Publications by Working Group members


Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Leveraging Ambiguity in Foreign Relations,” YaleGlobal, 6/7/2018.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Putin heads to China to bolster ties as US pressure grows,” Business Insider, 6/6/2018.

Karaganov, Sergei (Quoted) “Why it’s such a big problem for Putin if the Balkan countries enter the EU,” Independent, 5/17/2018.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Report from Moscow: Not the Cold War, not WWIII: What to look for from Russia,” The Inquirer, 4/20/2018.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Торг и принуждение: как Россия может воспринять удары по Сирии,” РБК, 4/16/2018.

Suslov, Dmitry (Quoted) “Russians fear Bolton may doom Iran deal, stoke arms race,” Al-Monitor, 3/23/2018.

Karaganov, Sergei (Author) “The West’s Unilateral Cold War,” Project Syndicate, 3/20/2018.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Interview) “After Election Landslide, It’s Putin’s Russia (More Than Ever),” NPR, 3/19/2018.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Trump’s defense strategy is perfect for Russia,” The Washington Post, 1/23/2018.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Вероятности вместо гарантий: как снизить напряжение между США и Россией,” РБК, 1/12/2018.


Charap, Samuel (Author) “Settlement That Never Took Place: Why the Russia-West Crisis Is Rooted in the Early 1990s,” Valdai Discussion Club, 12/12/2017.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “The Case for Ambiguous Agreements in U.S.-Russian Relations,” PONARS Eurasia, 12/1/2017.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Editor) “Tug of War,” McGill-Queen’s University Press, 12/1/2017.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Interview (audio)) “Of Putinomics, Democratization, and Ksenia Sobchak,” CSIS Podcast: Russian Roulette, 10/27/2017.

Karaganov, Sergei (Interview) “Мир идет к более свободному выбору для каждой страны,” Российская Газета, 10/22/2017.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Эксперт: сотрудничество спецслужб РФ и Запада поможет предотвращать теракты,” РИА Новости, 8/18/2017.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Contributor) “A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations,” CSIS, 8/14/2017.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Америка Становится Опасной для всего Мира, и Дело вовсе не в Трампе,” Диалог во имя будущего, 8/3/2017.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “The Kremlin is done betting on Trump and planning how to strike back against U.S. sanctions,” The Washington Post, 7/29/2017.

Suslov, Dmitry (Interview) “Москва расписалась в невозможности улучшения отношений с США,” Коммерсант.ru, 7/28/2017.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Video) “What’s the significance of Trump and Putin’s second meeting?,” ABC News, 7/19/2017.

Chernenko, Elena (Quoted) “The U.S. Media’s Murky Coverage of Putin and Trump,” The New Yorker, 7/6/2017.

Suslov, Dmitry (Quoted) “Посмотреть в глаза друг другу: чем важна встреча Путина и Трампа,” РИА Новости, 7/7/2017.

Hale, Henry (Interview) “Survey: Tips for President Trump Ahead of His First Meeting With Putin,” Russia Matters, 7/3/2017.

Suslov, Dmitry (Video) “Суслов: команда Трампа не понимает, где проходит “красная черта” в Сирии,” ТВ Центр, 6/28/2017.

Karaganov, Sergei (Author) “Taking a New Look at Nuclear Peace,” Russia in Global Affairs, 6/6/2017.

Hale, Henry (Interview) “Patronalism in Eurasia,” Cambridge University Press, 6/5/2017.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Суслов: большое соглашение между Россией и США сейчас исключено,” BNS, 5/13/2017.

Sushentsov, Andrey (Author) “Telamons Holding the Sky: Russian Views on Evolving Global Balance of Power,” Valdai Discussion Club, 5/2/2017.

Karaganov, Sergei (Video) “Право знать!,” ТВ Центр, 4/23/2017.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Светлая и тёмная стороны Белого Дома,” Valdai Discussion Club, 4/20/2017.

Karaganov, Sergei (Video) “Право знать! Сергей Караганов,” ТВ Центр, 4/15/2017.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Does Anti-Trump Hysteria in Washington Leave Any Space for Russian-US Cooperation?,” Valdai Discussion Club, 4/3/2017.

Suslov, Dmitry (Interview) “Интервью с политологом Дмитрием Сусловым,” Agenda Media, 3/23/2017.

Herrera, Yoshiko (Interview) “Trump’s Pick for Russia Envoy ‘One of the Better Choices He Could Have Made’,” Sputnik, 3/9/2017.

