UkraineAlertMar 15, 2022
Vladimir Putin has nothing but bad options in Ukraine
By Doug Klain
After three weeks of military setbacks Putin now faces the choice of escalating his Ukraine war further and risking his own downfall or seeking a face-saving exit from a conflict that has united the world against Russia.
UkraineAlertFeb 23, 2022
Time to go after the Kremlin’s wallets
By Doug Klain
Going after the Kremlin’s oligarchs who stash their illicit wealth in the West is an essential move that should happen now before Putin goes further in his campaign to end Ukrainian independence and revise Europe as we know it today.
In the NewsFeb 17, 2022
Klain interviewed in RFE/RL’s Romanian Service on NATO’s role in the Russia-Ukraine crisis
By Atlantic Council
Ukraine was officially a neutral country in 2014 when Putin decided to invade it. So no kind of neutrality, declared now, would change the situation at hand. Doug Klain More about our expert
Doug Klain is an assistant director at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center, where he assists in the Council’s work on Ukraine and Russia. He joined the Atlantic Council in 2019 and manages publications for the Eurasia Center. Klain writes for the Council’s blogs and has been published by various outlets including The Hill, The National Interest, and the Kyiv Independent, and has been interviewed by outlets such as Al Jazeera, RFE/RL, and the Wall Street Journal.
Klain earned his bachelor’s degree from DePaul University in political science and Russian studies.