WASHINGTON – The European Union and the United States must continue prioritizing transatlantic unity and coordination in their response to Russia’s assertive foreign policy, a group of scholars from Europe and the United States argue in a new report entitled Russia: A Test for Transatlantic Unity.
On April 15, 2016, the Transatlantic Academy published a paper by Visiting Fellow Stefan Meister entitled "Isolation and Propaganda: The Roots and Instruments of Russia's Disinformation Campaign," the sixth in its 2015-16 Paper Series.
On April 13, 2016, the Transatlantic Academy published a paper by Fellow Nelli Babayan entitled "The In-Betweeners: The Eastern Partnership Countries and the Russia-West Conflict," the fifth in its 2015-16 Paper Series.
On April 7, 2016, the Transatlantic Academy published a paper by Senior Fellow Ulrich Speck entitled "The West’s Response to the Ukraine Conflict: A Transatlantic Success Story," the fourth in its 2015-16 Paper Series.
On April 11, 2016, the Transatlantic Academy and the Foreign Policy Research Institute collaborated with the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House, the Penn-Temple European Studies Colloquium, and the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center in a day-long conference hosted as part of the Penn Slavic Department’s annual Slavic Symposium entitled “Russian Foreign Policy in the Putin
The West has been tested by Russia in Crimea and eastern Ukraine and has passed the test to date. While much of the discussion both in Europe and North America has focused on various aspects of the nature of Putin’s policies and the possible future dangers they may pose, not enough attention has been given to the perspectives of the Western alliance as a whole.
On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, the German Marshall Fund and the Transatlantic Academy hosted an exclusive briefing for the press on what could happen next in the relationship between the West and Russia, as detailed in a new Transatlantic Academy report, "Russia: A Test for Transatlantic Unity," and hea