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Donna Welles

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Ph.D. Geopolitics – St. Petersburg State University, Russia

My Blog – Original Geopolitical Analysis

Washington, DC, США

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Latest posts by Donna Welles

8 November 2012

Russians React to Obama's Reelection

RuNet Echo

With America's presidential elections finally over, Russians are reacting to Barack Obama's reelection, voicing fears and hopes about topics ranging from the Reset to America's waning global hegemony. Politicians and...

15 September 2012

Russia: Religiosity & the Murdered U.S. Ambassador

RuNet Echo

Responding to the attack on U.S. embassies across the Muslim world (specifically the murder of Ambassador Christopher Stevens in Libya), Russian bloggers have addressed the perceived growth of religiosity in...

17 August 2012

Russia: Pussy Riot's Guilty Verdict

RuNet Echo

'The judge said one of the reasons for a “real sentence” was to “caution others”. ' - Russian and anglophone Twitter users respond to the guilty verdict and two-year prison...

26 May 2012

Russia: Alexander Semin – Insight into NHL/Post-Soviet Relations

RuNet Echo

Euphoria spread across the nation on May 20, when Russia defeated Slovakia 6-2 in the Gold Medal match of the 2012 World Hockey Championship. The tournament provides insight into the...

17 May 2012

Russia: NHL Stars Return to 2012 World Hockey Championship

RuNet Echo

Undefeated after seven games, and boasting an All-Star lineup, the Russian national team will face Norway in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 World Ice Hockey Championship. Many bloggers have...

9 May 2012

Russia: Putin's Return Rouses Online Polemics

RuNet Echo

In the wake of protests against Vladimir Putin's inauguration, the reactions of Russian bloggers demonstrate a wide spectrum of opinion online. That oppositionist activism has suddenly taken on a more...

8 May 2012

Russia: Open Hostility in Moscow Surrounding Putin's Inauguration

RuNet Echo

Both civilians and those charged with keeping order in the city displayed open hostility on May 6 when protesters took to the streets of Moscow in anticipation of Vladimir Putin's...

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