The Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program analyzes key aspects of Europe as both a vital strategic partner and a cornerstone of the global community, with additional research conducted by the International Security Program, Energy Security and Climate Change Program, and more.

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Russia's Frozen Reserves with Martin Sandbu

Max and Maria are joined by Federico Steinberg, a CSIS visiting fellow, and Martin Sandbu of the Financial Times to discuss Russian financial reserves that have been frozen by Western governments.

Podcast Episode by Max Bergmann , Maria Snegovaya , and Federico Steinberg — June 1, 2023

Spotlight on Crises Crossroads: Ukraine

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Photo: OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP via Getty Images

What Does Russia’s ‘Partial Mobilization’ Mean?

Putin’s announcement of partial mobilization on September 21 signaled a major escalation of the war. Although the mobilization faces many problems, it might allow the Russians to stretch the war into the winter, when they hope the Europeans, facing hardship, will settle.

Commentary by Mark F. Cancian — September 26, 2022

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Max Bergmann
Director, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program and Stuart Center
Sean Monaghan
Visiting Fellow, Europe, Russia and Eurasia Program