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September 8, 2013 |

Moscow Mayor's Election: So Much for Competitiveness, Transparency, and Legitimacy

  Alexei Navalny and family Muscovites went to the polls today to elect their mayor. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin (mentioned as Putin’s eventual successor) resigned unexpectedly to call an early election for September 8. Sobyanin, appointed by Putin after he fired Sobyanin’s predecessor, needed to establish his legitimacy as a duly elected mayor. [...]
August 27, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Paul Gregory on the John Batchelor Show (9:52)

August 20, 2013

Hoover Institution receives gift of rare books on Soviet biological warfare defense program and anti-plague system

Biological weapon

Raymond Zilinskas, director of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Program at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, has donated several rare publications on the history and development of Soviet anti-plague and biological warfare defense programs to the Hoover Institution Library. Of particular note is a twelve-volume set entitled Zanimatel’nye ocherki o deiatel’nosti i deiateliakh protivochumnoi sistemy Rossii i Sovetskogo Soiuza (Moskva, 1994-2002) on how to create defenses against plague and other infectious diseases.

August 14, 2013 | Recorded on August 14, 2013

Economic Growth Scenarios for Russia: Bad and Very Bad

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

August 14, 2013

In Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, Gregory highlights the tragedy among women during one of the most egregious dictatorships of the twentieth century

Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover fellow Paul Gre

Hoover Institution Press released Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover research fellow Paul Gregory, a profound work that relied heavily on material in the Hoover Archives.

August 9, 2013 | CBS This Morning

Condoleezza Rice On CBS This Morning

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks to Charlie Rose about the United States' "really terrible" relationship with Russia
August 9, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Schake discusses Putin on the John Batchelor Show

Kori Schake is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution
Image credit: Marilyn Kelley

Kori Schake, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses her article “Vlad the Impaler,” noting that Putin no longer seems to want what Obama can give him.  To put it differently, the things Putin wants Obama has already given him: a de facto veto on US policies, from Syria to missile defenses, and quiescence on Russia's descent into authoritarianism.

August 8, 2013 | Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)

Vlad the Impaler

Obama may have canceled a summit, but when it comes to power politics there's only one master.
August 5, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

Exploiting Obama's Foreign Policy Retreat

August 2, 2013 | Forbes

Putin the Predictable: Guest Snowden

  It takes no savvy to know what Vladimir Putin will do next. Putin (Vova  or VVP, as he is known by Russians) can be counted on to do exactly what his declared “enemy” – the United States – does not want him to do.  He will do so, moreover, unadorned [...]