Occupational hazards: The Russian military in Crimea (Commentary)
Gustav Gressel - 17 April 2019
While its current disposition in Crimea is mainly defensive in nature, Russia's military build-up on the peninsula could soon turn the Black Sea region into a security black hole.
Europe’s duty to help protect Crimean Tatars (Commentary)
Andrew Wilson & Ridvan Bari Urcosta - 11 April 2019
Crimean Tatars face increasing repression by Russian authorities, but divisions on cooperation with Moscow or Kiev, as well as internal leadership disputes, have hindered a unified response. Europe must advocate for Crimean Tatars' rights despite these challenges.
After Crimea: Does NATO have the means to defend Europe? (Commentary)
Gustav Gressel - 02 April 2019
Military spending may now figure in public conversation about NATO. But the alliance, at 70 years old, still lacks military capabilities strong enough to protect Europe from Russia
A foot in the door? Russia’s International Investment Bank moves to Hungary (Commentary)
András Rácz - 18 March 2019
Budapest's decision to host a revived Soviet-era bank could provide its Russian employees with sweeping diplomatic immunities and hinder action in the event of a security threat.
Familiarity breeds contempt: Why Russia makes mistakes on the world stage (Commentary)
Nicu Popescu - 14 March 2019
For all the accepted wisdom to the contrary, Russia is largely failing to achieve its core foreign policy objectives
Europe, Russia, and the laws of nature: Importance of the EP election (Commentary)
Kadri Liik - 11 March 2019
The outcome of May's European Parliament elections will inform Moscow's understanding of the EU as a political actor on the global stage - but what message will Europe send?
Negative energy: Berlin’s Trumpian turn on Nord Stream 2 (Commentary)
Gustav Gressel - 27 February 2019
Berlin's handling of the controversial Nord Stream 2 project reveals double standards and neglect of the pipeline's security repercussions.
Russia’s pivot to the east: Where does it leave the EU? (Commentary)
Zachary Paikin - 21 February 2019
As relations between the EU and Russia remain frosty, Moscow has pivoted towards Beijing in search of deeper strategic cooperation. How can Europe re-engage with a Russia increasingly focused on (Eur)asia?
by Gustav Gressel - 28th November, 2018
by Kadri Liik - 21st May, 2018
The path to winning the normative war will not go so much through countering Russia as through improving Europe’s resilience and reinvigorating its model
by Mark Galeotti - 04th April, 2018