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MEDIA ALERT: Car Bomb in Damascus, Syria leaves at least 53 dead Feb. 21, 2013

February 21st, 2013, Media Alerts

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Damascus, Syria – At least 53 people are dead and at least 200 are wounded after a car bomb exploded between the Syrian president’s headquarters and the Russian Embassy, Thursday afternoon. This attack comes three days after Syrian officials announced its willingness to conduct talks with armed opposition groups. (Sources: New York Times, BBC, CNN, CBS)

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MEDIA ALERT: Russia’s Region of Dagestan Proves Dangerous for Moderate Muslims

June 17th, 2011, Media Alerts

RUSSIA – Questions are raised over the rising number of violent murders of moderate Muslims in Russia’s mountainous Dagestan region.

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MEDIA ALERT: Russia’s Region of Dagestan Proves Dangerous for Moderate Muslims

June 17th, 2011, Media Alerts

RUSSIA – Questions are raised over the rising number of violent murders of moderate Muslims in Russia’s mountainous Dagestan region.

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The Reorganization of Muslims Structures in Russia: an Example for Europe?

June 6th, 2011, Comment & Analysis

A look at Russia’s history reveals a unique experience of peaceful coexistence and mutual enrichment between religious communities and the State. As affirmed by Sheikh Ravil Gainutdin, Chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia, this should be of great interest to Europeans today.

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The West and Russia: Real Rapprochement on the Horizon?

March 2nd, 2011, Comment & Analysis

Charles Kupchan

These are not the best of times for the Euro-Atlantic community. The European Union (EU) is struggling to shore up the Euro-zone – a task that has exposed worrisome political fissures and raised troubling questions about the overall health of the Union. Meanwhile, the United States is suffering through a prolonged economic downturn and an era of intense political polarization.

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MEDIA ALERT: At least 31 killed in blast at Moscow airport

January 24th, 2011, Media Alerts

Moscow, Russia — At least 31 people killed and over 100 injured after deadly blast at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport Domodedovo airport -Russia’s busiest airport- is 40km (25 miles) south-east of the city centre, and is popular with foreign workers and tourists flying into the city Early local reports suggested the blast hit the baggage reclaim [...]

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