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In the News by Julia Friedlander

Dec 2, 2021

Friedlander quoted in CNN on the significance of recent sanctions placed on Belarus.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

Read the full article here.

Belarus Eastern Europe

UkraineAlert by Paul Grod

Dec 2, 2021

Time to stop appeasing Putin and confront Russia’s imperial ambitions

UkraineAlert by Paul Grod

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it clear that he will continue pursuing policies of imperial aggression against Ukraine until he is decisively confronted, argues Ukrainian World Congress President Paul Grod.

Belarus Conflict

Press Release

Dec 1, 2021

Atlantic Council announces multi-year partnership on Black Sea security with the Romanian National University of Political Studies and Public Administration

Press Release

The Atlantic Council will partner with the Romanian National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA) on a major four-year body of work focused on the Black Sea region, which will familiarize the policy community with the complexities of this strategically important area for NATO and advance recommendations for transatlantic strategists.

Eastern Europe English

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Dec 1, 2021

Putin’s little helper: Belarus dictator opens second front against Ukraine

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka has declared his readiness to join Vladimir Putin's war against Ukraine as Russian and Belarusian forces prepare to conduct joint military exercises along the Ukrainian border.

Belarus Conflict

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Nov 23, 2021

Lukashenka, Putin, and the art of geopolitical extortion

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

The Putin-Lukashenka axis of autocrats is engaging in repeated acts of geopolitical extortion. Rewarding this with phone calls, summits, and concessions will only encourage more dangerous behavior.

Belarus Conflict

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Nov 23, 2021

Vladimir Putin is testing the “weak” West in Ukraine and Poland

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Russia's current military build-up on the Ukrainian border is part of Vladimir Putin's hybrid war against the democratic world and an attempt to exploit what many in the Kremlin perceive to be Western "weakness."

Belarus Conflict

New Atlanticist by John R. Deni

Nov 23, 2021

What’s Russia doing in Ukraine? Its latest military drills provide critical clues.

New Atlanticist by John R. Deni

Here's what the Zapad-2021 joint exercise between Russia and Belarus revealed about the Kremlin's strategic plans.

Defense Policy Eastern Europe

In the News by Atlantic Council

Nov 21, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford debate Russia’s military buildup near Ukraine and discuss solutions to the Belarus-Poland border crisis

In the News by Atlantic Council

On November 19, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford assessing the latest news in international affairs. In the column, they debate intentions behind Russia’s latest military buildup near Ukraine and discuss possible solutions to the Belarus-Poland border crisis, including short-term liberalization of […]

Crisis Management Eastern Europe

Blog Post

Nov 18, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing October 2021

Blog Post

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

Belarus China

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Nov 17, 2021

Belarus border crisis: Putin acts as Lukashenka’s willing enabler

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka's manufactured migrant crisis on the EU border is entirely in step with the hybrid war against the Western world being waged by his sole international patron, Vladimir Putin.

Belarus Conflict