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An influx of migrants intensified the Law and Justice regime’s assault on the rule of law while illuminating the precarious position of Catholic Church, writes REECA student Abigail Skalka.

Executive Director Alexandra Vacroux spoke with The Indicator from Planet Money about what a total ban from the SWIFT bank messaging system would mean for Russia’s economy.

Davis Center Executive Director Alexandra Vacroux sorts through possible scenarios amid Moscow-U.S. tension.

Senior Fellow Nargis Kassenova contemplates Kazakhstan after the Nazarbayev era in a piece for Foreign Affairs.

Putin is a politician and leader, not an academician. His conservatism should be judged accordingly, writes Professor Timothy Colton.

Senior Fellow Nargis Kassenova argues that despite recent turmoil, it would be wrong to presume that the past three decades of efforts to build Kazakh statehood are now on the verge of evaporating.

Seeking control, the Kazakh government shut down the Internet—but the long-term effects may only necessitate continued crackdowns, writes REECA student Katrina Keegan in The Diplomat.

Years of research undertaken by Memorial cannot simply be erased from the historical record, writes Mark Kramer.

There’s little doubt that Russian demographic trends look discouraging—but what Russia becomes is less important than what Russia is willing to do, writes Alexandra Vacroux.