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    Center for Russia and Eurasia

    The Center for Russia and Eurasia, part of the International Programs at RAND, provides policymakers, scholars, business leaders, and citizens with an in-depth understanding of developmental processes in Russia and the New Independent States in Eurasia

    Apr 17, 2013

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    Four Years on, Hard Feelings Linger Between Russia and Georgia

    A normalized Georgia-Russia relationship remains in Georgia's, Russia's, and America's interest. Going forward, the U.S. can play a role by calibrating its own interaction with both states to promote improved relations between them, and avoid exacerbating tensions, writes Olga Oliker.

    Aug 9, 2012

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    The Impact of Medical Insurance for the Poor in Georgia

    The Medical Insurance Program for the Poor in the republic of Georgia provides a free and extensive benefit package and operates through a publicly funded voucher program, enabling beneficiaries to choose their own private insurance company. This research looks at costs, usage and health behaviors under this system.

    Nov 1, 2011

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    Responsiveness and Satisfaction with Providers and Carriers in a Safety Net Insurance Program: Evidence from Georgia's Medical Insurance for the Poor

    Relying on private insurance companies to deliver public programs in middle-income settings may impact provider responsiveness and indicate the need for continuous monitoring and regulation.

    Oct 1, 2011

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    Biden's Task in Eastern Europe: Reassurance

    Vice President Joseph Biden's trip to eastern Europe this week provides an important opportunity to reassure Poland, the Czech Republic, and Romania that the U.S. is committed to their security. This reassurance is needed, especially in the wake of the decision to cancel the deployment of missile defense installations in the region, write F. Stephen Larrabee and Christopher S. Chivvis.

    Oct 20, 2009

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    Georgia Dispute Derails Bid to Stop Nuke Terrorism

    Given American concerns about nuclear proliferation and the possibility of nuclear terrorism, tying U.S.-Russian cooperation in the nuclear domain with the current Russia-Georgia quarrel may amount to shooting ourselves in the foot in a misguided attempt to punish Russia, writes Brian Michael Jenkins.

    Oct 6, 2008

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    A 'Europe Whole and Free and at Peace'

    Events in Georgia, "half way around the world" as President Bush reminded us, can and will have broader repercussions, most particularly on Russia's relations with Europe and especially the United States, far beyond anything at stake in the Caucasus, writes Robert E. Hunter.

    Sep 9, 2008

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    Ukraine: The Next Crisis?

    The Russian invasion of Georgia has sent shock waves throughout the West and the former Soviet space - especially Ukraine. Indeed, Ukraine could be the next potential crisis, writes F. Stephen Larrabee.

    Sep 7, 2008

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    Georgia: Breakdown of Vision the West Had for a New Europe

    Since the Russian Federation sent tanks, troops, and planes slicing into Georgia, commentators have reached for a variety of historic parallels.... None of these supposed parallels catches the current situation.

    Aug 28, 2008

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    Kosovo and South Ossetia More Different Than Similar

    The Russian government has long highlighted the similarities between Kosovo and South Ossetia.... The two situations, however, while similar on some points, are fundamentally different where it matters: in their implications for the future of international relations, writes Olga Oliker.

    Aug 25, 2008

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    Georgia on Their Mind

    As NATO heads toward its summit meeting in Bucharest on April 3-4, the question of NATO enlargement — especially whether to give Membership Action Plans, or MAPs, to Georgia and Ukraine — has re-emerged as a contentious issue, writes F. Stephen Larrabee.

    Mar 27, 2008

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    Outside View: Russia's Caucasus Gambit

    Published commentary by RAND staff.

    Nov 22, 2004

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    Russia and its Neighbors: Integration or Disintegration?

    Russia and its Neighbors: Integration or Disintegration?

    Dec 31, 2000

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    U.S. and Russian Policymaking With Respect to the Use of Force

    This volume presents case studies of U.S. and Russian peacekeeping and peacemaking operations since the end of the Cold War.

    Dec 31, 1995

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    Georgia and Armenia--Troubled Independence

    No abstract is available for this document.

    Dec 31, 1994

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    Georgia in 1995: Recovery Gaining Momentum

    No abstract is available for this document.

    Dec 31, 1994

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    Turkey and Georgia: expanding relations

    This paper is based on an interview that the author gave to the Turkish press after visiting the former Soviet Republic of Georgia in September and October 1991. The topics covered include future Georgian-Turkish relations, the current economic situa...

    Dec 31, 1991

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    The Transcaucasus in Transition

    The three Soviet Transcaucasian republics experienced growing political and ethnic unrest, as well as increased aspirations for self-determination, in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Analyzes those political problems and aspirations.

    Dec 31, 1990

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