Jun 21, 2024

Russia’s flagship international forum showcases Putin’s pariah status

By Edward Verona

The lack of international attendees at Russia's flagship economic forum in June highlighted Vladimir Putin's pariah status on the world stage, writes Edward Verona.

Conflict Economy & Business


Jun 18, 2024

US-Mexico energy cooperation is vital to enable nearshoring

By William Tobin

As the United States seeks to nearshore supply chains, Mexico's energy sector presents a valuable opportunity for collaboration. By easing regulations on the private sector, Mexico can facilitate US energy investment without impeding its own vision for growth.

Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance


Jun 18, 2024

Turkey signed two major deals with Somalia. Will it be able to implement them?

By Kiran Baez

Turkey will face major challenges from both external and domestic pressure in implementing its hydrocarbons and maritime security deals.

East Africa Geopolitics & Energy Security


Jun 18, 2024

Ukraine’s recovery cannot begin without enhanced air defenses

By Edward Verona

The recent Ukraine Recovery Conference in Berlin underlined the importance of additional air defenses before the country can begin to rebuild, writes Edward Verona.

Conflict Economy & Business

In the News

Jun 15, 2024

Khakova quoted in BBC The World at One on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure

Geopolitics & Energy Security Ukraine


Jun 14, 2024

Will the new Parliament change Europe’s course on energy security and climate?

By András Simonyi, Olga Khakova, Pau Ruiz Guix, Andrei Covatariu, and Elena Benaim

The recent European Parliament elections signal a shift in EU energy policy toward energy security and competitiveness. To ensure that climate remains on the agenda, European policymakers must deliver on existing commitments and deepen global climate cooperation.

Energy Transitions European Union


Jun 7, 2024

Reconstructing Ukraine at war: The journey to prosperity starts now

By John E. Herbst, Olga Khakova, Charles Lichfield

Rebuilding the Ukrainian economy after Russia's full-scale invasion will be a monumental task. Reconstruction can’t wait for peace and must be a well-coordinated, inclusive process.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment


Jun 6, 2024

Russia is winning the energy war and plunging Ukraine into darkness

By Elena Davlikanova

Electricity blackouts are the new normal in Ukraine as the country struggles to cope with the consequences of a devastating Russian air offensive that has destroyed around half of Ukraine’s wartime power-generating capacity since the start of 2024, writes Elena Davlikanova.

Conflict Geopolitics & Energy Security


May 28, 2024

Only enhanced air defenses can save Ukraine from winter energy collapse

By Aura Sabadus

Ukraine's power grid has been decimated in recent months by a major Russian bombing campaign. In order to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe this winter, the country urgently needs more air defenses, writes Aura Sabadus.

Conflict European Union


May 23, 2024

From Vilnius to Warsaw: How to Advance Three Seas Goals Between Summits

By Olga Khakova

To define regional goals of digital, transport, and energy integration, the leaders of the Three Seas Initiative member states and partners meet annually. But to make real progress toward these goals, they must now create a secretariat to coordinate and act on challenges throughout the year.

Central Europe Eastern Europe