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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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Cover: Putin’s hydra: Inside Russia’s intelligence services

Putin’s hydra: Inside Russia’s intelligence services

by Mark Galeotti - 11th May, 2016

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

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

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

by Nikolay Petrov - 19th April, 2016

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

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Cover: Survival of the richest: How oligarchs block reform in Ukraine

Survival of the richest: How oligarchs block reform in Ukraine

by Andrew Wilson - 14th April, 2016

The penetration of Ukrainian politics by the super-rich oligarchy still forms a major obstacle to reform

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