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Jan 25, 2022

Survey: Western public backs stronger support for Ukraine against Russia

By Carl Bildt, Aleksander Kwasniewski, Victor Pinchuk, Anders Fogh Rasmussen

A recent six-country opinion survey commissioned by the Yalta European Strategy and Victor Pinchuk Foundation has identified strong Western public backing for an assertive policy in support of Ukraine.

Conflict Democratic Transitions


Jan 23, 2022

Ukraine Crisis: Putin the gambler may have gone too far to back down

By Timothy Ash

Russian President Vladimir Putin has gained the world's attention with his threat to launch a full-scale invasion of Ukraine but he may now feel he must act or risk a serious loss of credibility on the international stage.

Conflict European Union

Britain Debrief

Jan 22, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Are we on the brink in Ukraine? A debrief from Tom Tugendhat, MP

By Ben Judah

Tom Tugendhat, MP, Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman, joins #BritainDebrief for a look at Britain's policies towards Ukraine and how realistic the threat of war in Ukraine is.

Conflict Crisis Management


Jan 18, 2022

Ben Wallace: Putin’s bogus NATO fears disguise Ukraine ambitions

By Peter Dickinson

As geopolitical tensions continue to mount in Eastern Europe, UK Defense Minister Ben Wallace has published an essay exposing the chilling reality behind Russian President Vladimir Putin's imperial ambitions in Ukraine.

Conflict Disinformation

In the News

Jan 17, 2022

Wieslander interviewed on Gotland’s strategic importance by Belgian VRT

Europe & Eurasia NATO


Jan 13, 2022

Up, up, & away: Global stock growth in 2022

By Niels Graham

In 2022 stock markets generating impressive returns in despite uncertainty over the pandemic. Market gains will likely continue into 2022.

China Economy & Business

Britain Debrief

Jan 10, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What is Keir Starmer’s Brexit? A debrief from Luke Cooper

By Ben Judah

LSE associate researcher Luke Cooper joins #BritainDebrief for a look at Britain's Labour Party and what any future Labour government will mean for Britain in the world.

Elections Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Dec 17, 2021

The CBDC Tracker was featured in Forkast on the Federal Reserve other Big Four central banks concerning CBDC development

By GeoEconomics Center

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Digital Currencies Economy & Business

Britain Debrief

Dec 16, 2021

#BritainDebrief – Is corruption threatening Britain? A debrief from Helena Wood

By Ben Judah

On this episode of #BritainDebrief, RUSI's Helena Wood joins Ben Judah for a discussion on the threat of corruption to the UK's national security.

Corruption Economic Sanctions

Britain Debrief

Dec 9, 2021

#BritainDebrief – How does Macron see the world? A debrief from Michel Duclos

By Ben Judah

On this #BritainDebrief, Institut Montaigne's special advisor for geopolitics Michel Duclos explores the foreign policy priorities and focus of French President Emmanuel Macron.

Europe & Eurasia International Norms