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Over a week has passed since two historic moments took place. On Friday July 7th, Putin and Trump met for the first time in person at the G20 meeting in Germany. Meanwhile, the United Nations voted nearly unanimously in favor for the nuclear ban treaty, …

U.S. and Russia: A History Lesson

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Inside of Arlington National Cemetery is a small stone marker written in two different languages. A statement in English informs the visitor that the marker is “in recognition of the cooperation by American, Soviet, and Allied armed forces during World War II. This marker symbolizes the …

Gary Leupp will review the course of U.S.–Russian relations since 1991, from the decade-long honeymoon with the Yeltsin regime to the Putin era. Leupp will discuss the Ukrainian situation in historical context, emphasizing the ethnic divide in that country and how the February 2014 regime …

Paul Walker and Prof. George Breslauer spoke to about 40 people at “Building a World Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction”, a Massachustts Peace Action Education Fund house party at the Walkers’ Cambridge residence June 2. Walker spoke on the Chemical Weapons Convention, which he …

Presentation by Paul Christensen, who has studied social movement politics in Russia and the Soviet Union.  Professor Christensen has conducted research in the Donetsk region of Ukraine.  Discussion will follow. The situation is eastern Ukraine is tragic and dangerous, with suffering and casualties for people …

Is Minsk 2 Holding? Minsk 2, the agreement signed in February 2015, was designed to end a devastating civil war in the Russian speaking Donetsk and Luhansk regions of east Ukraine. It was called Minsk 2 because it followed in the foot-steps of a failed …

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