Karaganov, Sergei (Video) “В академии Генштаба ВС РФ выступил с лекцией политолог Караганов,” Телерадиокомпания Звезда, 3/7/2017.

Demidov, Oleg (Quoted) “Trump, Putin, and the New Cold War,” The New Yorker, 3/6/2017.

Vacroux, Alexandra (Interviewed with Jeffrey Mankoff) “Factors That Can Influence Trump’s Decisions,” Hromadske International, 2/18/2017.

Charap, Samuel (Video) “Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post Soviet Eurasia,” The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2/7/2017.

Colton, Timothy (Co-author with Samuel Charap) “The US Election and the Ukraine Connection,” Project Syndicate, 1/24/2017.

Bordachev, Timofei (Author) “Europe’s Decline and Uncertain Future: What Should Russia Do?,” Valdai Discussion Club, 1/18/2017.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Two Challenges to U.S.-Russia Relations: Ontological and Epistemological,” PONARS Eurasia, 1/17/2017.

Karaganov, Sergei (Author) “Год побед. Что дальше?,” Российская Газета, 1/15/2017.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Прямой, еще прямее,” газета.ru, 1/13/2017.

Vacroux, Alexandra (Interview (audio)) “International Edition,” Voice of America, 1/6/2017.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Author) “Rapprochement on Russia’s Terms,” Foreign Affairs, 1/4/2017.


Ryan, Kevin (Interview) “Inside the hacked U.S. election,” Harvard Gazette, 12/14/2016.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Контуры Внешней Политики Администрации Трампа: Общие Принципы и Функциональные Приоритеты,” Valdai Discussion Club, 12/14/2016.

Remington, Thomas (Author) “Play the Long Game with Russia,” The National Interest, 12/5/2017.

Colton, Timothy (Author) “Time for Fresh Thinking on Russia,” The National Interest, 12/1/2016.

Herrera, Yoshiko (Quoted) “Russia and its influence on the presidential election,” Politifact, 12/1/2016.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Перезагрузка по-новому: как Россия ответит на вызов Трампа,” РБК, 11/22/2016.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “What’s next for Russian foreign policy?,” European Leadership Network, 10/31/2016.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Асимметрия целей: куда ведет эскалация напряженности между США и Россией,” РБК, 10/10/2016.

Mitrova, Tatiana (Interview) “Russia-Saudi Oil Agreement: A Real Deal or Merely a Political Signal?” Valdai Discussion Club, 9/16/2016.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Quoted) “Russian elections on Sunday seen as barometer of ruling party support,” europe online magazine, 9/15/2016.

Barabanov, Oleg (Quoted) “Russia intends to use Crimea for the death penalty restoration,” News from Crimea, 9/13/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Why Donald Trump strikes a chord with Russians,” BBC News, 9/7/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Interview) “The West is ready to lift the sanctions, but not to recognize Crimea,” Vestnik Kavkaza, 8/26/2016.

Suslov, Dmitry (Interview) “Getting the EU and EAEU on a path to economic cooperation,” Russia Direct, 8/23/2016.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Hillary Clinton as the Last of the Mohicans / Donald Trump Is Only the Beginning,” Valdai Discussion Club, 8/11/2016.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Interview) “What is Russia’s real role in the US presidential election?,” Russia Direct, 8/11/2016.

Stone, Randall (Interview (audio)) “NATO is not a golf club’,” University of Rochester Newscenter, 8/2/2016.

Suslov, Dmitry (Quoted with Mikhail Troitskiy and Andrey Sushentsov) “What Russia’s U.S. Experts Say About The 2016 Election,” The Moscow Times, 8/2/2016.

Rojansky, Matthew (Quoted) “U.S.-Russia conflict topic of third Seminars talk,” Steamboat Today, 7/28/2016.

Bordachev, Timofei (Author) “Russia and the Berlin-Washington Ordern in Europe,” Valdai Discussion Club, 7/22/2016.

Karaganov, Sergei (Author) “Ракеты в Европе: воспоминания о будущем?,” Russia in Global Affairs, 7/9/2016.

Bordachev, Timofei (Author) “Fate of Europe: Return to Reality,” Valdai Discussion Club, 6/27/2016.

Bordachev, Timofei (Author) “Политолог Тимофей Бордачев — о том, как России строить отношения с Европой,” Известия, 6/14/2016.

Gabuev, Alexander (Author) “Russia’s Prospective Niche on the Asian Security Market,” Carnegie Moscow Center, 6/10/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Turkey as a mirror of the New World,” Russia in Global Affairs, 6/9/2016.

