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April 17, 2019, by Gustav Gressel of the ECFR

While its current disposition in Crimea is mainly defensive in nature, Russia’s military build-up on the peninsula could soon turn the Black Sea region into a security black hole. On […]

Negative energy: Berlin’s Trumpian turn on Nord Stream 2

March 4, 2019, by Gustav Gressel of the ECFR

Berlin has handled the dispute over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline with unilateralism and clumsiness worthy of US President Donald Trump. On February ...

Fellow travellers: Russia, anti-Westernism, and Europe’s political parties

July 18, 2017, by Gustav Gressel of the ECFR

There is a large amount of ideological overlap between some European political parties and the Russian government. Significantly, these include partie ...

The dangerous decade: Russia-Nato relations 2014 to 2024

July 8, 2016, by Gustav Gressel of the ECFR

Russia’s invasion and annexation of Crimea and its subsequent military invasion of the Donbas sent shockwaves through NATO, bringing an end to the i ...