The Wagner mutiny showed that Western states cannot expect a challenge from within to end Russia’s war
Several options await Wagner in Belarus, but none is likely to change the status quo
Western states should take steps now to map out the future scenarios that could unfold – and engage with Russian civil society to understand what may happen
Ukrainians are preparing for a make-or-break counter-offensive. They have a theory of victory. Do we?
Russian political proxies are weaponising protests in Moldova, escalating Russia’s hybrid war in the country. Despite optimistic appearances, Moldovan authorities are ill-prepared to face this crisis.
By making new offers of partnership to African countries, Russia is setting a trap for the West
Decades of wilfully blind dependence on Russian gas have left Germany facing a bleak winter. German leaders could now have an opportunity to begin repairing the damage.
To counter the Kremlin’s information campaign in Russia, European policymakers need to account for individual and group psychology
Ahead of the EU summit, French and Polish experts will discuss the European security situation as the war in Ukraine unfolds. They will analyse the current developments, EU’s role in the conflict and challenges for the EU security and defence in the upcoming months.