Articles on Kadri Liik

On a hot summer's day in Helsinki (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 17 July 2018

Was Helsinki really a big win for Russia? And defeat for Europe?

The ECFR Power Audits (Commentary)

Asli Aydıntaşbaş & François Godement & Kadri Liik & Jeremy Shapiro - 25 May 2018

The four power audits show that Europeans, particularly when working together, retain the capacity to cooperate and compete effectively with all these powers.  But they also show that, in each case, Europe is failing to do so. 

Will the US and Russia go to war over Syria? (Commentary)

Ruth Citrin & Kadri Liik & Jeremy Shapiro - 13 April 2018

The good news is that neither Washington nor Moscow sees the advantage of a showdown on Syria. The bad news is that the confrontation could still escalate. 

And Now What? Russian Foreign Policy in Putin’s Fourth Term (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 20 March 2018

Moscow has undergone a lively debate on the future course of its foreign policy – which may now become obsolete by the poisoning of Sergei Skripal. 

Five reasons to support Theresa May’s response to Russia (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 16 March 2018

We do not yet know everything about this crime, so it is wise to leave stronger measures for when we know more.

A Macronian message for Putin (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 27 May 2017

Macron has an important opportunity to influence Putin's views on the European Union.

What does Russia want? (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 26 May 2017

The nature of the 'Russia challenge' – and how to address it.

Into the bear pit: What awaits Tillerson in Moscow? (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 11 April 2017

How will Russia respond to Trump’s Syria strikes?

Russia happy but wary in anticipation of a ‘new reset’ (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 09 November 2016

Trump’s worldview is viewed as more likely to accommodate Russia’s ‘spheres of influence’ but his unpredictability is as much a worry for the Kremlin as it is for others.

Russia at the gates of Aleppo (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 12 February 2016

Russia moves towards objective of a negotiated settlement in Syria with a mixture of calculation and carelessness