March 3, 2006Russia
The project director of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Independent Task Force report on U.S. policy toward Russia says a major test of Moscow’s relations with the West will be how it handles the t…
June 29, 2006Energy and Climate Policy
Mr. Chairman, I want to thank you and your colleagues for the invitation to join you in today’s hearing on Russia and Russian-American relations. Your discussion of these questions is important and t…
May 24, 2007Elections and Voting
Timothy J. Colton, a leading expert on Russia, says even though Vladimir Putin will step down as president in 2008 he is likely to maintain a major role in Russia’s leadership.
March 7, 2008Kosovo
Interview: CFR’s Charles A. Kupchan says recognizing Kosovo as independent is the best pragmatic solution from a list of bad options.
April 7, 2008Russia
Charles A. Kupchan, professor of international affairs at Georgetown University, says the just-concluded NATO summit illustrates the changes taking place in the alliance, where it will become increas…
February 26, 2008Elections and Voting
Stephen Sestanovich, CFR’s top Russia expert, says despite the stage-managed appearance of Russia’s political transition, jockeying among power factions is taking place behind the scenes.
April 24, 2008Russia
Elizabeth Fuller, an expert on Georgian affairs, says Russia may be promoting joint states as a solution to some frozen conflicts in its sphere of influence.
May 12, 2008United States
Josef Joffe, an expert on European and U.S. politics, notes unparalleled European interest in the U.S. presidential campaigns--and unrealistic expectations as well.