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Dimitri Elkin

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Dimitri Elkin is a Russian-American businessman and writer. He holds a degree in mathematics from Moscow State University and an MBA from Harvard University. His book Russia Turns the Page - Historical Sketches of the End of the Post-Soviet Period was recently published in Moscow.

02.03.2017

100 years after February Revolution: Remembering the end of the Empire

100 years after February Revolution: Remembering the end of the Empire

A century ago, Tsar Nicholas II abdicated, one week after the start of the February Revolution. Here is how Russia remembers those events

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21.02.2017

Is a post-West world order viable?

Is a post-West world order viable?

Russia is trying to promote its post-West narrative that challenges the future of the U.S.-led global order. However, it remains to be seen if Moscow succeeds in its efforts to frame the meaning of a new historic era

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29.12.2016

Top 10 books on Russia in 2016

Top 10 books on Russia in 2016

The best books of 2016 include those that take a closer look at U.S.-Russia relations during the Cold War and perestroika, enabling readers to better understand the current Putin era

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28.12.2016

The Paris climate change agreement: One year later

The Paris climate change agreement: One year later

Moving forward with decisive climate change initiatives is increasingly the role of China, not the United States. Russia, for now, is taking a backseat role

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30.11.2016

Book review: Where is democracy headed?

Book review: Where is democracy headed?

The election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States raises many issues about the democratic process in what has long been considered the most advanced democracy in the world. The U.S. election is, however, only the latest indication that the global experiment with democracy may be in decline

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23.11.2016

Is Central Asia going to become part of a new center of the world?

Is Central Asia going to become part of a new center of the world?

Book review: Western historians have ignored the Silk Roads region for too long. It’s time to create a new history of the world by recalibrating what we know and what we consider important

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10.06.2016

Summer 2016 reading list on Russia

Summer 2016 reading list on Russia

Wondering how to expand your knowledge about Russia over the summer? Here are some books that will help you learn more about the country, from art to the history of Russia’s imperial dynasty

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23.02.2016

How Russia plans to move forward with the Paris Climate Agreement

How Russia plans to move forward with the Paris Climate Agreement

Russia is expected to deliver fast ratification for the global climate agreement deal agreed to in Paris in December. Unlike in the U.S., the climate change deal has encountered little or no political resistance within Russia

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24.12.2015

The best books about Russia in 2015

The best books about Russia in 2015

Russia Direct has collected a list of the Top 10 most influential books about Russia from 2015 – including books from former Russian leaders Yevgeny Primakov and Mikhail Gorbachev

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14.12.2015

Russia joins other nations in a historic climate change agreement

Russia joins other nations in a historic climate change agreement

Russia played an important and constructive role at the UN climate change summit in Paris. Going forward, Russia will look for new ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, such as through the implementation of new technological innovations

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