Gabuev, Alexander (Co-author with Vita Spivak) “Should Russia Be Afraid of Chinese Plans in the Far East?,” Carnegie Moscow Center, 6/7/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Любовь до гроба или свободный брак,” газета.ru, 6/2/2016.

Karaganov, Sergei (Interview) “Остановив НАТО, мы выступили поставщиком безопасности,” Lenta, 5/30/2016.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Author) “U.S. Views of Moscow and Beijing’s Eurasian Ambitions,” Russia in Global Affairs, 5/12/2016.

Sushentsov, Andrey (Author) “Afghanistan in 2016 and Russia’s Interests,” Valdai Discussion Club, 5/8/2016.

Barabanov, Oleg (Author) “To Be Engaged or Not to Be Engaged: Does Russia Need to Return to Old Forms of Dialogue with the West?,” Valdai Discussion Club, 5/4/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Putin’s Foreign Policy: The Quest to Restore Russia’s Rightful Place,” Russia in Global Affairs, 5/4/2016.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Video) “A Forgotten Conflict: Escalation in Nagorno-Karabakh,” CSIS, 5/2/2016.

Karaganov, Sergei (Author) “New Ideological Struggle?,” Izvestia, 4/21/2016.

Mirzayan, Gevorg (Author) “How Russia is moving ahead with its Asian pivot,” UPI, 4/20/2016.

Darden, Keith (Quoted with Fyodor Lukyanov, Jeffrey Mankoff) “Will the Putin Regime Crumble?,” Foreign Affairs, 4/17/2016.

Mirzayan, Gevorg (Quoted) “Lavrov in the Land of the Rising Sun: Prospects for Russo-Japan Relations,” Sputnik, 4/17/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “On the Usefulness of Imagination,” Russia in Global Affairs, 4/12/2016.

Sushentsov, Andrey (Interview) “The European terrorist threat is unlikely to push Russia, West closer together,” Russia Direct, 4/5/2016.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author) “The US and Russia in the Asia-Pacific,” IISS, 3/31/2016.

Fenenko, Alexey (Author) “Why is Russia skipping the Nuclear Security Summit in 2016?,” Russia Direct, 3/29/2016.

Remington, Thomas (Author) “Here’s how Alexander Hamilton would understand Russia’s regional debt crisis,” Monkey Cage, 3/24/2016.

Barabanov, Oleg (Author) “’Hostility as Usual’: Perpetuating the Impasse in EU-Russia Relations,” Valdai Discussion Club, 3/22/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Why Putin’s Policy in Syria Has Laid the Groundworkd for a Political Settlement,” The World Post, 3/18/2016.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Interview: audio) “Russia’s Syrian Exit,” On Point: NPR, 3/15/2016.

Bordachev, Timofei (Author) “Some Important Questions and Points Regarding Russia’s EU Strategy,” Valdai Discussion Club, 3/15/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “In search of Russia’s role in the new world order,” Russia Direct, 3/14/2016.

Barabanov, Oleg (Author) “The Great Arab Homeland or a New Caliphate: Remarks on Arab Political Unity,” Valdai Discussion Club, 3/10/2016.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Syrian Ceasefire and the Future of US-Russia Relations,” Valdai Discussion Club, 3/10/2016.

Herrera, Yoshiko (Co-author with Andrew Kydd and Fyodor Lukyanov) “Yes, the U.S. and Russia can cooperate to end the Syrian civil war. Here’s why,” Washington Post, 2/17/2016.

Karaganov, Sergei (Author) “How the World Looks From the Russian Perspective,” The World Post, 2/15/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Syrian Truce Is Dead, and Russia’s in Charge,” Hamodia, 2/15/2016.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Quoted) “Another Russian jet violates Turkish airspace: What is Russia’s strategy?,” The Christian Science Monitor, 2/1/2016.

Bordachev, Timofei (Author) “Not-So-United Europe and Greater Eurasia,” Valdai Discussion Club, 1/27/2016.

Rojansky, Matthew (Quoted) “Analysis: No end in sight for Russian rouble’s ‘death spiral’ amid oil glut,” europe online magazine, 1/22/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Valdai Club sees West-Eurasia balance as desirable picture of 21st century world,” Tass, 1/21/2016.

Colton, Timothy and Fyodor Lukyanov (Interview) “What are the main geopolitical challenges facing Russia in 2016?,” Russia Direct, 1/20/2016.

Mirzayan, Gevorg (Quoted) “Will Damascus’s Enemies Use Their Proxies to Disrupt Syrian Peace Talks?,” Sputnik, 1/18/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “EU expects significant changes,” Vestnik Kavkaza, 1/18/2016.

