TA And FPRI conference on "Russian Foreign Policy in the Putin Era"


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

Holding the West Together Over Russia

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.

Ivan Krastev in New York Times


On May 15, 2016, The New York Times published an op-ed by Bosch Fellow Ivan Krastev, entitled "Why Putin Tolerates Corruption."

In the piece, Krastev examines why Russian President Vladimir Putin has not waged a "war on corruption" in the manner that Chinese President Xi Jinping has.

Angela Stent on CNN


On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, TA Senior Fellow Angela Stent Was on CNN's Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer to discuss Russia's "Victory Day" Parade.

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Breakfast Briefing: Russia, the West, and the NATO Warsaw Summit


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