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Andrei Kolesnikov

Andrei Kolesnikov

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Andrei Kolesnikov is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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  1. Do Most Russians Support the War in Ukraine?
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    Do Most Russians Support the War in Ukraine?

    Sep 14, 2022 Andrei Kolesnikov & Denis Volkov paint a more nuanced picture of public opinion than headline polling figures suggest.

  2. Putin Is Losing the Battle for Russia’s Future
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    Putin Is Losing the Battle for Russia’s Future

    Feb 11, 2021 Andrei Kolesnikov likens the Kremlin's attacks on protesters to a war – one that betrays the regime's lack of confidence.

  3. Putin’s Constitutional Autocracy
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    Putin’s Constitutional Autocracy

    Dec 9, 2020 Andrei Kolesnikov laments how the Russian president has reduced the country's Yeltsin-era constitution to mere window dressing.

  4. The Caudillo of the Kremlin
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    The Caudillo of the Kremlin

    Jul 30, 2020 Andrei Kolesnikov argues that Vladimir Putin may have prolonged his rule, but his regime is looking weaker than ever.

  5. The Victor Who Lost the USSR
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    The Victor Who Lost the USSR

    May 5, 2020 Andrei Kolesnikov examines Mikhail Gorbachev's legacy on the 35th anniversary of his rise to power in the former Soviet Union.

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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