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

Mar 5, 2021

Biden and Ukraine: A strategy for the new administration

Issue Brief 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.

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UkraineAlert by Andriy Zagorodnyuk, Alexander Khara

Nov 27, 2021

Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine obsession could spark a major European war

UkraineAlert by Andriy Zagorodnyuk, Alexander Khara

Russian President Vladimir Putin's Ukraine obsession could spark the largest European conflict since WWII. With Russian troops massed on the Ukrainian border, Western leaders must demonstrate their readiness to back Ukraine and impose crushing costs on the Kremlin.

Conflict Cybersecurity

UkraineAlert by Daniel Fried, John E. Herbst, Alexander Vershbow

Nov 23, 2021

How to Deter Russia Now

UkraineAlert by Daniel Fried, John E. Herbst, Alexander Vershbow

With Russian troops once more massing on the Ukrainian border, the United States and Europe must make clear to the Kremlin that they stand with Ukraine and will impose serious costs in the event of an offensive.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

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

In the News by John R. Deni

Nov 22, 2021

Deni in Defense News: If the Russian military crashes through a forest, will NATO hear a sound?

In the News by John R. Deni

Deni writes in Defense News on the role that the NATO Response Force might have in responding to Russia's military buildup around Ukraine.

Europe & Eurasia NATO

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

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Nov 21, 2021

Vladimir Putin’s slow-motion annexation of east Ukraine continues

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

As international leaders and the world’s media speculate over Moscow’s latest military build-up on the Ukrainian border, Russian President Vladimir Putin is quietly proceeding with the slow-motion annexation of east Ukraine.

Conflict European Union

In the News by Atlantic Council

Nov 19, 2021

Haring in Foreign Affairs: Ukraine in the Crosshairs

In the News by Atlantic Council

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English Politics & Diplomacy

UkraineAlert by Andriy Zagorodnyuk

Nov 18, 2021

Why wartime Ukraine’s defense minister must be a civilian

UkraineAlert by Andriy Zagorodnyuk

The recent appointment of Oleksiy Reznikov as Ukraine’s new defense minister is a step in the right direction away from the Soviet model towards NATO standards of civilian control over the Ukrainian armed forces.

Defense Industry Defense Policy

UkraineAlert by Andrew D’Anieri

Nov 16, 2021

New book recounts prisoner torture in Russian-occupied eastern Ukraine

UkraineAlert by Andrew D’Anieri

A new book by Ukrainian journalist Stanislav Aseyev seeks to raise international awareness of the secret prisons in Russian-occupied eastern Ukraine where detainees are subjected to grave human rights abuses.

Conflict Human Rights