Vladimir Putin

We Need a New US-Russia Détente

We Need a New US-Russia Détente We Need a New US-Russia Détente

What will it take to repair US-Russian relations?

Apr 20, 2015 / Nation in the News / Stephen F. Cohen

‘The New York Times’ Has It Wrong On Putin and the EU

‘The New York Times’ Has It Wrong On Putin and the EU ‘The New York Times’ Has It Wrong On Putin and the EU

Blame the US, not Putin, for undermining unity in Europe.

Apr 8, 2015 / Nation in the News / Stephen F. Cohen

This Is the Last Thing Putin Wanted

This Is the Last Thing Putin Wanted This Is the Last Thing Putin Wanted

What are the Kremlin's true intentions in Ukraine?

Apr 6, 2015 / Nation in the News / Stephen F. Cohen

There Is a Real Chance of War With Russia

There Is a Real Chance of War With Russia There Is a Real Chance of War With Russia

The crisis in Ukraine has reached a fork in the road.

Mar 12, 2015 / Nation in the News / Stephen F. Cohen

The Deep Roots of the Ukraine Crisis

The Deep Roots of the Ukraine Crisis The Deep Roots of the Ukraine Crisis

We must rethink the post–Cold War security order.

Apr 15, 2015 / Feature / Richard Sakwa

Why We Must Return to the US-Russian Parity Principle

Why We Must Return to the US-Russian Parity Principle Why We Must Return to the US-Russian Parity Principle

The choice is either a New Détente or a more perilous Cold War.

Apr 14, 2015 / Stephen F. Cohen

Will the Murder of Boris Nemtsov Raise the Risk of Escalation in Ukraine?

Will the Murder of Boris Nemtsov Raise the Risk of Escalation in Ukraine? Will the Murder of Boris Nemtsov Raise the Risk of Escalation in Ukraine?

The opponents of the recently concluded Minsk agreement could use the murder as a pretext to derail the cease-fire accord.

Mar 2, 2015 / James Carden

Putin Speech

‘What We’re Witnessing Is the Transformation of Vladimir Putin as Leader of Russia’ ‘What We’re Witnessing Is the Transformation of Vladimir Putin as Leader of Russia’

Stephen Cohen reflects on Putin’s “State of Russia” address.

Dec 11, 2014 / Nation in the News / Stephen F. Cohen

Plummeting Oil Prices Could Bring Radical Change to Russia. What Comes Next?

Plummeting Oil Prices Could Bring Radical Change to Russia. What Comes Next? Plummeting Oil Prices Could Bring Radical Change to Russia. What Comes Next?

The weakness of the petrostate economy could jolt Russia’s political elites—or its ordinary citizens—to take action.

Jan 5, 2015 / David M. Kotz

Obama Is Fighting ISIS, Iran and Russia With… Oil?

Obama Is Fighting ISIS, Iran and Russia With… Oil? Obama Is Fighting ISIS, Iran and Russia With… Oil?

How the US is using trade sanctions and other means to curb the oil exports of its foes.

Oct 9, 2014 / Michael T. Klare

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