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Putin's Long Game in Ukraine


Former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt, Georgetown’s Angela Stent, the Council’s Ivo Daalder, and CNN's Bianna Golodryga analyzed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions and potential plans after invading Ukraine.

Vladimir Putin speaking at a podium

Town Hall with Ivo Daalder on Russia-Ukraine Crisis


“Vladimir Putin called this a special military operation. In normal English, it's called war,” Ivo Daalder shared his thoughts on the Russian invasion of Ukraine at a public town hall.

Commentary & Analysis

Kazakhstan's Uncertain Future

Deep Dish Podcast

As Putin's reach extends beyond Russia, civil society groups grapple with a crackdown at home and threats from abroad.

Defense and Security

Putin May Be Looking for 'Way out' of Ukraine Conflict, Ex-US Rep to NATO Says

In the News
Channel 4
Ivo H. Daalder

Council President Ivo Daalder joins Channel 4 to explain what he thinks the situation in Kazakhstan tells us about President Putin and his power in the post-Soviet region.

Ivo Daalder on Channel 4 news
Global Politics


Guiding Principles for a Sustainable US Policy Toward Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia

Policy Brief by Coauthors

A joint task force outlines some key principles and judgments in managing the United States' relationships with Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia.

Exterior view of the Kremlin at night time
Alex Zarubi
Defense and Security