Category Archives: Russia

Dec 8 2011

Russian Parliamentary Elections: a brief result overview

Leave a comment

The election to the State Duma held in Russia on December 4 became a very important step towards forming a stable, competitive party system. The most obvious outcome is decrease of support for the United Russia Party (237 seats) and strengthened … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by LSE IDEAS

May 16 2011

Post-Bin Laden prospects for the peace process in Afghanistan

1 Comment

By Ekaterina Stepanova With all the symbolic allusions to 9/11, including President Obama’s visit to ‘ground zero’ on May 5, at the end of the day the annihilation of the world’s ‘terrorist number one’ in a US covert operation in … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by LSE Ideas

Apr 21 2011

The European Security Treaty: ‘The Moor has done his duty, let him go’?

1 Comment

 By Dmitry Danilov The idea of a legally binding European Security Treaty (EST), voiced by Dmitry Medvedev in June 2008 in Berlin during his first European visit as the President of Russia, stirred up a keen interest. He left the … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by LSE Ideas