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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.


In the News

Feb 22, 2024

Wechsler quoted in Al Jazeera on Trump suggesting he would encourage Russian invasion of US allies

By Atlantic Council

Eastern Europe Europe & Eurasia

Inflection Points Today

Feb 5, 2024

The Ukraine imperative for global security

By Frederick Kempe

Real success in Ukraine can only come if US leaders across ideological lines remind Americans of history’s enduring lesson: dithering before despots can only produce disaster.

Conflict Eastern Europe

In the News

Jan 22, 2024

Shaffer quoted in The Astana Times on the viability of the Middle Corridor

Central Asia Eastern Europe


Jan 11, 2024

EU aspirations and Russian realities: Georgia at the geopolitical crossroads

By Zviad Adzinbaia

2024 is shaping up to be a crucial year for Georgia’s EU aspirations. This could have implications for the wider region, while also challenging Russia’s own imperial ambitions in Georgia and beyond, writes Zviad Adzinbaia.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

Jan 10, 2024

To fend off Russia in the Black Sea, the US and NATO need to help boost Allies’ naval power

By Gavin Clough

The absence of a credible and sustained allied naval presence across the Black Sea opens the door for Russia to disrupt commercial shipping in international waters.

Crisis Management Eastern Europe


Jan 4, 2024

Belarus opposition are key allies in the fight against Russian imperialism

By Tatsiana Kulakevich, Michael Berg

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine dominates Europe’s geopolitical agenda, but neighboring Belarus is also a critical battleground in the fight back against Putin’s resurgent brand of Russian imperialism, write Tatsiana Kulakevich and Michael Berg.

Belarus Civil Society
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Commander of the Sparta Battalion Artyom Zhoga pose for a picture after a ceremony to present Gold Star medals to service members, bearing the title of Hero of Russia and involved in the country's military campaign in Ukraine, on the eve of Heroes of the Fatherland Day in Moscow, Russia, December 8, 2023. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS

New Atlanticist

Dec 15, 2023

Russian War Report: Putin to run for re-election in annexed regions of Ukraine

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

The Central Election Commission confirmed the possibility of holding presidential elections in illegally annexed Ukrainian territories.

Conflict Disinformation

In the News

Dec 8, 2023

Shaffer quoted in Voice of America on the Middle Corridor

Central Asia Eastern Europe

In the News

Dec 7, 2023

Connable in Lawfare: Give NATO’s Eastern Flank Countries and Ukraine All the M1 Tanks

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Industry

New Atlanticist

Dec 5, 2023

The Biden administration finally has a Black Sea security strategy. It’s what comes next that matters.

By Arnold C. Dupuy

The Biden administration’s strategy on Black Sea security is coming into focus. It will take time and strong partnerships to execute.

Crisis Management Eastern Europe