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Nika Aleksejeva

Lead Researcher for the Baltics, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Lukas Andriukaitis

Associate Director, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Jorge Benitez

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Ian Brzezinski

Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Transatlantic Security Initiative


Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Prospects of the Russian protest movement

Amid a summer of protest and Vladimir Putin's declining popularity, Ksenia Kirillova looks at the Russian protests victories, weaknesses, and next steps.

Issue Brief by Ksenia Kirillova

Elections Political Reform

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Молодежь на московских протестах

Протестные выступления этого лета подтверждают наблюдения о том, что российская молодежь выходит из-под контроля Кремля и начинает создавать собственную политическую идентичность.

Long Take by Ольга Хвостунова

Elections Political Reform

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Перспективы российского протестного движения

Итоги выборов в Москве подтвердили как рост протестных настроений среди населения, так и способность оппозиции мобилизовать и координировать свои действия.

Issue Brief by Ксения Кириллова

Elections Political Reform

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Russian youth in the Moscow protests

Russian youth show little interest in politics, which begs the question: what made young Muscovites, arguably the most privileged group among the Russian youth, protest this summer?

Long Take by Olga Khvostunova

Corruption Elections

Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Geopolitical earthquake shakes US position

Though the tremors have long been evident, it’s growing clearer with each day that we’re experiencing a seismic shift that is threatening the political and economic world the United States did so much to create.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Europe & Eurasia Russia

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

Simakovsky quoted in NPR on weapons systems helping Ukraine’s conflict with Russia

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Defense Industry

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Katz quoted in MEED on Russia’s role in Syria

In the News by Atlantic Council

Russia Security & Defense

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

With nuclear stakes, the world cannot afford Russian obfuscation

Purposeful misinformation and obfuscation of the truth puts the world at risk of dangerous miscalculation from policy makers, and the Russian government’s response to its most recent nuclear accident does not inspire confidence.

New Atlanticist by Doug Klain

Crisis Management International Norms

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

The real cost of Russian gas

As a result of the Nord Stream 2 project, Europeans will get more climate-friendly gas and Russians will choke on coal dust.

UkraineAlert by Evgeniia Chirikova

Geopolitics & Energy Security Oil and Gas

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Richard Stengel on disinformation and the threat to democracy

Disinformation—both foreign and domestic—is a catalytic harm that acts to magnify existing societal vulnerabilities. Forging digital resilience is an urgent priority—because, as Stengel said, disinformation is “an attack on our very democracy. And Americans need to be aware of it.”

New Atlanticist by Zarine Kharazian

Disinformation Russia