A more prosperous Ukraine —where good money from legal economic activity drives out bad money from corruption and illegal trading — will worry Putin.
Why Kyiv’s confrontation with Moscow in Eastern Ukraine will continue without an EU policy change.
Putin will likely meet Trump at the G20 summit in Osaka. Will their financial ties be the subject of their discussions?
Under Donald Trump, the times when U.S. administrations acted as a force for global good are fast becoming a faint memory.
Why does the sitting U.S. President continue to praise Putin and show him great signs of deference?
Erdogan’s rhetoric on converting the Hagia Sophia into a mosque could rock his relations with Russia, given its growing interest in the Orthodox Church and its adherents.
While Serbia is trying to balance its bilateral relations between Russia and the EU, Kosovo and Macedonia are more transparent in seeking Europeanization.
Moldova has made a serious effort to reform itself and break free from Moscow’s sphere of influence. But it needs Western support.
Putin didn’t even have to recruit Trump for his project of destabilizing the United States. Americans are doing a great job of achieving it themselves.