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Energy Lighthouse: After the Fall: Steppe Strongmen in a post-Oil Era

A new report by Morena Skalamera examines shifts in foreign energy policy in key petrostates of Central Asia. more...

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Make Your Agreements Crisis-Proof

You have secured a landmark agreement but then crisis strikes. Your counterpart would like to renegotiate. The Negotiation Task Force offers three techniques for forging stronger deals against the backdrop of crisis. more...

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A Kazakh Town That Lived Through a Smallpox Epidemic

More than thirty years after smallpox was declared eradicated in the USSR, a young biologist from the Kazakh city of Aralsk fell ill with symptoms of the disease. more...

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Digging into Diaspora Data

Cristopher Patvakanian ’20, an economics concentrator with a secondary field in Government, was recently awarded a Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize for his thesis, “The Ethnic Connection: Armenian Diaspora Investment." more...

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Digital Library Projects Pertaining to Russia, Eastern Europe, & Eurasia

Over the past year Widener Library has been busy implementing a number of digital projects pertaining to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia. more...

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Russia's Advantages and Disadvantages in Fighting COVID-19

Russia’s longstanding experience with tuberculosis may give it an edge in setting up systems to test, treat, and contain the spread of the virus, writes Davis Center Executive Director Alexandra Vacroux. more...

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E-Books and Other Available Resources

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak many publishers and vendors are making some or all of their content freely available. 

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