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Stanislav Byshok: Danger of a nuclear Iran is overestimated

Of course, everyone understands that Iran, and of course North Korea, will never attack anyone. Nevertheless, in order to maintain a public consensus, Iran, North Korea and Russia are used as bogeymen. Read more about Stanislav Byshok: Danger of a nuclear Iran is overestimated

Stanislav Byshok: Russians applauding a U.S. president is a sign of the times

It's weird, but it's great, and for the first time ever Russians are applauding the victory of a U.S. presidential candidate. It's a sign of the times. For the past years we have had a very tense relationship so when a person who is perceived in Russia as being neutral to Russia and who is realistic about foreign policy was elected, it was greeted with joy. Read more about Stanislav Byshok: Russians applauding a U.S. president is a sign of the times

Hitchens: Amid the bombs of Aleppo, all you can hear are the lies (DAILY MAIL)

For reasons that I find it increasingly hard to understand or excuse, much of the British media refer to these Al Qaeda types coyly as ‘rebels’ (David Cameron used to call them ‘moderates’). But if they were in any other place in the world, including Birmingham or Belmarsh, they would call them extremists, jihadis, terrorists and fanatics.  Read more about Hitchens: Amid the bombs of Aleppo, all you can hear are the lies (DAILY MAIL)

Stanislav Byshok: La Grande Guerre Patriotique et l’an 2041 (FRENCH)

The article "The Great Patriotic War and the Year 2041" by CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok was published in francophone magazine Sans Frontières (December 2016 issue), of which Mr. Byshok is a member of the editorial board. Read more about Stanislav Byshok: La Grande Guerre Patriotique et l’an 2041 (FRENCH)

Donald J. Trump's Gettysburg promises

Gettysburg, PA: Today, in historic Gettysburg, PA, Donald J. Trump presented a game-changing plan for his first 100 days in office. This revolutionary “Contract with the American Voter” will ensure that America’s economy is revitalized and citizens are protected. Read more about Donald J. Trump's Gettysburg promises

Stanislav Byshok: La politique nationale et la stabilité politique de la Russie (FRENCH)

The article "Ethnic policies and political stability in Russia" by CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok was published in francophone magazine Sans Frontières (October 2016 issue), of which Mr. Byshok is an editor. Read more about Stanislav Byshok: La politique nationale et la stabilité politique de la Russie (FRENCH)

Alexey Semenov: The issue of freedom of expression in international relations crisis

Семенов: Свобода выражения мнений в условиях внешнеполитического кризиса

Report "The issue of freedom of expresion in international relations crisis" by Alexey Semenov, CIS-EMO Political Analyst, at Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting 2016 (28 October 2016, Hofburg, Vienna). Read more about Alexey Semenov: The issue of freedom of expression in international relations crisis

The report about human rights violations in Lithuania was presented at OSCE

The expert report "Human rights violations in contemporary Lithuania" issued by CIS-EMO was presented at OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016 in Warsaw, Poland. Read more about The report about human rights violations in Lithuania was presented at OSCE

Lithuania’s illegal actions against the Russian experts

Report "Lithuania’s illegal actions against the Russian experts" by Alexey Semenov, CIS-EMO Political Analyst, at Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016 (27 September 2016, Warsaw, Sofitel-Victoria). Read more about Lithuania’s illegal actions against the Russian experts

Polish Constitutional Court crisis as a threat to the democratic principles of the EU

Конституционный кризис в Польше как угроза демократическим принципам ЕС

Report "Polish Constitutional Court crisis as a threat to the democratic principles of the EU" by Alexey Semenov, CIS-EMO Political Analyst, at Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016 (23 September 2016, Warsaw, Sofitel-Victoria). Read more about Polish Constitutional Court crisis as a threat to the democratic principles of the EU

United Kingdom European Union membership referendum: the main issues

United Kingdom European Union membership referendum: the main issues

Report "United Kingdom European Union membership referendum: the main issues" by Alexey Semenov, CIS-EMO Political Analyst, at Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016 (22 September 2016, Warsaw, Sofitel-Victoria). Read more about United Kingdom European Union membership referendum: the main issues

Stanislav Byshok: Pour l’Europe, mais contre l’Union européenne - nouvelles tendances dans l’Ancien Monde (FRENCH)

The article "For Europe but against the EU: New trends of the Old World" by CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok was published in francophone magazine Sans Frontières (September 2016 issue), of which Mr. Byshok has recently become an editor.  Read more about Stanislav Byshok: Pour l’Europe, mais contre l’Union européenne - nouvelles tendances dans l’Ancien Monde (FRENCH)

Stanislav Byshok on Hillary Clinton's foreign policy

CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok took part in The Heat talk show on CCTV-America wherein Hillary Clinton's foreign policy was discussed. According to Byshok, if Clinton is elected president of the U.S., it's not easy to predict what her foreign policy would be. She's served for four years as the Secretary of State; and during her term, the world saw the destruction of the Libyan statehood, the Arab Spring which brought about the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, and - last not least - ISIS appeared on the stage. Read more about Stanislav Byshok on Hillary Clinton's foreign policy

Stanislav Byshok's lecture at Brown University (April 12, 2016)

April 12, 2016, CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok was invited by the Department of Slavic Studies to deliver a lecture on Russia-Ukraine relations at Brown University. The lecture was followed by Watson University's Senior Fellow Sergei Khrushchev's comments and a Q&A section.  Read more about Stanislav Byshok's lecture at Brown University (April 12, 2016)

Stanislav Byshok: Russia can become a global peacemaker, not a policeman

They say that US foreign policy is very clumsy, stupid, and is based on some unverified data. But the US can afford to, after the 3-year long intervention, say "sorry, something went wrong", and leave the country. And we can't allow that to happen. That's why the Russians have to be smarter and not use numerous military bases, but diplomacy to resolve conflicts Read more about Stanislav Byshok: Russia can become a global peacemaker, not a policeman

NYT: Ukraine’s Unyielding Corruption

Corruption has been pervasive in Ukraine since independence, fed by close-knit ties between politicians and oligarchs and a weak justice system. The protests in 2014 that led to the removal of President Viktor Yanukovych were largely fueled by popular fury at his monumental corruption and abuse of power. Read more about NYT: Ukraine’s Unyielding Corruption

Hillary cheating scandal erupts in Arizona

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been accused of just about every dirty political trick in the books throughout her career — and according to outraged supporters of Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders, her campaign was back at it again yesterday in Arizona. Read more about Hillary cheating scandal erupts in Arizona

The Neocons vs. Donald Trump

There they go again. The neocons who led the George W. Bush administration into Iraq are now touting a fresh crusade to save American democracy — and the Republican Party — from an authoritarian foe: Donald J. Trump. Read more about The Neocons vs. Donald Trump

Stanislav Byshok: The geopolitical process never ends

In relation to Ukraine, the interests of Brussels and Washington in recent years have significantly differed. Ukraine, for Washington, is a guarantee that, firstly, the European ambitions of Russia will be substantially limited, and secondly, the prospect of the creation of the Eurasian continental bloc from Lisbon to Vladivostok remains distant. Read more about Stanislav Byshok: The geopolitical process never ends

Moscow expects OSCE response to expulsion of Stanislav Byshok from France

Moscow expects a response from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to the expulsion of Russian expert Stanislav Byshok from France at the request of Lithuania, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday. Read more about Moscow expects OSCE response to expulsion of Stanislav Byshok from France

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