Mark Leonard - 4 August, 2020
By weaponising immigration and launching new foreign adventures, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is increasingly acting like his Russian counterpart. And though such behaviour speaks to a deteriorating political situation at home, Europeans can no longer assume that…
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.
Nick Witney - 23 July, 2020
The UK’s ostensible new “ethical foreign policy” stands up to little scrutiny – not least as the government’s preferred form of Brexit limits chances it will ever enact such a policy.
Nicu Popescu - 17 July, 2020
The more meekly the EU handles other powers’ aggressive tactics, the more they will be tempted to imitate each other in novel ways to ignore, challenge, and openly attack European interests.
Sergey Radchenko - 1 July, 2020
Sergey Radchenko, Director of Research and Professor of International Relations at the University of Cardiff, dives into Vladimir Putin's view of the history of World War II.
View from the Council
Marta Dassù - 30 June, 2020
If Italy was the front facing east during the cold war, then today it is vulnerable to the south: the country has been drawn into a geopolitical competition that looms over the Strait of Sicily.
Natalia Zubarevich - 24 June, 2020
Natalia Zubarevich, Professor at the Moscow State University is a renowned economic geographer and a specialist on socio-economic development of the Russian regions. In her lecture, she will analyse the situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Russia, with a special focus on the…
Gustav Gressel - 12 June, 2020
Russia’s nuclear policy has long been shrouded in secrecy. But a newly published presidential decree on nuclear deterrence clarifies some issues while still leaving ample room for speculation.
Dumitru Minzarari and Vadim Pistrinciuc - 23 April, 2020
Failure to strengthen Eastern Partnership states could strengthen Russia and allow authoritarianism to diffuse westward into the EU
Richard Giragosian - 7 August, 2019
Kadri Liik, Momchil Metodiev, and Nicu Popescu - 30 May, 2019
Gustav Gressel - 28 November, 2018