SWP Publications (selection):

Uwe Halbach

Chechnya’s Status within the Russian Federation

Ramzan Kadyrov’s Private State and Vladimir Putin’s Federal “Power Vertical”

SWP Research Paper 2018/RP 02, May 2018, 32 Pages
Uwe Halbach, Franziska Smolnik

The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict in Light of the Crisis over Ukraine

in: Sabine Fischer (ed.)
Not Frozen!

The Unresolved Conflicts over Transnistria, Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh in Light of the Crisis over Ukraine

Contributions to Research Papers 2016/RP 09, September 2016, 97 Pages, S. 61-80

Uwe Halbach

The Circassian Question

Russian Colonial History in the Caucasus and a Case of “Long-distance Nationalism”

SWP Comment 2014/C 37, August 2014, 4 Pages
Sabine Fischer, Uwe Halbach

Change of Government in Georgia

New Emphases in Domestic and Foreign Policy

SWP Comment 2013/C 03, January 2013, 8 Pages
Uwe Halbach

Vladimir Putin's Eurasian Union

A New Integration Project for the CIS Region?

SWP Comment 2012/C 01, January 2012, 4 Pages

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Uwe Halbach

After the Boston Attacks: The Role of Terrorism in the Northern Caucasus

Because the Boston Bombers came from Chechnya, the country is now back on the public agenda. Uwe Halbach analyzes the situation in Chechnya and sheds light on the background of Islamist terror in the Northern Caucasus.

Point of View, June 2013

SWP Comments

Lidia Averbukh, Margarete Klein
Russia-Israel Relationship Transformed by Syria Conflict

Political Interests Overshadow Social and Economic Ties


Janis Kluge
Kremlin Launches Risky Pension Reform

Plan to Raise Retirement Age Undermines Confidence in Russian Leadership


SWP Research Papers

Uwe Halbach
Chechnya’s Status within the Russian Federation

Ramzan Kadyrov’s Private State and Vladimir Putin’s Federal “Power Vertical”


Sebastian Schiek
Movement on the Silk Road

China’s “Belt and Road” Initiative as an Incentive for Intergovernmental Cooperation and Reforms at Central Asia’s Borders