Trump’s worldview is viewed as more likely to accommodate Russia’s ‘spheres of influence’ but his unpredictability is as much a worry for the Kremlin as it is for others
The NATO-Russia Council has not met for two years, since the annexation of Crimea, but both sides need to discuss their differences to understand each other better
European policymakers worry about Russian and Chinese integration efforts, which push them to think more strategically about the Eurasian landmass
Russia moves towards objective of a negotiated settlement in Syria with a mixture of calculation and carelessness
In a context of severe cultural alienation, how can the EU talk with Russia?
Russia's entry into the Syria conflict was a curveball for the West – but what does it want?
One year on from the introduction of sanctions, is the EU any closer to working out what they want them to achieve?
The Russian president’s reaction to the corruption charges is part of a battle over global rules of political order
Three dilemmas that illustrate the complexities of the Eastern Partnership
The Minsk agreement was vague on some key points of disagreement between Kyiv and Moscow, and the fight over how to interpret its provisions is escalating