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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.

26.09.2016

Duma elections' results, new version of KGB and the Syrian deadlock

Duma elections' results, new version of KGB and the Syrian deadlock

Russian media roundup: The results of the Russian parliamentary elections, the ongoing political reshuffle in the government, and a potential reform of the nation’s law enforcement agencies all made headlines last week

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19.09.2016

Duma elections, US strike on Syrian army and US presidential race

Duma elections, US strike on Syrian army and US presidential race

Russian media roundup: Last week Russian media discussed the nation’s parliamentary elections, the attack on the Syrian army by U.S.-led coalition forces, and the health factor in the U.S. presidential election

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12.09.2016

North Korea, Levada Center's foreign agent status and upcoming elections

North Korea, Levada Center's foreign agent status and upcoming elections

Russian media roundup: North Korea’s nuclear tests, the designation of the Levada Center as a “foreign agent” and a new children’s rights ombudsman were the hot topics discussed by Russian media last week

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05.09.2016

G20 Summit, Kuril Islands, and the death of Uzbekistan's leader

G20 Summit, Kuril Islands, and the death of Uzbekistan's leader

Russian media roundup: The G20 Summit in China, a meeting between the leaders of Japan and Russia, and the death of the president of Uzbekistan all made headlines last week

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01.09.2016

Russian experts weigh in on Turkey, NATO and the US elections

Russian experts weigh in on Turkey, NATO and the US elections

Think tank review: In August, Russian experts discussed Russian-Turkish rapprochement, the U.S. presidential race, and the emergence of a “new Cold War” with NATO

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29.08.2016

Parliamentary elections in Russia and Turkish offensive in Syria

Parliamentary elections in Russia and Turkish offensive in Syria

Russian media roundup: The parliamentary election campaign in Russia and the rapidly changing situation in Syria made headlines last week

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22.08.2016

New education minister, parliamentary elections and the anniversary of the August 1991 coup

New education minister, parliamentary elections and the anniversary of the August 1991 coup

Russian media roundup: Over the past week, Russian journalists focused on news and events that could impact the upcoming parliamentary elections, including the appointment of a new Minister of Education

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15.08.2016

Tensions in Crimea, Kremlin's new chief of staff, and Putin-Erdogan meeting

Tensions in Crimea, Kremlin's new chief of staff, and Putin-Erdogan meeting

Russian media roundup: The alleged Ukrainian provocations in Crimea, the appointment of a new head of the Presidential Administration, and the meeting between Russian and Turkish presidents in St. Petersburg all made headlines last week

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08.08.2016

Rio Olympics open, controversy continues over Russia’s new ambassador to Ukraine

Rio Olympics open, controversy continues over Russia’s new ambassador to Ukraine

Russian media roundup: The opening of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro was the focal point of the Russian media last week

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03.08.2016

Russian experts evaluate terrorism in Europe and the failed coup in Turkey

Russian experts evaluate terrorism in Europe and the failed coup in Turkey

Think tank roundup: In July, analysts focused on the rise of Islamic radicalism in Europe, the future of Turkey following a coup attempt and the potential for change in U.S.-Russian relations

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01.08.2016

Government reshuffle, corruption crackdown and athletes head to Rio

Government reshuffle, corruption crackdown and athletes head to Rio

Russian media roundup: the Kremlin reshuffles the political deck, another official is taken down by corruption and some athletes leave for Brazil as the doping sandal remains unresolved

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25.07.2016

Munich, Donald Trump, and the Olympic doping scandal

Munich, Donald Trump, and the Olympic doping scandal

Russian media roundup: The mass shooting in Munich, the selection of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee, and developments in the Olympic anti-doping scandal all made headlines last week

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18.07.2016

Failed coup in Turkey, terror attack in Nice and Kerry's visit to Moscow

Failed coup in Turkey, terror attack in Nice and Kerry's visit to Moscow

Russian media roundup: The failed coup in Turkey and the terrorist attack in Nice are generating new discussion about the future of counter-terrorism cooperation and how to counter instability emanating from the Middle East

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11.07.2016

NATO Summit in Warsaw and Russia's new anti-extremism law

NATO Summit in Warsaw and Russia's new anti-extremism law

Russian media roundup: The recent NATO Summit in Warsaw, Russia’s parliamentary elections and the nation’s new anti-extremism legislation all made headlines last week

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05.07.2016

Russian experts discuss Brexit and Putin's visit to China

Russian experts discuss Brexit and Putin's visit to China

Think tank roundup: In June, top analysts focused on the Brexit referendum in Great Britain, the future prospects for Russian-Chinese relations and the changing nature of Russia-West relations

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04.07.2016

Erdogan apologizes, Putin visits Finland, Austria prepares to vote again

Erdogan apologizes, Putin visits Finland, Austria prepares to vote again

Russian media roundup: the Russian president heads to Helsinki as Turkey’s leader issues an apology to the family of the Russian military pilot killed when his plane was shot down in November

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27.06.2016

Brexit, Putin's visit to China, and new anti-terrorism measures in Russia

Brexit, Putin's visit to China, and new anti-terrorism measures in Russia

Russian media roundup: Britain’s decision to exit the EU and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to China made headlines in the Russian media last week

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06.06.2016

Germany's new military doctrine and a setback for Russia's opposition

Germany's new military doctrine and a setback for Russia's opposition

Russian media roundup: The new German military doctrine, the 2016 U.S. presidential race, and the upcoming Russian parliamentary elections all made headlines last week

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03.06.2016

Moscow's ties with Tokyo, Russia-West face-off and US elections

Moscow's ties with Tokyo, Russia-West face-off and US elections

Think tank roundup: In May, Russian experts assessed the visit of Japan’s prime minister to Sochi, trends in Russia-West relations, and the potential implications of the 2016 U.S. presidential election

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30.05.2016

G7 summit, the release of Ukrainian pilot Savchenko and Putin's Greece visit

G7 summit, the release of Ukrainian pilot Savchenko and Putin's Greece visit

Russia Direct presents a new media roundup with a focus on the G7 summit, the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Greece

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