UkraineAlertJan 13, 2022
Russia Crisis: War fears mount as West rejects Putin’s ultimatum
By Peter Dickinson
A week of high-stakes meetings between Kremlin officials and their US, NATO and OSCE counterparts has failed to defuse tensions in Eastern Europe or reduce the threat of a full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Strategic Insights MemoJan 12, 2022
Strengthening the OSCE’s role in strategic stability
By Marina Favaro
Over the past year, the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security has hosted a private workshop with several international experts and officials to discuss how to strengthen the OSCE’s role in strategic stability. In this strategic insights memo, the Transatlantic Security Initiative advances a new understanding for policymakers regarding how emerging technologies should factor into forthcoming arms control regimes.
UkraineAlertJan 6, 2022
Can diplomacy deter Vladimir Putin and avert a major war in Ukraine?
By Peter Dickinson
Senior Russian and Western officials will hold a series of meetings next week in a bid to defuse mounting tensions and avert the possibility of a major escalation in Vladimir Putin’s eight-year war against Ukraine.
UkraineAlertApr 7, 2021
Ukraine rules out a return to Minsk peace talks as Putin tightens his grip on Belarus
By Vladislav Davidzon
Ukraine has ruled out a return to peace talks in Minsk due to growing Russian influence over Belarus as the Kremlin capitalizes on the international isolation of Belarusian dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
UkraineAlertJul 8, 2020
Containing the Kremlin: Why the West must rethink policy towards a revisionist Russia
By Oleksii Reznikov
After more than five years of deadlock in Russia-Ukraine peace talks, it is obvious that fresh approaches are needed in order to end the war on Europe’s eastern frontier and contain the Kremlin.
UkraineAlertOct 17, 2019
The seasoning of President Zelenskyy
By Bohdan Nahaylo
It appears that the well-meaning, if initially inexperienced and idealistic, Zelenskyy, unconventional and not entirely predictable, has been forced to learn this through the school of hard knocks.