The election of the 46-year-old former Europe minister as mayor of Warsaw has caused ripples beyond the capital. The victory of this moderate pro-European …
Out Now: March/April 2020 Issue
+++ Vladimir Putin’s Russia seems to have gone from strength to strength: threatening Europe militarily, waging hybrid war against the West, intervening decisively in Syria and most recently in Libya. But is Russia really that strong? Anders Åslund argues that it isn't: rather, Russia is an authoritarian kleptocracy caught in an anti-reform trap. Heinrich Brauss explains that Russia is turning into an ever more threatening neighbor; Liana Fix says that Germany's Russia policy consists of little more than post-2014 sanctions and pressing on with Nord Stream 2; Pepijn Bergsen profiles Mark Rutte, the Dutch Prime Minister; Noah Gordon, in his Carbon Critical column, writes about decarbonized international relations; and much more +++
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