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Anastasia Borik

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Anastasia Borik is a Ph.D. student at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University). She has both journalist and diplomatic experience having worked as a Xinhua News Agency reporter (Moscow Bureau) and as a personal assistant of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Colombia.

06.02.2017

Donald Trump's plans for Russia, French elections and the Syrian crisis

Donald Trump's plans for Russia, French elections and the Syrian crisis

Think tank review: Top Russian experts continue to look for clues as to Donald Trump’s future foreign policy moves. In addition, they began turning their attention to the 2017 French presidential elections

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23.01.2017

Trump's inauguration, the Davos forum and the Eurosceptic summit

Trump's inauguration, the Davos forum and the Eurosceptic summit

Russian media roundup: The inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, the Davos economic forum and the convention of Eurosceptics in Germany all made headlines last week

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17.01.2017

Obama's legacy, Trump's dossier and Canada's new foreign minister

Obama's legacy, Trump's dossier and Canada's new foreign minister

Russian media roundup: Barack Obama’s presidential legacy, Donald Trump’s upcoming inauguration, and the appointment of Canada’s new foreign minister all made headlines in Russia last week

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28.12.2016

Putin's visit to Japan, Ankara assassination and 2016 in review

Putin's visit to Japan, Ankara assassination and 2016 in review

Think tank review: In December Russian experts discussed Vladimir Putin’s trip to Japan, the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey and the key results of the year

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26.12.2016

The assassination of Russia's ambassador, Berlin attack and Putin's annual press conference

The assassination of Russia's ambassador, Berlin attack and Putin's annual press conference

Russian media roundup: The assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, the terrorist attack in Berlin, Putin’s annual press conference and the ISIS-related trial of Varvara Karaulova made headlines last week

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19.12.2016

Putin visits Japan, EU prolongs sanctions, and Navalny announces 2018 presidential bid

Putin visits Japan, EU prolongs sanctions, and Navalny announces 2018 presidential bid

Russian media roundup: Putin’s visit to Japan, the extension of EU sanctions on Russia and Navalny’s announcement of a 2018 presidential bid all made headlines in the Russian media last week

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12.12.2016

The OPEC oil deal, more doping allegations and the privatization of Rosneft

The OPEC oil deal, more doping allegations and the privatization of Rosneft

Russian media roundup: OPEC struck an agreement to cut oil production, the WADA released a new report on doping in Russia and Rosneft released new plans on its privatization

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05.12.2016

Erdogan's statement on Syria, Putin's Federal Assembly address, and Russia's new Foreign Policy Concept

Erdogan's statement on Syria, Putin's Federal Assembly address, and Russia's new Foreign Policy Concept

Russian media roundup: Turkey’s announced goal of bringing an end to Bashar al-Assad’s rule in Syria, Putin’s annual Federal Assembly address and the new Foreign Policy Concept of Russia all made headlines last week

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02.12.2016

Trump's victory, Syrian crisis and the legacy of Fidel Castro

Trump's victory, Syrian crisis and the legacy of Fidel Castro

Think tank review: In November Russian experts discussed Trump’s election victory, prospects for the settlement of the Syrian crisis and the legacy of the departed Fidel Castro

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28.11.2016

Europe's information war with the Kremlin, Fidel Castro's death and a rebuke for Russia's bureaucrats

Europe's information war with the Kremlin, Fidel Castro's death and a rebuke for Russia's bureaucrats

Russian media roundup: Europe’s growing information war with Russia, the death of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, and a new move to make the Russian bureaucracy more effective all made headlines last week

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21.11.2016

Ulyukaev's arrest, Navalny's chance to run for president, and Russia's withdrawal from the ICC

Ulyukaev's arrest, Navalny's chance to run for president, and Russia's withdrawal from the ICC

Russian media roundup: Last week, the arrest of top Russian top economic minister Alexei Ulyukaev, the overturning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s conviction and the first phone call between Trump and Putin all made headlines

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14.11.2016

Trump's victory, counter-terrorism, and the Ildar Dadin case

Trump's victory, counter-terrorism, and the Ildar Dadin case

Russian media roundup: Republican Donald Trump becomes the 45th U.S. president, the Russian Federal Security Service prevents terror attacks in Moscow and St. Petersburg, and Mikheil Saakashvili leaves his post as Odessa region governor

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07.11.2016

Nationalism in Russia, Lavrov's visit to Greece, and US elections

Nationalism in Russia, Lavrov's visit to Greece, and US elections

Russian media roundup: The Law on the Russian Nation, the nationalist march marking Unity Day and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s visit to Greece were the key topics discussed last week in the Russian media

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01.11.2016

Understanding the new dynamic of Russia-West confrontation

Understanding the new dynamic of Russia-West confrontation

Think tank review: In October Russian experts offered their assessments on the potential outcome of the U.S. presidential election and took a closer look at whether the level of Russia’s confrontation with the West is growing

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31.10.2016

Putin's Valdai Club speech, the UN criticism of the Kremlin and Russia's presence in the Mediterranean

Putin's Valdai Club speech, the UN criticism of the Kremlin and Russia's presence in the Mediterranean

Russian Media Roundup: Vladimir Putin’s speech at the Valdai Discussion Club, the U.S. presidential campaign and the UN’s refusal to include Russia in its Human Rights Council all made headlines last week

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24.10.2016

Normandy Four, US elections and EU summit

Normandy Four, US elections and EU summit

Russian media roundup: The results of the Normandy Four talks in Berlin, the final presidential debate in the U.S. and the possibility of new EU sanctions against Russia all made headlines last week

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17.10.2016

BRICS summit, Turkey and US elections

BRICS summit, Turkey and US elections

Russian media roundup: The annual BRICS Summit in India, Vladimir Putin’s visit to Turkey, and the second round of U.S. presidential debates all made headlines in Russia last week

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10.10.2016

Reshuffle within the Kremlin, US-Russia plutonium deal and the Syrian crisis

Reshuffle within the Kremlin, US-Russia plutonium deal and the Syrian crisis

Russian media roundup: The ongoing political reshuffle within the Kremlin’s inner circle, suspension of the U.S.-Russia agreement on weapons-grade plutonium and renewed military escalation in Syria all made headlines last week

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04.10.2016

Syria, the global fight against terrorism and US presidential elections

Syria, the global fight against terrorism and US presidential elections

Think tank review: In September Russian think tank experts focused on the discussion of the Russia-U.S. Syria ceasefire agreement, the 9/11 anniversary and the U.S. presidential campaign

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03.10.2016

MH17, Syria and the US presidential elections

MH17, Syria and the US presidential elections

Russian media roundup: The current state of Russia’s Syrian military campaign, the release of a controversial new report on MH17 and the first U.S. presidential debate all made headlines

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