Ivan Tkachev looks at whether sanctions could bring the Nord Stream-2 story to an end
Kirill Shamiev on civil-military relations in the USA and Russia
Alexander Graef looks at what a US withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty might look like for Russia and EU
Ivan Kurilla considers what mistakes the West has made in its relations with Russia
Max Hess on how a series of S-400 sales demonstrates how the Trump Administration dropped the ball on Russian defense sanctions
Areg Galstyan on Putin’s and Trump’s foreign policy views and prospects for Russian-American relations
Russian foreign policy 5 years since Crimea
Anton Imennov takes stock of last year’s sanctions against Russia, and forecasts more of the same for the year ahead
While Russian public opinion regards the US as a rival power, it simultaneously recognises the commonalities between Russian and American aspirations
A shifting balance of power in Congress toward the Democrats will bring a more hawkish approach to US-Russia relations, with a doubling down on tough sanctions.
A gradual spread of public disenchantment with Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy is beginning to show. But will that help resolve a backlog of conflicts?
Why Russia won’t lay down its arms, even if it wants to