Russian Resurgence Timeline

Nov 16 2015

Has the Dayton Accord Run Its Course?

Twenty years after the agreement ended the Bosnian war, the country is still vulnerable to ethnic and political conflict.
Nov 10 2015

Russia Faces a Difficult Choice in Ukraine

For now, Moscow will weather the pain of extended sanctions to keep the Minsk agreement from falling apart.
Nov 05 2015

Russia Makes Friendly Overtures Toward Turkey

There's common ground on energy and the Islamic State, but Moscow and Ankara agree on little else.
Nov 03 2015

Russia Prepares to Tighten Spending in 2016

Moscow's draft budget for 2016 could have far-reaching effects for Russia's defense sector and the country's financial and social stability.
Nov 02 2015

Russia Tightens Its Hold on Armenia

Yerevan is searching for economic opportunities with Iran, which Moscow will do its best to prevent.
Oct 30 2015

Syrian Summit Guest List Reflects New Normal

Washington and Tehran are entering a much broader, more public strategic dialogue.
Oct 29 2015

Germany Tests the Waters With Russia

A meeting on bilateral trade indicates that Germany is reconsidering its stance on economic sanctions against Russia.
Oct 26 2015

The World Converges on Syria: A Chronology

Stratfor predicted Russia's increasingly assertive military activity in Syria, and we continue to forecast how regional and global dynamics will shift as a result.
Oct 24 2015

Syria: Russia Calls For National Elections

Russia would like the Syrian government to hold presidential and parliamentary elections soon, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Oct. 24 on state television, Reuters reported.
Sep 24 2015

Syria: U.S., Russia Reach A 'Tacit Agreement' On The Syrian War

According to a senior adviser to Syrian President Bashar al Assad, the United States and Russia have reached a "tacit agreement" on ending the conflict in Syria, AFP reported Sept. 24.

Despite ongoing demographic, economic and geopolitical problems, Russia is using every tool at its disposal to reassert itself in the former
Soviet Union. Rather than taking back its former position as the patron state of many Central Asian, Caucasus and Eastern European countries, the Kremlin is attempting to exert softer control over its former republics.

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