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Is Putin out to destroy the EU?

Gérard Roland, E. Morris Cox professor of economics and professor of political science | December 15, 2014

By Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Associate Professor of Economics; Gerard Roland, Professor of Economics; and Edward W. Walker, Associate Adjunct Professor of Political Science Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea, tensions between Russia and the West have not abated. Nonetheless, it has been striking how much support Putin still enjoys in Europe, from intellectuals and politicians, from the … Continue reading »

Russia-West relationship: The Long Telegram revisited

Yuriy Gorodnichenko, associate professor of economics | April 8, 2014

The Russian invasion into Crimea sent the Russia-West relationship to the lowest point in a long time and many commentators talk about the return of the Cold War: although Russian media talked about turning America into radioactive dust, few want to have a military conflict in Europe and yet the Russian aggression has to be stopped (the UN resolution on … Continue reading »