Publications by EVGUENI NOVIKOV

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May 11, 2013 0 Comments

U.S., Russia ‘reset’ button must focus on counterterrorism Articles / Opinion Editorials


May 9 marks the 68th anniversary of Moscow’s Victory Day celebrating the Soviet Union’s triumph in World War II. The anniversary puts President Vladimir Putin on the world stage from Moscow.

Arguably the benefactor from America’s “Reset Button,” Putin won an unprecedented third term largely through outmaneuvering his U.S. counterpart thereby fostering resurgent nationalism within Russia. Putin got the better deal in the New START agreement on nuclear arms reduction, has continued to test U.S. resolve with submarine patrols in the Gulf of Mexico and strategic bomber fly-bys off Alaska and Guam, all the while supporting anti-U.S. regimes in Iran, Syria, Cuba and Venezuela.

Meanwhile, America has inherited one of Russia’s principal threats: Chechen terrorists.  Some “Reset Button.”… Continue Reading »

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May 8, 2013 0 Comments

Rethinking the Reset Button: Understanding Contemporary Russian Foreign Policy Books / Reviews


A former official of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), Dr. Evgueni Novikov defected to the United States in 1988 and has utilized his extensive background and experience, to share insights in “Rethinking the Reset Button” that enable a more comprehensive understanding of Russia’s political culture and their not so well known International Department (ID) of CPSU’s central committee.  Continue Reading »