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PUTIN´S PROJECTION

 

EUROPE BY NUMBERS

Russia’s Investments in Europe

PUTIN’S PROJECTION

Then and Now: Two Maps

 

STEFAN MEISTER

The Great Russia Myth

Vladimir Putin has made Russia appear mightier than it is – with some help from the West.

 

VLADISLAV INOSEMTZEV

As the Worm Turns

Russia’s economy is strong enough to survive, but too weak to reform.

 

ILYA YASHIN

Tried and Tested

Russia’s Internet offensive against the West isn’t exactly new. The Kremlin has been using the very same tactics on the Russian opposition for years.

 

KARSTEN VOIGT

“Geostrategic Conditions Are Very Different Now”

Why some in Germany and Europe are stuck in geopolitics of the past.

CLOSE-UP

 

BY DAVE KEATING

Michel Barnier

 The EU Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator is unlikely to make new friends in London.

REFORMING THE EUROPEAN UNION

 

MARK LEONARD

Europe and Me

With Britain gone, the European Union has to change. A personal reflection on how.

 

ANNABELLE CHAPMAN

Enemies Within

Budapest and Warsaw are undermining the EU’s values, but Brussels’ kid gloves are only making them bolder.

TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS

 

TYSON BARKER

Off to a Rough Start

Where Europe stands with the new US administration one hundred days on.

WORDS DON’T COME EASY

 

BRENNA DALDORPH

En même temps

For Emmanuel Macron, these three little words are a condensed vision of the world as he sees it.

CLIMATE CHANGE

 

SARA NICHOLS, MEGAN O’REILLY, AND ELLEN SCHOLL

Beyond the Beltway

The Trump administration’s attitude to climate change is a setback, but Europe can help states outmaneuver Washington.

EUROPEAN ENCOUNTERS

 

SÉBASTIEN VANNIER AND STELIOS VOULGARIS

“We Should Create More Spaces for People’s Participation”

Passion always seems to be on the side of anti-European Union forces – but that can be changed.