Fenenko, Alexey (Author) “Caliphate’ in the Philippines: A Threat, but Not a Game-Changer,” Valdai Discussion Club, 1/12/2016.

Karaganov, Sergei (Author) “Праздновать еще рано,” Российская Газета, 1/11/2016.

Bordachev, Timofei (Author) “The Eurasian Year in Russian Foreign Policy,” Valdai Discussion Club, 1/11/2016.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “2016 Trends,” Valdai Discussion Club, 1/11/2016.


Karaganov, Sergei (Lecture) “Новый мир – новые правила,” Культурный центр ЗИЛ, 12/21/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Russia’s middle class: We don’t blame Putin,” CNN, 12/10/2015.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author with Jeremy Shapiro) “The danger of Russian and Turkish competitive machismo in Syria,” Brookings Brief, 12/1/2015.

Bordachev, Timofei (Quoted) “Analysts say German-Russian relations must develop an upturn,” Tass, 11/23/2015.

Mirzayan, Gevorg (Co-author with Dmitry Ofitserov-Belsky) “The most important Russian foreign policy events of the week,” Russia Direct, 11/23/2015.

Kashin, Vasily (Quoted) “China Again Tries to Pierce Gulf Defense Market,” Defense News, 11/6/2015.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Author) “The Integrate Game: Central Asia After Afghanistan,” World Politics Review, 11/3/2015.

Kuznetsov, Vasily (Author) “The Islamic State: An Alternative Statehood?,” Valdai Discussion Club, 11/2/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Польша и европейский символизм,” Российская Газета, 10/30/2015.

Kuznetsov, Vasily (Author) “Россия в Сирии: неочевидные решения неочевидных задач в условиях риска,” Russian International Affairs Council, 10/30/2015.

Colton, Timothy (Interview) “Memo from Valdai: Treat Russia like a normal country with its own interests,” Russia Direct, 10/23/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Cooperation between Armenia and Russia isn’t easy, expert believes,” media max, 10/21/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Fyodor Lukyanov: Azerbaijan’s role is objectively increasing,” Vestnik Kavkaza, 10/20/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Interviewed Alexei Miller) “Лекарство от национального нарциссизма,” РСМД, 10/14/2015.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Author) “A Syrian Sleight of Hand,” Foreign Affairs, 10/13/2015.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Author) “Putin Is Setting the Agenda and Forcing the West to React,” The World Post, 10/13/2015.

Sushentsov, Andrey (Author) “Lowdown: Making Sense of Russia’s Syria Strategy,” The National Interest, 10/11/2015.

Suslov, Dmitry (Quoted) “Dmitry Suslov gives lecture in the Red Pit on current US-Russia relations,” The Spectator, 10/8/2015.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author with Jeremy Shapiro) “Why a new Cold War can be avoided,” Brookings Brief, 10/7/2015.

Mirzayan, Gevorg (Quoted) “What is Russia’s Most ‘Selfish’ Reason for Engaging in Syria?,” Sputnik, 10/5/2015.

Suslov, Dmitry (Quoted) “The Current State of U.S.-Russia Relations,” Hamilton College News, 10/2/2015.

Suslov, Dmitry (Quoted) “Government Class Features Experts on U.S.-Russia Relations,” Hamilton College News, 10/2/2015.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Normandy Four’: The Best Possible Format,” Valdai Discussion Club, 10/2/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Fighting Evil Separately,” Valdai Discussion Club, 10/1/2015.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Quoted) “Russian airstrikes in Syria challenge US regional dominance,” DW, 10/1/2015.

Mezhuev, Boris (Quoted) “Putin taught America a lesson of multipolarity,” Pravda, 9/30/2015.

Bordachev, Timofei (Interview) “В китайском языке нет слова брат,” Lenta, 9/30/2015.

Bordachev, Timofei (Author) “The Benefits of Alliances,” Valdai Discussion Club, 9/29/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Putin, Obama Meet On Syria, But Sharp Disagreements Remain,” NPR, 9/29/2015.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Дипломатия сигналов: остались ли у России друзья,” РБК, 9/29/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Fyodor Lukyanov: US won’t change its policy towards the Russian Federation,” Vestnik Kavkaza, 9/28/2015.

Fenenko, Alexey (Quoted) “Russian Experts at Odds Over Egypt’s Mistral Purchase,” Sputnik, 9/24/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Putin Preps for U.N. Speech,” U.S. News & World Report, 9/24/2015.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Co-author with Andrew Bowen) “Putin Doesn’t Care if Assad Wins. It’s About Russian Power Projection,” Foreign Policy, 9/22/2015.

