Russian societal response to Putin’s war with Ukraine is hard to gauge. Anecdotal evidence and livestreams of pro-regime rallies suggests a consolidation around the state and President Putin, while evidence from protest and everyday resistance suggests growing opposition. How do we interpret these conflicting...
Last autumn, in a matter of weeks, the Nagorno-Karabakh Armenians lost two-thirds of the territory they had controlled since 1994. In the end, only Russian intervention stopped a full reabsorption of Nagorno-Karabakh into Azerbaijan. How has this affected regional power constellations?
Sovereignty conflicts are inevitably linked to geography. Can there be geographical solutions to secessionist conflicts, which are caught between two principles at cross purposes: the principle of self-determination (defended by de facto states) and the principle of territorial integrity (defended by...
Researchers on Russia have noticed that Putin gradually has adopted a more conservative agenda, especially as regards gender issues. But is this reflected in the Russian president's own rhetoric?
Nine months after the massive political protests started as a reaction to the 2020 presidential elections, this webinar examines the state of the political crisis in Belarus.
Professor Alexey Miller give a lecture about Russian memory politics and how memory politics is used and can be understood in relation to the international context.
The presidential and parliamentary elections earlier this year resulted in a massive shift of power in Ukrainian politics. How is this affecting the energy sector in Ukraine?
There is a change in Russia's approach to the European Convention on Human Rights. What are the prospects for Russian participation in this system?
Recent polls show that Russian youths differ from their parents in values and orientations. What impact may this have on their political participation and preferences?
Will Russian arms export continue to boost Russian influence in the world?
What are the similarities, differences and linkages between Putin’s Russia and Orban’s Hungary, Trump’s USA and Bolsonaro’s Brazil?
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, David Zalkaliani, visits NUPI to talk about the situation in the region ten years after the war.
Lev Gudkov will give you an insight to the public opinion in Russia in 2018.
Unfortunately, we have to cancel this seminar due to unforeseen events.
According to the Russian Constitution, the current term is the last for President Putin. How will the Russian political system prepare for the transition of power?
On 18 March Vladimir Putin will by all appearances be re-elected for a new six-year term as President. What will this mean for Russia?
Vahram Ter-Matevosyan talks about the complicated relationship between Turkey and Armenia, a situation that has been at a standstill for the past 26 years.
Minister of Foreign affairs of Moldova, H.E. Mr. Andrei Galbur, will give a lecture on the foreign policy objectives of the Republic of Moldova in the current international security environment which confronts itself with an unprecedented number of old and emerging challenges.
NUPI has the pleasure of inviting you to this seminar where the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration will talk about the situation in the country.
NUPI has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar marking the end of the project "Local government budgeting reforms in Russia: Implications and Tensions (BUDRUS)”.