Costas Melakopides, Pragmatic Idealism Revisited: Russia’s Post-1991 Cyprus Policy and Implications for Washington, Mediterranean Quarterly (2012), Duke University Press, Vol.23, No 4, pp 107-134.

Costas Melakopides, Pragmatic Idealism Revisited: Russia’s Post-1991 Cyprus Policy and Implications for Washington, Mediterranean Quarterly (2012), Duke University Press, Vol.23, No 4, pp 107-134. Abstract: Having previously applied the concept of pragmatic idealism to the “like-minded middle powers” during the […]

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Costas Melakopides (with Marina Salvaridi), The ‘Pragmatic Idealism’ of Russia’s Post-Cold War Policy towards Cyprus, The Cyprus Review, Spring 2012, Vol.24, Number 1, pp. 71-97

Stereotypically, Moscow’s policies towards Cyprus, like those of the UK and the US, have been treated diachronically via the hegemonic analytical paradigm, especially during the Cold War, namely ‘Political Realism’. And yet, primarily since 1991 – but arguably even earlier […]

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