In search of “business not as usual” with Russia (Commentary)
Kadri Liik - 29 May 2019
Europe needs to start reconceptualising its relationship with Russia. Here’s how it can do this
Crimea: Russia’s newest Potemkin Village (Commentary)
Andrew Wilson & Ridvan Bari Urcosta - 30 April 2019
Grand projects funded by Russia can do little to cover up the lopsided and inadequate economy and infrastructure that Crimeans are now living with
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?
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by Kadri Liik, Momchil Metodiev, and Nicu Popescu - 30th May, 2019
by Gustav Gressel - 28th November, 2018
by Kadri Liik - 21st May, 2018