Russia: Publications

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

Gustav Gressel - 14 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.

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

Gustav Gressel, Fredrik Wesslau - 19 June, 2017

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

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

Mark Galeotti - 18 April, 2017

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

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

Mark Galeotti - 19 December, 2016

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

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

Ellie Geranmayeh, Kadri Liik - 13 September, 2016

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


Russia in the grey zones

Sophia Pugsley, Fredrik Wesslau - 30 August, 2016

What role does Russia play in the breakaway regions of Eastern Europe?

With friends like these: Turkey, Russia, and the end of an unlikely alliance

Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23 June, 2016

The growing friendship between Russia and Turkey in recent years was a problem for Europe. But their recent bust-up is an even bigger one.

Absorb and conquer: An EU approach to Russian and Chinese integration in Eurasia

Various authors - 9 June, 2016

Europe shouldn’t be afraid of Russian and Chinese efforts to integrate the Eurasian landmass, but should absorb them into its international order

Russia 2030: A story of great power dreams and small victorious wars

Fredrik Wesslau, Andrew Wilson - 23 May, 2016

The future of Europe’s relations with Russia looks bleak as the Kremlin pursues an increasingly aggressive foreign policy.

Putin’s hydra: Inside Russia’s intelligence services

Mark Galeotti - 11 May, 2016

Far from being an all-powerful “spookocracy” that controls the Kremlin, Russia’s intelligence services are internally divided.