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Our Return of Global Russia project examines the Kremlin’s ambitions to become a player in far-flung parts of the world, the tools it is relying upon to challenge the liberal international order, and practical Western policy options for responding to this new challenge.
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Twenty-five years after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, our Changing Geopolitics of Eurasia project assesses the trajectories of the countries of Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus, and Central Asia.
Russian leaders have used deception for strategic ends in ways that shed light on their geopolitical goals
In trying to calm violent protests, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has involved an unpredictable and untrusted partner.
Moscow’s use of Sputnik V as a key part of its COVID-19 diplomacy has only had limited success in showcasing Russia as a partner for Africa.
While Russian marketing touts the country’s Sputnik V vaccine as safe and effective, everything from supply chain and production issues to lingering safety concerns has complicated the vaccine’s rollout. What’s going on with Sputnik V?
Putin has stepped up his rhetoric about Ukraine throughout 2021. With new moves on the Russian-Ukrainian border, the saber-rattling has to be taken seriously.
Russia’s September 2021 parliamentary elections demonstrated the lengths to which the Kremlin will go to crack down on opposition groups. Where did this strategy come from—and how far will the Kremlin take it?
Weiss is the James Family Chair and vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment, where he oversees research in Washington and Moscow on Russia and Eurasia.
Rumer, a former national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at the U.S. National Intelligence Council, is a senior fellow and the director of Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program.
Paul Stronski is a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program, where his research focuses on the relationship between Russia and neighboring countries in Central Asia and the South Caucasus.
Ambassador Collins was the U.S. ambassador to the Russian Federation from 1997 to 2001 and is an expert on the former Soviet Union, its successor states, and the Middle East.
Richard Sokolsky is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program. His work focuses on U.S. policy toward Russia in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.
De Waal is a senior fellow with Carnegie Europe, specializing in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus region.
Chris Bort is a visiting scholar with Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program.
Rajan Menon is a nonresident scholar in the Russia and Eurasia Program.
Anna Ohanyan is a nonresident senior scholar in the Russia and Eurasia Program.
Philip Remler is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Nathaniel Reynolds is a nonresident scholar in the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Marie Yovanovitch is a senior fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.