen its grip on the continent’s energy security.


Tue, May 7, 2019

Russia’s crony capitalism: the path from market economy to kleptocracy

Putin has created a super wealthy and loyal plutocracy that owes its existence to authoritarianism.


Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Ukraine’s future leaders on the frontlines of change

Much of Ukraine’s hope lies in its young leaders who will drive the country forward in the coming years.

3:30pm Washington

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

European neighborhood policy: Eastern Partnership 10th anniversary

The Eastern Partnership is a joint initiative involving the European Union, its Member States, and six Eastern European Partners: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. It was established to enhance the political association and economic integration of the six-member countries with the EU. This year, the Partnership celebrates its 10-year anniversary. […]


Tue, Apr 2, 2019

Dealing with the offshore economy

Dr. Alan Riley explains how offshore and business practices threaten the West, and how Western democracies should deal with them.