Kadri Liik

Eurasian integration: Caught between Russia and China

European policymakers worry about Russian and Chinese integration efforts, which push them to think more strategically about the Eurasian landmass

Russia at the gates of Aleppo

Russia moves towards objective of a negotiated settlement in Syria with a mixture of calculation and carelessness

How to talk with Russia

In a context of severe cultural alienation, how can the EU talk with Russia?

Putin and the FIFA scandal

The Russian president’s reaction to the corruption charges is part of a battle over global rules of political order

The diplomatic battle for Ukraine

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