Articles on Kadri Liik

Why analysts in Moscow dismiss the UK Parliament’s Russia report (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 30 July 2020

The July 2020 report by the UK Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee is part of a wider and somewhat depressing phenomenon: Western countries’ analyses of what Russia is doing are often mediocre in the eyes of those in Moscow.

Coronavirus: Not Putin’s kind of crisis (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 13 May 2020

With no heroes to laud or foes to lambast, Putin is not having a good crisis. But don’t write him off just yet.

Will he stay or will he go? Putin’s role will change (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 16 January 2020

A political transition has started in Russia. While preserving a powerful role for Vladimir Putin, 2024 might nonetheless bring about real-enough change. 

Emmanuel Macron’s very big idea on Russia (Commentary)

Gustav Gressel, Kadri Liik, Jeremy Shapiro, Tara Varma - 25 September 2019

Negotiations with Russia over a new European security order would have huge – to many, alarming – implications for Ukraine, the EU, and the NATO alliance

Two decades of Putin (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 09 August 2019

Two decades on from his ascent to power, Putin cuts a lonely figure in a political desert

In search of “business not as usual” with Russia (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 29 May 2019

Europe needs to start reconceptualising its relationship with Russia. Here’s how it can do this

Europe, Russia, and the laws of nature: Importance of the EP election (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 11 March 2019

The outcome of May's European Parliament elections will inform Moscow's understanding of the EU as a political actor on the global stage - but what message will Europe send? 

Into the jungle (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 08 January 2019

Europeans and Americans are failing to coordinate their Russia policies. At a time when the old world order is disappearing fast, their loss of normative unity may actually be helpful.

Nord Stream 2: ECFR opinions (Commentary)

Piotr Buras & Josef Janning & Kadri Liik & Nicu Popescu - 20 December 2018

Nord Stream 2 is a contentious project - here, ECFR experts weigh in on the debate with an array of opinions on the topic

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?