After Putin, the Flood? Succession and Authoritarian Continuity in Russi

This article explores various transition scenarios following Vladimir Putin's hypothetical (yet inevitable) demise, whether a planned succession or sudden death, and how this transition might affect Russia's position in the Eurasian region. Based on examples from similar autocratic regimes in the region , which have experienced both planned and unplanned transitions, the article argues that after Putin, the autocratic nature of Russia is likely to endure. This would entail a continuity of Russia's foreign policy too, including its war in Ukraine."
Viktor Blichfeldt is a student of Central and East European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, an Erasmus Mundus double degree program at the Universities of Glasgow, Tartu and Ilia State in Tbilisi, Georgia, where he currently resides. Blichfeldt's academic interests focus on authoritarianism and right-wing extremism in the Eurasian

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The influence of the Russian invasion in Ukraine on the Georgian Politics

The Russian war against Ukraine is still underway but whatever its outcome, it will have a lasting effect on regional and global politics. In the case of Georgia, the impact may be especially big. There is an expectation in the Georgian society that the war will greatly affect Georgia’s international positioning as well as its domestic political situation...
Policy Paper
September 2022
                             Ghia Nodia

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 Crisis as a New Normal:
 Lessons Learned from Georgia's Year of Troubles".
What can we learn from Georgia's long political crisis? Did it create a new normal? What are the way outs of this new normality? The Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development prepared a new policy paper "Crisis as a New Normal: Lessons Learned from Georgia's Year of Troubles". The study was supported by the US National Endowment for Democracy (NED). "
 Ghia Nodia

                                    January 2022

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  FiNAL ANNUAL REPORT (2017-2018)

 Title: Religious pluralism, extremism, and democracy:
 monitoring and debate in Georgia and Azerbaijan
 Partners:  CIPDD@THE FAR CENTER            

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