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University of Tartu Researchers on The Ukraine Crisis

This is a growing collection of the analyses and views on the the ongoing Ukraine crisis by the University of Tartu researchers. Continue reading

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The Second Crimean War: When Decaying Empires Strike Back

Professor Rein Taagepera maps the present situation in Crimea, Russia, and Ukraine in the broader historical context, relying on quantitative studies of empire growth and decay over the last 5000 years. Continue reading

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Win Crimea and Pawn Siberia

What Putin most likely did not hear from his advisors in March 2014? Has anyone else won from the recent events in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, besides China? Professor Emeritus of political science Rein Taagepera has the answers. Continue reading

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To Be Estonian – It Sucks! Or not?

See why it may suck to be Estonian and what UT researchers and students think about this popular social and political parody. Continue reading

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The Baltic States: Moving Together or Apart?

Andres Kasekamp, professor of political science at the University of Tartu published “A History of The Baltic States” with the Palgrave Macmillan in 2010. He presented the book and his views on cooperation of the Baltic states at Vilnius University. A short summary and the video of the presentation are enclosed. Continue reading

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