Russia: Publications

Putin’s downfall: The coming crisis of the Russian regime

Nikolay Petrov - 19 April, 2016

The current trajectory of the Russian regime is unstable and without dramatic change it will crumble within the next year


Life in the Grey Zones

Sophia Pugsley, Fredrik Wesslau - 7 December, 2015

Locked in a shadowy life between war and peace, "grey zones" now litter the map of Eastern Europe


Minsk Monitor

7 November, 2015

Following high level ministerial meetings on Ukraine, ECFR's Wider Europe team report on the implementation the Minsk agreement

Russia’s quiet military revolution and what it means for Europe

Gustav Gressel - 12 October, 2015

Putin’s expansionist policy in Russia’s neighbourhood is backed up by a poised and professional military

Can “Putinomics” survive?

Kirill Rogov - 5 June, 2015

The Russian economy is set for a slow decline.

What does Ukraine think?

Andrew Wilson (editor) - 18 May, 2015

Ukrainian experts on war, politics and national identity.

From sanctions to summits: Belarus after the Ukraine crisis

Yaraslau Kryvoi, with Andrew Wilson - 5 May, 2015

As the European order shifts, the EU has a chance to rethink its strategy and objectives.

A “Soft Alliance”? Russia-China Relations After the Ukraine Crisis

Alexander Gabuev - 10 February, 2015

Improved cooperation constitutes a possible danger for the EU

The New European Disorder

Ivan Krastev, Mark Leonard - 20 November, 2014

The EU cannot hope to transform Russia, but it should be aware of the price of secluding it

Why Europe should support reform of the Ukrainian gas market – or risk a cut-off

Chi-Kong Chyong - 13 October, 2014

To avoid gas cut-offs Europe should help Ukraine reform