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1.12.2021
Podcast: China’s Nuclear Expansion

Podcast: China’s Nuclear Expansion

What are the driving forces and goals behind China’s nuclear buildup? Should the ongoing U.S.-Russian arms control talks take into account Chinese progress? And does China’s refusal to take part in those talks render them meaningless?
1.12.2021
Are Russia and Ukraine Once Again on the Brink of War?

Are Russia and Ukraine Once Again on the Brink of War?

Russia’s military preparations and other actions signal that Moscow has recognized the danger of coexisting with a fortified area on its border, but doesn’t yet know what to do about it.
1.12.2021
Putting Gender Equality First

Putting Gender Equality First

The European Union and its member states, as well as the European financial institutions have stood with the women and girls of the world throughout the pandemic.
29.11.2021
Why Little Lithuania Is Taking On Mighty China

Why Little Lithuania Is Taking On Mighty China

By acting as the driving force behind anti-Chinese initiatives, Lithuania hopes to focus U.S. attention on the region and procure guarantees that Washington will not scale back its presence in Eastern Europe and the Baltic states.
19.11.2021
Russian Foreign Policy: Shifting Gears

Russian Foreign Policy: Shifting Gears

Not long ago, a popular Russian joke went: “Those who do not want to listen to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will have to deal with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.” Now it is official.
19.11.2021
Podcast: What’s the Kremlin's Strategy on the European Energy Crunch?

Podcast: What’s the Kremlin's Strategy on the European Energy Crunch?

Is the German regulator’s suspension of the certification process for Nord Stream 2 technical, or political? Why isn’t Gazprom cashing in while prices are so high, by sending additional gas to Europe? How does the Russian gas giant plan to deal with the global green energy transition?
19.11.2021
What Does China’s Isolation Mean for Ties With Russia?

What Does China’s Isolation Mean for Ties With Russia?

China’s new isolation has created plenty of difficulties in Sino-Russian ties, but its influence on strategic relations should not be exaggerated: the problems that have arisen can hardly be described as a serious crisis.
18.11.2021
One Year On: Russia and the South Caucasus After the Karabakh War

One Year On: Russia and the South Caucasus After the Karabakh War

To mark the first anniversary of the Second Karabakh War, a group of experts from the Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies published the book Storm Over the Caucasus. Dmitri Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, wrote the book’s afterword.
17.11.2021
Can COP26 Clear the Air Between Russia and the West?

Can COP26 Clear the Air Between Russia and the West?

Russia, it appears, wants to advance its own ecological agenda, but is not prepared to accept anyone else’s objectives.
16.11.2021
After COP26: Russia’s Path to the Global Green Future

After COP26: Russia’s Path to the Global Green Future

Russia is certainly now taking climate-related issues seriously, but even though a latecomer in embracing the climate change agenda, it will not simply accept the West’s or the EU’s lead. Rather, it will act in accordance with its national interests.
12.11.2021
The EU’s Latest Migrant Crisis: Will Belarus Get Its Way?

The EU’s Latest Migrant Crisis: Will Belarus Get Its Way?

There are no signs that anyone in the EU is ready to bow to Lukashenko’s pressure. There’s no reason to do so. In the worst-case scenario, the EU will end up with a few thousand extra refugees: a drop in the ocean.
10.11.2021
Russia-Belarus Integration: Why Moscow Gained So Little

Russia-Belarus Integration: Why Moscow Gained So Little

In the current situation, the main objective for the Kremlin is to maintain a controlled, pro-Russian transition of power in neighboring Belarus. If that means sacrificing closer integration, so be it.
9.11.2021
A Greener Russia? Moscow’s Agenda at the COP26 Climate Summit

A Greener Russia? Moscow’s Agenda at the COP26 Climate Summit

Russia managed to formulate three climate principles ahead of COP26 that its delegation is promoting in Glasgow and, most likely, will continue to long after the summit ends.
5.11.2021
Moldova’s Gas Crisis and Its Lessons for Europe

Moldova’s Gas Crisis and Its Lessons for Europe

The Moldovan crisis has demonstrated that Gazprom’s price will not be higher than the price set by the European hubs, which makes Gazprom a supplier like any other, and may be lower, which could make Gazprom a preferred supplier in countries with weaker economies.
5.11.2021
How Long Will the Russia–Moldova Gas Truce Last?

How Long Will the Russia–Moldova Gas Truce Last?

The gas crisis could be a moment of truth for Moldova, which has an opportunity to take energy security more seriously, root out sectoral corruption, implement energy efficiency projects, build capacity to operate on the European gas market, and enhance cooperation with Ukraine. Achieving all this would not exclude Russia, but it would make energy a market issue, rather than a geopolitical one.
29.10.2021
How Has Coronavirus Changed International Relations and Russian Foreign Policy?

How Has Coronavirus Changed International Relations and Russian Foreign Policy?

The pandemic has failed to bring geopolitical rivals together, but has it created new divisions, or merely amplified existing disagreements? And have any lessons been learned for dealing with other global challenges, like climate change?
28.10.2021
In Uzbekistan, the Real Challenge Begins Now

In Uzbekistan, the Real Challenge Begins Now

However President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s second term develops, there is no point in expecting Uzbekistan to transform into a liberal democracy.
26.10.2021
Why Tajikistan Is Taking a Stand Against the Taliban

Why Tajikistan Is Taking a Stand Against the Taliban

Tajikistan has no intention of getting into a direct confrontation with the Taliban. Rather, by taking a few more risks than its neighbors, the Tajik leadership is counting on boosting its popularity, both at home and abroad.
22.10.2021
Can Russia Really Solve Europe’s Gas Woes on Its Own?

Can Russia Really Solve Europe’s Gas Woes on Its Own?

How much additional gas is required to stabilize the European market, and are Russia and other key suppliers able to provide it?
20.10.2021
Putin’s Labyrinth: Career Stagnation in Russia’s Corridors of Power

Putin’s Labyrinth: Career Stagnation in Russia’s Corridors of Power

The path of career progression within the power vertical has stopped being predictable, and has turned into a labyrinth with no windows of opportunity offered by reshuffles.
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