Fyodor Lukyanov - 27 May, 2020
This week in the ‘Deep Dive into Russia’ we will have with us Fyodor Lukyanov, a professor at the Higher School of Economics and Chairman of SVOP (Council on Foreign and Defense Policy). Lukyanov's talk titled “Russian worldview after pandemic: Nichts…
Gustav Gressel - 27 May, 2020
A US withdrawal from the agreement would shift the blame from a non-compliant Moscow onto Washington, fuelling anti-Americanism and, perhaps, calls for a US military withdrawal from Europe.
Catherine Belton - 22 May, 2020
This week we will have with us Catherine Belton, a renowned business journalist, who has just published a book "Putin's People: How the KGB took back Russia and then took on the West". In the lecture, Catherine will share her findings of KGB networks behind Putin and their…
Jeremy Shapiro - 14 May, 2020
The 2020 election will likely determine whether America seeks a deal with Russia to carve up Europe into spheres of influence or launches a new, ideological cold war against the country.
Andrey Zagorsky - 13 May, 2020
This week we will have with us Andrey Zagorsky, professor at MGIMO (Moscow State Institute of International Relations) and IMEMO (the Institute of World Economy and International Relations). Andrey will speak about “Russia and the OSCE-based European order".
View from the Council
Bassma Kodmani - 7 May, 2020
Syrian opposition figure calls on Europe to work closely with Washington to build on growing Russian frustration with the Assad regime and increase their demands of Moscow.
Alexey Levinson - 5 May, 2020
This week we will have with us Alexey Levinson, sociologist with the Levada Centre. Under the topic of "Russia and West: from Crimea-14 to Covid-19", Alexey will explore the attitudes of Russians towards the West and Western criticism of Russia.
Richard Giragosian - 7 August, 2019
Kadri Liik, Momchil Metodiev, and Nicu Popescu - 30 May, 2019
Gustav Gressel - 28 November, 2018
Kadri Liik - 21 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