(Point & Counterpoint) The U.S. president probably expected to declare that he had a “very good” meeting with the formidable Vladimir Putin and had achieved what none of his White House predecessors had. Instead, Donald Trump’s performance, particularly at the press conference, inflicted on him...
(East European Politics) (Co-authored with Martin Mölder) This article focuses on prominent recent episodes where Russia has put sovereignty, the obligation to refrain (O2R) from using force, and self-determination to the test. Most recently in the Crimean context, we see that Russia’s systematic...
(The New Yorker) The former C.I.A. operative Jack Devine watched Donald Trump’s performance standing next to Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, and his first thought was, “There is no way Trump is a Russian agent.” The proof, he told me, was right in front of us. If Trump were truly serving as a...
(GW) Russia experts and professors at the Elliott School, Robert Orttung and Sufian Zhemukhov, discuss the aftermath of the Helsinki Summit from the U.S. and Russian perspective. Summary Orttung  I was following the build up to the first summit between Trump and Putin quite closely, because I was...
(WP) (Co-authored with Graeme Robertson) By rights, Vladimir Putin should be having the time of his life. He recently won a resounding reelection to yet another six-year term, a victory that was apparently genuine enough. He’s hosted a massively successful FIFA World Cup. And he’s reduced the U.S....
By Silviya Nitsova, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Grigore Pop-Eleches, Princeton University, and Graeme Robertson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In February 2014, Ukraine grabbed the world’s attention with its second revolution in a decade. The corrupt and increasingly...
(Washington Post) ST. PETERSBURG — When President Trump expressed doubts Monday about the conclusions of U.S. law enforcement agencies that identified Russian officers as responsible for the hacking of the Democratic National Committee back in 2016, people indignantly called such behavior by an...

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