• Policy brief by Ian Bond, 16 April 2014

    Two decades of EU efforts to make Russia more European have failed. Europe needs a new, long-term strategy to defend its values and interests.

  • Insight by Stephen Tindale, 10 April 2014

    Europe should improve energy efficiency, develop all alternative gas sources, and expand renewable, CCS and nuclear energy. The foreign policy advantages would justify the cost.

  • Insight by Charles Grant, 03 April 2014

    The annexation of Crimea has made Belarus nervous. It plans to join Russia's Eurasian Economic Union - but also hopes for closer ties to the EU‎.

  • Insight by Ian Bond, 01 April 2014

    In annexing Crimea, Putin has violated a taboo. The West should respond by deterring further adventurism, reinforcing regional security and encouraging change in Russia.

  • Opinion piece by Ian Bond
    CBS News, 18 March 2014

    Ignoring sanctions against a few individuals in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin moved Tuesday to formally annex Crimea. Now Vice President Joe Biden is promising more sanctions to come. What kind of additional financial pressure would it take to get Putin to back off?

  • Report by Charles Grant, 10 February 2014

    Charles Grant discusses the challenges facing the EU in 2014, such as the European elections, Britain's slide towards the exit and the continuing travails of the eurozone.

  • Bulletin article by Ian Bond, 27 January 2014

    The EU and Russia hold too many unproductive summits. The EU should defend its interests, instead of pretending that it has a partnership with Russia.

  • Opinion piece by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
    The Independent, 25 October 2013

    China experts Minxin Pei and Jonathan Fenby left a group of grizzled policy veterans open-mouthed with astonishment at a Westminster lunch by Centre for European Reform.