15 December 2014
Issues in Russia-Turkey Relations After Crimea
On December 4, Major-General Oleksandr Rozmazninov, of Ukraine’s General Staff, reported a Russian deployment of the Iskander-M tactical missile...
15 December 2014
Conflict Escalation in Eastern Ukraine — Not “If” but “When”
People keep asking, “Will there be an escalation of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine?” which is invariably followed by “Can Russia really be so...
12 December 2014
US Senate Approves Bill to Deter Russia and Support Both Ukraine & NATO Allies
The US Senate’s approval of the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 (S-2828) is an extremely important step not only for Ukraine—as it struggles with...
3 December 2014
Putin’s political and ideological struggle with the West
Russia’s confrontation with the West seems to have entered into a new, existentialist phase: a fierce political and ideological battle that the...
14 November 2014
Forwards or backwards?
Over the past few weeks, various former high ranking members of the Border Guard and Defence Forces have criticized the extensive changes that have...
21 November 2014
Estonian Connections with the Citizens and Armed Forces of Foreign States
On 6 November 2014, the Government of Estonia decided against granting Estonian citizenship to a former officer in the armed forces of a foreign...
3 November 2014
The Simplicity of Turning Black into White (And Vice Versa)
The confrontation between Russia and the Western world seems not to be on the path to de-escalation. Russia’s rhetoric and behavior has increased...
27 October 2014
Liberalizing U.S. Energy Trade Can Promote European Security
For much of Central and Eastern Europe, all gas pipelines still lead to Moscow. Despite over two decades since the Soviet collapse, infrastructure...