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Dec 6, 2022

Russia must stop being an empire if it is wishes to prosper as a nation

By Taras Kuzio

Post-Soviet Russia never shed the imperial identity inherited from the Soviet and Czarist past but Putin's disastrous invasion of Ukraine could now set the stage for the emergence of a post-imperial Russian identity.

Central Asia Conflict


Dec 5, 2022

Russia’s Ukraine invasion is fueling an energy crisis in neighboring Moldova

By Alexander St. Leger

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is helping to fuel an energy crisis in neighboring Moldova where an over-reliance on Kremlin energy imports has long served to make the country vulnerable to Russian political pressure.

Conflict Corruption
Original photo of the Polish PM, which was digitally altered and amplified on Telegram. (Source: @PremierRP/archive)

New Atlanticist

Dec 2, 2022

Russian War Report: Russian Telegram channel spreads digitally modified photo of Poland’s prime minister

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Russian Telegram channels disseminated a manipulated photo showing Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki at a monument during his visit to Ukraine.

Conflict Disinformation

In the News

Nov 28, 2022

Essay published in Aspen Romania Institute’s book

The essay, "Freedom and Prosperity in Europe" will be read by top officials at the 2022 NATO Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs.

Eastern Europe Freedom and Prosperity

Blog Post

Nov 14, 2022

State of the Order: Assessing October 2022

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Belarus China
Civilians evacuated from the Russian-controlled city of Kherson walk from a ferry to board a bus heading to Crimea, in the Russian-controlled town of Oleshky, Ukraine, October 23, 2022. (Source: REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko)

New Atlanticist

Oct 28, 2022

Russian War Report: Heavy fighting expected in Kherson as Prigozhin aims to boost Wagner operations

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

As Russian forces move ammunition and equipment toward Kherson, heavy fighting is expected in the city as Ukrainian forces fight to liberate the region.

Belarus Conflict

New Atlanticist

Oct 21, 2022

Russian War Report: Wagner sends vehicles to Kherson while Iran increases military support

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Even after Putin declared martial law in the unlawfully "annexed" portions of Eastern Ukraine, Russia continues to ratchet up its offense with Iran and Belarus' backing.

Belarus Conflict

Atlantic Debrief

Oct 19, 2022

#AtlanticDebrief – Can Germany lead in Europe? | A Debrief from Rolf Nikel

Europe Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Damir Marusic speaks with Ambassador Rolf Nikel, Vice President of the German Council on Foreign Relations and former German Ambassador to Poland, to discuss Germany's relations with its Central and Eastern European neighbors and Germany's leadership in Europe.

Central Europe Defense Policy

Inflection Points

Oct 16, 2022

Wanted: Global leadership to meet this historic moment

By Frederick Kempe

There is growing consensus among global leaders regarding the gathering dangers and their historic stakes, but common action is falling far short of this generational challenge.

China Conflict

Blog Post

Oct 14, 2022

State of the Order: Assessing September 2022

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Belarus China