Wider Europe: Publications

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

Policy Brief

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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Russia in the grey zones

by Sophia Pugsley & Fredrik Wesslau - 30th August, 2016

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

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

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

by Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23rd 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.

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

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

by Various authors - 09th 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

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

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

by Fredrik Wesslau & Andrew Wilson - 23rd May, 2016

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

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