Barabanov, Oleg (Author) “Corbyn, Tsipras, and the Limits of Left Radicalization in Europe,” Valdai Discussion Club, 9/22/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Can Russia and the West Cooperate in Syria?,” The Moscow Times, 9/20/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Russia to interced for Azerbaijan in the OSCE,” Vestnik Kavkaza, 9/16/2015.

Karaganov, Sergei (Author) “A Eurasian Solution for Europe’s Crises,” Project Syndicate, 9/16/2015.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted with Timofei Bordachev) “Eurasian Cultural Dialogue: Philosophical and Culturological Approaches to Joint Development of Eurasian States,” Valdai Discussion Club, 9/16/2015.

Rojansky, Matthew (Interview) “Russia Raises the Stakes in Syria,” Here & Now – WBUR, 9/11/2015.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Quoted) “US Focus on Central Asia Waning as Nation’s Security Interests Dissipate, Warn Experts,” The Astana Times, 9/11/2015.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “Forcing Kiev’s Hand: Why Russia Won’ t Accept a Frozen Conflict in Ukraine,” Foreign Affairs, 9/9/2015.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Ядерный фактор в мировой политике: мифы и реальность,” Russian International Affairs Council, 8/7/15.

Rojansky, Matthew (Interviewer) “Russia’s National Idea: Matthew Rojansky interviews Dr. Nikolai Zlobin,” Kennan Institute, 7/31/15.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Interview) “Джеффри Манкофф: Страны Центральной Азии выбирают более осторожную политику,” Central Asian Analytical Network, 7/21/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Rethinking Global Diplomacy,” The Moscow Times, 7/23/15.

Rojansky, Matthew (Co-author with Michael Kofman) “MH-17 anniversary sees change in EU-Russia ties,” CNN, 7/16/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Interview) “The BRICS may be non-Western but they are not anti-Western,” Russia Direct, 7/10/15.

Rojansky, Matthew (Author) “The Geopolitics of European Security: The Consequences of U.S.-Russia Tension,” Security and Human Rights, 7/1/15.

Rojansky, Matthew (Author) “A Strategy for Economic Assistance to Ukraine,” Kennan Cable, 7/1/15.

Sushentsov, Andrey (Interviewed with Andrey Bezrukov) “War, dialogue, and reconciliation: Russia and the world in 2020,” Russia Direct, 6/30/15.

Suslov, Dmitry (Quoted) “BRICS a Prototype of the Future World Order,” Russia & India Report, 6/29/15.

Rojansky, Matthew (Co-author with Mykhailo Minakov) “The New Ukrainian Exceptionalism,” YaleGlobal, 6/23/15.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Co-author with Andrew C. Kuchins, Aitolkyn Kourmanova, and Oliver Backes) “Central Asia in a Reconnecting Eurasia – five country studies,” Center for Strategic and International Studies, 6/18/15.

Fenenko, Alexey (Quoted) “Russia reacts cautiously to reports US may place heavy weapons in East Europe,” Russia Beyond the Headlines – India, 6/17/15.

Rojansky, Matthew (Co-author with Thomas E. Graham and Michael Kofman) “Are Ukraine and the U.S. allies or not?,” Reuters, 6/13/15.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Зачем нужны “национальные интересы”?,” Россия в глобальной политике, 6/7/15.

Karaganov, Sergei (Interview) “China and Russia plan greater Eurasian integration,” Russia Beyond the Headlines, 6/5/15.

Mirzayan, Gevorg (Quoted) “Why Russia protects North Korea from the West,” Russia Beyond the Headlines, 6/3/15.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Война слов: какие ошибки Россия совершает в противостоянии с США,” РБК, 5/29/15.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Co-author with Richard Ghiasy) “Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions,” The Diplomat, 5/25/15.

Hale, Henry (Co-author with Mikhail Alexeev) “Russians see Ukraine as an illegitimate state,” The Washington Post, 5/20/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Orwell Where No One Expected,” Valdai Discussion Club, 5/13/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Russia vs. Europe War Worries,” Value Walk, 5/7/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Russian Ambivalence About and Iranian Nuclear Agreement,” Lobe Log: Foreign Policy, 5/6/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Interview) “Why one of Russia’s top foreign policy experts is worried about a major war with Europe,” Vox, 5/6/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Interview) “There’s a big debate in Moscow over whether to support the Iran nuclear deal,” Vox, 5/5/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Interview) “’Hilary is the worst option’: How Moscow sees American politics,” Vox, 5/4/15.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Political Deadlock over Nuclear Disarmament,” Russian International Affairs Council, 4/28/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “The-What-Not-To-Do List,” Berlin Policy Journal, 4/27/15.

