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November 2, 2018

United States
Stephen Kotkin’s “Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929–1941” Wins 2018 CFR Arthur Ross Book Award

November 2, 2018—Professor Stephen Kotkin has won the seventeenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929–1941 (Random House), the second…

June 14, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Cryptocurrencies for Change: Why We Need Women on the Blockchain

As blockchain and cryptocurrencies pioneer new frontiers in finance and beyond, we should be worried about the industry's gender disparity.

HydroMiner CEO Nadine Damblon at their cryptocurrency farming operation in Austria. April 25, 2018

April 26, 2016

Russia
Understanding Vladimir Putin's Strategic Thinking

Experts discuss Russia’s involvement in Ukraine and Syria, its relations with Europe and the United States, and what to expect from President Putin next.

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January 27, 2016

Russia
Censorship and Free Expression in Modern Russia

Four Russian literary figures share their experience as creative intellectuals in modern Russia and provide their perspective on the Russian government’s use of media, literature, and other forms of …

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June 12, 2014

Global
The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special

In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay, and Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose start off the summer with a list of books that they will be readi…

June 13, 2014

The World Next Week: Books to Read This Summer

The World Next Week podcast is up. This week, Bob McMahon and I took a break from our regular discussion of next week’s news to kick off the summer with some reading recommendations. We were joined b…

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March 2, 2012

Russia
Russia Update

Related Readings: Why the Russian Protests Matter

March 5, 2012

Russia
Hello (Welcome Back): Vladimir Putin, Russian President

He’s baaaaaccck! Vladimir Putin, who stepped down in 2008 as Russia’s president after serving two terms, won yesterday’s Russian presidential election going away. He captured a reported 64 percent of…

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August 13, 2012

Media
What’s at Stake in Putin’s Culture War

The trial of a punk band in Russia reflects the Putin regime’s hard-line opinions on political dissent, and those views are shaping its foreign policy, says CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.

January 22, 2009

Russia
Russian-American Relations Symposium: Session One: Russia's Economic and Political Outlook

Watch experts analyze the domestic political situation in Russia and the effects of the financial crisis on the Russian economy.