Anton Barbashin argues that Russia’s top foreign policy thinkers are split between moderate attitudes of ‘quit while you’re ahead’ and hawkish views calling for further brinkmanship
Anton Barbashin digests the reaction of Russian experts to the recent G7 summit in Biarritz, taking stock of Macron’s talk of better ties with Russia as a thinly veiled means to forestall a rising China
Anton Barbashin reviews Sergei Karaganov’s latest piece on the recent spate of protests in Moscow
Russian foreign policy 5 years since Crimea
Scenario: The year is 2028. For a decade and a half, Russia has been in a state of frosty confrontation with the West. Putin’s departure...
Donald Trump’s words and actions show scant commitment to the ideas that bind the West. The American President is instead embracing a distinctly Russian lexicon and world view: That of an amoral, multipolar world defined by raw strength.