Abdelal, Rawi (Quoted) “What’s behind the Gazprom crisis?,” The Washington Post, 4/23/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Brussels advances new claims against Gazprom,” Vestnik Kavkaza, 4/22/15.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Author) “U.S. Trainers to Ukraine,” Center for Strategic and International Studies, 4/21/15.

Barabanov, Oleg (Quoted) “Russia does not need a divided EU,” Russia Beyond the Headlines, 4/10/15.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author with Jeremy Shapiro) “Consequences of a New Cold War,” Survival, 4/1/15.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “Is Russia an Outside Power in the Gulf?” Survival, 3/31/15.

Rojansky, Matthew (Quoted) “Russia-Ukraine Conflict 101,” Huffington Post, 3/30/15.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “The purpose of Putin’s diplomatic acrobatics,” Financial Times, 3/24/15.

Kashin, Vasily (Quoted) “Spotlight: China’s land-sea silk road initiatives to benefit Russia,” Xinhuanet: English, 3/23/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “China is the unlikely gainer from Ukraine conflict,” Financial Times, 3/20/15.

Rojansky, Matthew (Co-author with Rachel S. Salzman) “Debunked: Why There Won’t Be Another Cold War,” The National Interest, 3/20/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Crimea Is the Final Nail in the Soviet Union’s Coffin,” The Moscow Times, 3/19/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Europe After the Russia-Crimea Unification: End of Outdated Security System,” Sputnik, 3/16/15.

Mitrova, Tatiana (Interview) “Despite Rising Tensions, Europe to Remain Russia’s Main Gas Customer,” The Energy Collective, 3/16/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Russian expert: Turkey as NATO member can’t join SCO,” Today’s Zaman, 3/12/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Ukraine’s economic development is impossible without Russia,” Vestnik Kavkaza, 3/12/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Speech) “There is erosion of the notion of ‘sovereignty,’” Vestnik Kavkaza, 3/12/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Interview) “Lukyanov: Obama was cautious, refusing to supply weapons to Ukraine,” Vestnik Kavkaza, 3/10/15.

Charap, Samuel (Author with Bernard Sucher) “Why Sanctions on Russia Will Backfire,” The New York Times, 3/5/15.

Herrera, Yoshiko (Quoted) “Russia experts criticize ‘absurd’ US response to Nemtsov murder,” DW, 3/2/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Brussels decides fate of Russian gas in Ukraine,” Vestnik Kavkaza, 3/2/15.

Darden, Keith (Quoted) “US Military Aid to Add Fuel to Fire of Ukrainian Crisis – US Experts,” Sputnik, 2/28/15.

Hale, Henry (Quoted) “Vladimir Putin’s approval rating? Now at a whopping 86%,” CNN, 2/26/15.

Mitrova, Tatiana (Quoted) “Oil Prices Collapsed. Russia Won’t,” The National Interest, 2/26/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “How the Post-Cold War Order Broke Down,” Huffington Post, 2/23/15.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Quoted) “Russia Pressures Anti-Corruption Group,” Voice of America, 2/23/15.

Welt, Cory (Quoted) “Scholars: Minsk Cease-Fire Agreements Are Inadequate,” Voice of America, 2/20/15.

Bordachev, Timofei (Quoted) “Can Russia Survive After Ukraine?,” The Daily Beast, 2/17/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Ялта местного разлива,” газета.ru, 2/15/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “A Mini Yalta,” Valdai Discussion Club, 2/15/15.

Rojansky, Matthew (Author) “Our Best Hope So Far,” U.S. News & World Report, 2/13/15.

Darden, Keith (Interviewed with Fyodor Lukyanov) “Frozen Conflict’ May Be Ukraine’s Best Hope, For Now,” NPR, 2/11/15.

Rojansky, Matthew (Quoted) “Expert: Sending Weapons to Ukraine Would Embolden Putin,” Voice of America, 2/5/15.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author with Jeremy Shapiro) “The looming New Cold War and its consequences,” The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2/5/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “The Hopelessness of Self-Determination,” Valdai Discussion Club, 2/3/15.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Quoted) “Why Washington might be shifting toward sending arms to Ukraine,” The Christian Science Monitor, 2/3/15.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Author) “Russia’s Asia Pivot: Confrontation or Cooperation?,” Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2/2/15.

