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About Eleanor Knott

Eleanor Knott recently completed her PhD in Political Science at the London School of Economics. Her research compares the politics of cross-border ethnicity and citizenship in Crimea and Moldova from a bottom-up perspective. She tweets at @ellie_knott.

Articles by Eleanor Knott

This week's editor

“Mehmet

Mehmet Kurt is this week’s guest editor, introducing the theme, ‘New Turkey and Old Troubles’.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Our man in Moldova

In courting the country’s most loathed oligarch, the EU and US will only lose the sympathy of ordinary Moldovans.

Book review: Neil Kent’s “Crimea: a history”

A new history of Crimea argues for the peninsula’s central importance to Europe — via Russia. The result is misleading.

 

Book Review: Brian Glyn Williams ‘The Crimean Tatars: From Soviet Genocide to Putin’s Conquest’

The Crimean Tatar population following Russian annexation is under renewed pressure. As a new history of the community shows, their troubles have many historical precedents—rooted in Russia's first annexation of the peninsula.

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