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The West’s open societies are under attack. It’s time to brace for a fight.

New dialogue on military affairs and armament can help rebuild security in East-West relations.

It might seem like Russians stand firmly behind their president. Not so, says opposition leader Ilya Yashin. But the opposition has trouble making itself heard.

It was obvious from the start that the Minsk II agreement for eastern Ukraine would fail to reach its targets. As long as sanctions are in place, however, it serves a purpose.

Changing the dynamic between NATO and Russia will be essential to preserving European security.

Moscow has had an expensive makeover while the regime ossifies.

Seven ways that Moscow misunderstand the European Union.

What the Panama Papers have revealed about the Russian President’s rule.

The EU should maintain – and strengthen – sanctions on Russia.

A Russian and a Ukrainian historian discuss diverging views of a shared past.

Moscow’s warnings of a “new Cold War” are out of sync with today’s realities.

A KGB Christmas card has found its way to our offices.

Is the Russian-Iranian cooperation in Syria a marriage of convenience or the emergence of an alliance?

The EU needs to develop the capacity to respond to the Kremlin’s new soft power offensive both at home and abroad.

In the past 25 years, Russia has gone from being the defining member of the Eastern bloc to a European integration project, only to shift east once again – this time toward China. In which camp will it end up?

The peculiar ways President Vladimir Putin’s regime understands Russia’s past are feeding the current conflict with the West.