Karaganov, Sergei (Author) “2014 in Review: Russia’s Foreign Policy – Analysis,” Eurasia Review, 1/31/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “2015 Promises Bad News for Russia,” The Moscow Times, 1/22/15.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Co-author with Andrew C. Kuchins) “Russia, Ukraine, and U.S. Policy Options,” Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1/29/15.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author with Tymofiy Mylovanov) “For Ukraine, Weakness Could Be Its Greatest Strength,” The National Interest, 1/28/15.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Interview) “Fyodor Lukyanov:’Gas relations are not connected with sanctions directly,’” Vestnik Kavkaza, 1/19/15.

Mirzayan, Gevorg (Quoted) “What Impact Will Future Saudi Succession Have on Oil Prices: Expert View,” Sputnik, 1/9/15.

Charap, Samuel (Quoted) “The Next Battle for Ukraine,” The New York Times, 1/3/15.

Charap, Samuel (Quoted with Mikhail Troitskiy) “Decoding Putin’s Plan,” U.S. News & World Report, 1/5/15.

Kashin, Vasily (Author) “Russia Prepares for Lengthy Confrontation with West, Economic Restructuring,” Defense News, 1/3/15.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Quoted) “Russian Opposition Leader Detained for Trying to Join Protest,” Voice of America, 12/31/15.


Charap, Samuel (Author) “Why Ukraine Must Bargain for Peace With Russia,” Foreign Policy, 11/26/14.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Icy Silence: The Future of U.S.-Russia Relations,” The Moscow Times, 11/13/14.

Charap, Samuel (Panel Presentation) “Panel Presentation: Is a Stable Agreement Possible Between Russia and Ukraine?,” Danyliw Research Center on Contemporary Ukraine.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “The lost dream of a Common European Home,” Russia Beyond the Headlines, 10/27/14.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author with Jeremy Shapiro) “How to Avoid a New Cold War,” Current History, 10/1/14.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Battle Against West Gives Russia New Purpose,” The Moscow Times, 9/16/14.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Fyodor Lukyanov: Russia’s relations with the West are ruined for long time,” Russia Beyond the Headlines, 9/8/14.

Charap, Samuel (Quoted) “Ukraine and Russia Face Gaps in a Truce and a Chasm on the Issues,” The New York Times, 9/7/14.

Hale, Henry (Author) “Nationalism and the Logic of Russian Actions in Ukraine,” Perspectives on Peace and Security , 8/1/14.

Darden, Keith (Quoted) “Ukraine detains Russian paratroopers; U.S. ambassador warns of ‘counteroffensive,’” The Washington Post, 8/27/14.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “Maximalist Rhetoric and the Realities of the Region,” Perspectives on Peace and Security , 8/1/14.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Unable to Lead, Reluctant to Follow: Russian, Chinese, and Indian Approaches to Balancing and Bandwagoning with the West,” PONARS Eurasia, 8/1/14.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “Why Obama’s Coercion Strategy in Ukraine Will Fail,” The National Interest, 8/4/14.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “The Sino-Russian Pivot and American Power,” PINPoints.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Going It Alone,” Valdai Discussion Club, 7/24/14.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Interview) “Федор Лукьянов: «Путин находится в самом тяжелом положении за все время,»” Slon, 7/21/14.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Russian will not be a spoiler in Iraq,” Al-Monitor, 6/15/14.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “Ukraine’s Festering Divisions,” The New York Times, 6/2/14.

Welt, Cory (Author) “Ukraine’s Road to Normalcy,” Center for American Progress, 5/29/14.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Author) “Assessing Washington’s response to the Ukraine crisis,” The Hill, 5/28/14.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “The nature of violence in Ukraine,” The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 5/19/14.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Author) “Russia’s Latest Land Grab: How Putin Won Crimea and Lost Ukraine,” Foreign Affairs, 5/1/14.

Bordachev, Timofei (Author) “Сила, мораль, справедливость,” Россия в глобальной политике, 4/27/14.

Charap, Samuel (Quoted) “Away from Show of Diplomacy in Geneva, Putin Puts On a Show of His Own,” The New York Times, 4/17/14.

Welt, Cory (Author) “Achieving Unity in Ukraine,” Center for American Progress, 4/18/14.

