On the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president, PONARS Eurasia and New York University’s Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia hosted a joint conference that brought together leading scholars to discuss the state of U.S.-Russian/Eurasian relations. The papers in this volume are drawn from this event.
In the first section of this collection, Arkady Moshes, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Mikhail Alexseev, San Diego University, and Adam Stulberg, Georgia Institute of Technology, discuss recent U.S. and Russian foreign and domestic policies and their impacts on the bilateral relationship.
The second part focuses on Ukraine and Syria and consists of papers by Oleхiy Haran, University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and Petro Burkovsky, National Institute for Strategic Studies, Ekaterina Stepanova, Institute of the World Economy and International Relations (Russia), and Pavel Baev, Peace Research Institute Oslo.
The third group of papers in this volume is by Ivan Kurilla, European University at St. Petersburg,Serghei Golunov, Kyushu University, Marlene Laruelle, George Washington University, and Alexandra Yatsyk, Kazan Federal University.