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Nikolay Pakhomov

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Nikolay Pakhomov is president of The New York Consulting Bureau and expert at the International Analytical Center “Rethinking Russia”. You can follow him on Twitter @nik_pakhomov.

25.11.2015

Turkey’s downing of Russian jet: Cool heads must prevail

Turkey’s downing of Russian jet: Cool heads must prevail

The shooting down of a Russian bomber by the Turkish air force leaves no doubt that the crisis in Syria has become the biggest challenge to international security in decades

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09.10.2015

Poroshenko is running out of options in Ukraine

Poroshenko is running out of options in Ukraine

The question is not whether Poroshenko will implement the Minsk agreements, but whether the Ukrainian regime will survive any attempt to implement them

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04.10.2015

Was Putin's UN speech a failure?

Was Putin's UN speech a failure?

Western experts is still puzzled in understanding Russian foreign policy, as evidenced by initial reaction to Vladimir Putin’s UN speech

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30.07.2015

Moscow can't remain indifferent to ISIS threat in Afghanistan

Moscow can't remain indifferent to ISIS threat in Afghanistan

As ISIS shows growing signs of extending its scope and reach to Afghanistan, it’s leading to difficult new questions for Russia about how best to deal with this emerging security threat

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23.06.2015

How Western energy sanctions on Russia have backfired

How Western energy sanctions on Russia have backfired

Falling oil prices have had a far greater impact on Russia’s energy sector than sanctions, which have only served to ratchet up tensions between Russia and the West and raise unsettling questions about global energy security

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03.06.2015

Should Russia and US stop worrying about the phantom Chechen wedge?

Should Russia and US stop worrying about the phantom Chechen wedge?

Too much focus on Russia’s moral-ethical debate over Chechnya obscures a much more important fact: Russia and the U.S. should be united in the fight against radical Islam

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11.05.2015

The future of Russian conservatism is a lot less scary than the West thinks

The future of Russian conservatism is a lot less scary than the West thinks

Against a background of rising conservative-patriotic sentiment in Russian society, Russian conservatives should forced to explain how their ideology and views differ from those of the far right and far left

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20.10.2014

Russian foreign policy in Ukraine: Fact vs. fiction

Russian foreign policy in Ukraine: Fact vs. fiction

Russia's foreign policy for Ukraine has a clear logic that the West has yet to fully grasp. Moscow actually wants to stabilize – not destabilize – the situation in Ukraine

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23.04.2014

Will Europe break its dependence on Russian energy?

Will Europe break its dependence on Russian energy?

As a result of the crisis in Ukraine, the EU has been struggling to balance the need for energy security with its political views on Ukraine

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27.02.2014

The Sochi Olympics showed the world a new Russia

The Sochi Olympics showed the world a new Russia

Even the most vocal critics of the Sochi Winter Olympics walked away with a grudging respect for Russia’s ability to put on a good show for the world

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17.01.2014

Here’s what to expect from Russia’s energy sector in 2014

Here’s what to expect from Russia’s energy sector in 2014

Russia takes steps towards improving the state of global energy security such as diversification of its energy sector and development of new technologies

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18.11.2013

Ukraine’s dangerous balancing act

Ukraine’s dangerous balancing act

For Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, the case for integration with the EU is not as clear as it might seem. And that’s assuming that the EU is actually ready to integrate these new members

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