Darden, Keith (Author) “How to Save Ukraine: Why Russia Is Not the Real Problem,” Foreign Affairs, 4/14/14.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Does Russia need America,” Russia Beyond the Headlines, 4/4/14.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author with Ely Ratner) “China: Neither Ally nor Enemy on Russia,” The National Interest, 4/2/14.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author with Keith Darden) “Reaching for a deal on Crimea,” Reuters, 3/19/14.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “A deal to avert disaster in Ukraine,” The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 3/10/14.

Darden, Keith (Author) “Ukraine’s Crisis of Legitimacy: How the New Government in Kiev Can Save Itself,” Foreign Affairs, 3/3/14.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Ukraine, as viewed from Moscow,” Russia in Global Affairs, 2/21/14.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author with Keith Darden) “Russia’s unclear motives in Ukraine,” The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 3/3/14.

Bordachev, Timofei (Author) “Russia’s Comprehensive Foreign Policy Needs More Than Just Fewer Diplomats,” Valdai Discussion Club, 1/17/14.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “Third Decade Diplomacy,” Valdai Discussion Club, 1/16/14.

Karaganov, Sergei (Quoted) “Conditions for improving Russia-US relations have yet to be created – Russian expert,” Russia Beyond the Headlines, 1/2/14.


Mankoff, Jeffrey (Quoted) “Putin’s Mediterranean Move,” Foreign Policy, 12/27/13.

Charap, Samuel (Co-author with Mikhail Troitskiy) “Russia, the West and the Integration Dilemma,” Survival, 12/1/13.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Setting Expectations Right,” Perspectives on Peace and Security, 2/6/14.

Mankoff, Jeffrey “Moscow’s Migrant Muddle,” Center for Strategic and International Studies, 10/29/13.

Lukyanov, Fyodor  “Uncertain World: Grand Diplomacy Is Back,” RIA Novosti / Sputnik, 9/23/13.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “What’s Driving Russia’s Tactical Change On Syria?,” NPR, 9/11/13.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “U.S.-Russia Relationship Stuck in the Soviet Era,” The Moscow Times, 9/6/13.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “The Snowden Sideshow,” Foreign Policy, 8/10/13.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Interview) “Will Putin Help Or Hinder The Hunt For Snowden?,” Huffington Post, 6/25/13.

Mankoff, Jeffrey (Author) “U.S.-Russia ties: better than you think,” CNN, 6/6/13.

Rojansky, Matthew (Author) “Fixing Russia Cooperation After Boston,” The National Interest, 5/2/13.

Welt, Cory (Author) “The Boston Marathon Attack, the North Caucasus, and U.S.-Russian Relations,” Center for American Progress, 4/22/13.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Quoted) “Putin flexes Russian military muscle in naval exercise,” Reuters, 3/28/13.

Lukyanov, Fyodor (Author) “What Russia Learned From the Iraq War,” Al-Monitor, 3/18/13.

Charap, Samuel (Author) “Why Russia Won’t Help on Syria,” The New York Times, 1/1/13.


Colton, Timothy (Quoted) “Putin Turns Into Russia’s Most Indispensable Man,” The Moscow Times, 10/22/12.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Human Rights in Russian-U.S. Relations, Part 3,” Valdai Discussion Club, 8/24/12.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Human Rights in Russian-U.S. Relations, Part 2,” Valdai Discussion Club, 8/24/12.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Human Rights in Russian-U.S. Relations,” Valdai Discussion Club, 8/24/12.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Нулевая сумма или взаимная выгода?,” РБК, 7/18/12.

Barabanov, Oleg (Interview) “Russia’s Far East: Challenges of the next decade,” Valdai Discussion Club, 5/29/12.

Lukyanov, Fyodor “How long will Russian foreign policy be based on consensus?,” RT, 5/25/12.

Suslov, Dmitry (Quoted) “Moscow Ambassador McFaul’s ‘reset’ with Kremlin stumbles,” The Christian Science Monitor, 4/4/12.

Colton, Timothy (Author) “Putin Positions Himself on Foreign Policy,” Valdai Discussion Club, 2/29/12.


Charap, Samuel (Author) “In Russia, Turning Back the Clock,” The New York Times, 9/29/11.

Darden, Keith (Quoted) “Better US-Russia cooperation in Eurasia is a win-win game,” DW, 9/23/11.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Russia-U.S. Relations: Missed chances and future opportunities,” Valdai Discussion Club, 9/23/11.

Troitskiy, Mikhail (Author) “Двадцать лет со дня подписания СНВ-1,” РСМД, 8/1/11.

Suslov, Dmitry (Author) “Michael McFaul and the future of the reset,” Valdai Discussion Club, 8/1/11.

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