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Issue Brief

Jun 14, 2022

Attacks on hospitals from Syria to Ukraine: Improving prevention and accountability mechanisms 

By Elise Baker, Gissou Nia

When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, it soon began implementing one of its frequent—and criminal—tactics that it had already been using in its military intervention in Syria: bombing healthcare and medical facilities.

Europe & Eurasia Human Rights


Jun 9, 2022

Free but secure trade: Priorities in support of national security

By Franklin D. Kramer

This report focuses on that interaction of economics and national security with recommendations to achieve the “free but secure trade” that US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has identified as an objective.

China Economy & Business

Issue Brief

Jun 1, 2022

Russia’s war on global food security

By Anders Åslund

Russia’s war on Ukraine has sparked sea changes in global politics on a historic scale. As the West grapples with how to move forward, addressing Russia’s culpability in exploiting a global food crisis—and mitigating the damage—is essential.

Central Europe Crisis Management
woman sitting on a stage

Annual Report

May 10, 2022

Eurasia Center

By Atlantic Council

For the Eurasia Center, the year 2021 was marked by dramatic changes that brought renewed urgency to its mission.


Feb 8, 2022

Global Strategy 2022: Thwarting Kremlin aggression today for constructive relations tomorrow

By John E. Herbst, Anders Åslund, David J. Kramer, Alexander Vershbow, and Brian Whitmore

How can the United States and its partners counter the Kremlin’s aggressive policies abroad while laying the groundwork for what could one day be a mutually beneficial relationship with a Russia that respects the rule of law and international norms?

Disinformation Eastern Europe
President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of China Xi Jinping look on during a signing ceremony.


Dec 21, 2021

Axis of collusion: The fragile Putin-Xi partnership

By Harley Balzer

The close relationship between the leaders of Russia and China drives what many think is a developing Sino-Russian alliance, but tensions over deep issues remain. Just how close are these great powers?

Central Asia China


May 3, 2021

The impact of Western sanctions on Russia and how they can be made even more effective

By Anders Åslund, Maria Snegovaya

While Western sanctions have not succeeded in forcing the Kremlin to fully reverse its actions and end aggression in Ukraine, the economic impact of financial sanctions on Russia has been greater than previously understood.

Economic Sanctions European Union

Issue Brief

Apr 27, 2021

What will the impact be if Nord Stream 2 is completed?

By Anders Åslund

A completed Nord Stream 2 pipeline will have an impact on a number of issues, from national and energy security to geopolitical and governance considerations, all while the gas supply will hardly be impacted with costs already sunk. Does the pipeline make commercial sense?

Eastern Europe Economic Sanctions

Executive Summary

Apr 20, 2021

Россия после Путина – Первоочередные шаги новой власти

By Anders Åslund and Leonid Gozman

Мы не знаем, когда прекратит свое существование режим Путина, но он явно испытывает трудности. В своем новом докладе д-р Андерс Ослунд и д-р Леонид Гозман дают рекомендации о том, что следует сделать после завершения путинского правления.

Civil Society Corruption

Issue Brief

Mar 5, 2021

Biden and Ukraine: A strategy for the new administration

By Anders Åslund, Daniel Fried, Melinda Haring, John E. Herbst, William B. Taylor, Alexander Vershbow

The United States has been an essential partner for Ukraine since the Kremlin’s invasion in 2014. Now that Joe Biden has taken office, he has a real chance to move past the difficult detour that US-Ukraine relations took under his predecessor.

Conflict Corruption

The Eurasia Center’s mission is to enhance transatlantic cooperation in promoting stability, democratic values and prosperity in Eurasia, from Eastern Europe and Turkey in the West to the Caucasus, Russia and Central Asia in the East.