Wider Europe: Publications

Cover: So far from god, so close to Russia: Belarus and the Zapad military exercise

So far from god, so close to Russia: Belarus and the Zapad military exercise

by Fredrik Wesslau, Andrew Wilson - 11th September, 2017

Renewed Minsk-Moscow cooperation in the ‘Zapad’ war games should not see the door to Belarus closed

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Cover: Controlling Chaos: How Russia manages its political war in Europe

Controlling Chaos: How Russia manages its political war in Europe

by Mark Galeotti - 01st September, 2017

Insofar as there is a command-and-control node, it is within the Presidential Administration.

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Cover: Fellow travellers: Russia, anti-Westernism, and Europe’s political parties

Fellow travellers: Russia, anti-Westernism, and Europe’s political parties

by Gustav Gressel - 14th July, 2017

Anti-Western elements, exploitable by the Kremlin, exist not only on the fringes of European politics, but reach right into the heart of established parties.

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Cover: The great unravelling: four doomsday scenarios for Europe’s Russia policy

The great unravelling: four doomsday scenarios for Europe’s Russia policy

by Gustav Gressel, Fredrik Wesslau - 19th June, 2017

There is no room for complacency in Europe’s stance towards Russia and Ukraine.

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Cover: Crimintern: How the Kremlin uses Russia’s criminal networks in Europe

Crimintern: How the Kremlin uses Russia’s criminal networks in Europe

by Mark Galeotti - 18th April, 2017

European states and institutions have to consider the challenges posed by Russian-based organised crime, and adopt measures to combat it.

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Cover: Heavy Metal Diplomacy: Russia’s Political Use of its Military in Europe since 2014

Heavy Metal Diplomacy: Russia’s Political Use of its Military in Europe since 2014

by Mark Galeotti - 19th December, 2016

How the Kremlin uses its military as an instrument of coercive diplomacy

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Cover: Trouble on the tracks: Averting the Turkey-EU ‘train wreck’

Trouble on the tracks: Averting the Turkey-EU ‘train wreck’

by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 24th November, 2016

Despite the vote in the European Parliament to “freeze” Turkey’s EU accession talks, there is still a chance to save the troubled EU-Turkey relationship.

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Cover: Keeping up appearances: How Europe is supporting Ukraine’s transformation

Keeping up appearances: How Europe is supporting Ukraine’s transformation

by Gustav Gressel - 05th October, 2016

Reforms in key state institutions, such as the judiciary, have failed to deliver results.

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Cover: The good, the bad and the Gülenists

The good, the bad and the Gülenists

by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23rd September, 2016

The role of the Gülen movement in Turkey’s coup attempt

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Cover: The new power couple: Russia and Iran in the Middle East

The new power couple: Russia and Iran in the Middle East

by Ellie Geranmayeh , Kadri Liik - 13th September, 2016

Joint military operations in Syria have brought Russia and Iran relations closer than at any point since World War II.

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