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In the 1990s, Russia tried, rather unsuccessfully, to reinforce political and military ties with all major former Soviet republics. Today, the country is forging close ties with only a handful of post-Soviet states, while expanding economic and security cooperation with other regional powers.  The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)…

Read More Infographic: Russia’s Regional Partners: Now and then

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German version Antje Kästner In 2010, when Russia was selected as host of the FIFA World Cup, the country was ranked by the Polity IV Project as “anocratic” or hybrid political system tilted towards democracy. Whilst the Russian score is on average, most World Cup hosts were considerably more democratic at the time of selection.…

Read More Infographic: Democracy and the FIFA World Cup

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English version Antje Kästner 2010, als Russland als Austragungsort für den FIFA World Cup 2018 ausgewählt wurde, verfügte es laut dem Polity IV Projekt über ein „anokratisches“ bzw hybrides politisches System mit leichter Tendenz in Richtung Demokratie. Obwohl Russlands Demokratiewert damit im Durchschnitt liegt, waren die meisten anderen Gastgeber der Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft zum Zeitpunkt ihrer Kandidatur…

Read More Infografik: Demokratie und die Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft

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Antje Kästner On 18 March 2018, Russians are electing their President for the next six years. Incumbent President Vladimir Putin is enjoying high approval rates and will most likely be re-elected. Yet, many Russians may opt not to take part in the vote. The infographic is putting Russia’s presidential elections of 18 March 2018 into context. In…

Read More Infographic: Russia’s 2018 Presidential Elections