The EU is at risk of fundamentally misunderstanding Russia’s motivations in its foreign policy, which could spell real danger
On the anniversary of the Vilnius Summit, it is clear that the EU had no better options than the ones it chose.
Russian actions and Western responses to them could accelerate the unwinding of the current international order
Three pieces by ECFR's leading Wider Europe experts on the current situation in Ukraine, Putin's appeal for a new world order, and Germany's crucial role within the EU
Putin also wants a world order based on different principles, and this is what makes Putin’s previous actions logical and understandable
The key challenge for the West is to deter any possible Russian action in Eastern Ukraine, and pursue a twin-track policy aimed at de-escalation
Vladimir Putin may still be the most popular politician in Russia, but his system of government is showing certain signs of weakness one year after returning to power.