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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Czech Elections, Tanks Released, the State of Europe’s Economy, and a Conversation with Thierry Breton

Max and Donatienne discuss the recent Czech elections and the long-awaited delivery of Western tanks to Ukraine.  They are then joined by Federico Steinberg, an economist and visiting fellow with the CSIS Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program, from the Elcano Institute in Madrid to talk Europe’s economy and the transatlantic food fight over the Inflation Reduction Act’s climate change provisions. Finally, Max sat down for a conversation with Thierry Breton, EU Commissioner for the Single Market, to discuss the state of transatlantic security and technology cooperation. 

Podcast Episode by Max Bergmann , Donatienne Ruy , and Federico Steinberg — February 1, 2023

Spotlight on Crises Crossroads: Ukraine

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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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Arctic Security after a Year of War

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Book Talk: Growth for Good

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Sean Monaghan
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