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Putin's Long Game in Ukraine


Former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt, Georgetown’s Angela Stent, the Council’s Ivo Daalder, and CNN's Bianna Golodryga analyzed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions and potential plans after invading Ukraine.

Vladimir Putin speaking at a podium

Town Hall with Ivo Daalder on Russia-Ukraine Crisis


“Vladimir Putin called this a special military operation. In normal English, it's called war,” Ivo Daalder shared his thoughts on the Russian invasion of Ukraine at a public town hall.

Screenshot of Ivo Daalder on screen

Commentary & Analysis

Instability Spreads to Russia's Southern Border

Deep Dish on Global Affairs Podcast

What is behind the recent wave of instability between states on Russia’s southern periphery? Joshua Kucera and Madeleine Reeves discuss.

Defense and Security

How the War in Ukraine Affects Rare Earth Mineral Supply

In the News
Eurasian Climate Brief
Robert Muggah

Robert Muggah joins the Eurasian Climate Brief to discuss the issues around the production and supply of rare earth minerals amid the Russia-Ukraine war.

A destroyed apartment building in Borodyanka, Ukraine.
Climate and the Environment


Eurasia's Freight Infrastructure vs. Russia's War in Ukraine

Report by Xiangming Chen

Even as the war in Ukraine creates risks, the extensive city-based CEFT network remains resilient from its continued expansion, improved infrastructure, and operational adaptability.

CEFT in Chongqing
Global Cities

Guiding Principles for a Sustainable US Policy Toward Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia

Policy Brief by Coauthors

A joint task force outlines some key principles and judgments in managing the United States' relationships with Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia.

Exterior view of the Kremlin at night time
Alex Zarubi
Defense and Security