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Dina Khapaeva

Dina Khapaeva

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Dina Khapaeva, Professor of Russian at the Georgia Institute of Technology, is the author of Crimes sans châtiment (Crimes without Punishment) (Éditions de l’Aube, 2023).

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  1. The Kremlin’s Mobster Code
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    The Kremlin’s Mobster Code

    Jul 18, 2023 Dina Khapaeva argues that power in Russia is not nearly as centralized as many Westerners have long assumed.

  2. Putin’s Dogs of War
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    Putin’s Dogs of War

    Feb 24, 2023 Dina Khapaeva dissects what the growing prominence of the Wagner Group’s mercenaries says about Vladimir Putin’s regime.

  3. Displaying Our Skeletons
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    Displaying Our Skeletons

    Oct 31, 2022 Dina Khapaeva explains how Halloween arose from the dead and, since the late 1970s, took over the world.

  4. Putin’s New Nuclear Blackmail
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    Putin’s New Nuclear Blackmail

    Sep 29, 2022 Dina Khapaeva urges Western leaders not to give in to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s threats.

  5. Putin the Terrible
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    Putin the Terrible

    Sep 2, 2022 Dina Khapaeva traces the history of the Kremlin's campaign to transform Russia's national memory and identity.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

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    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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