Analysis

This listing contains all the analytical materials posted on the Russia Matters website. These include: RM Exclusives, commissioned by Russia Matters exclusively for this website; Recommended Reads, deemed particularly noteworthy by our editorial team; Partner Posts, originally published by our partners elsewhere; and Future Policy Leaders, pieces by promising young scholars and policy thinkers. Content can be filtered by genre and subject-specific criteria and is updated often. Gradually we will be adding older Recommended Reads and Partner Posts dating back as far as 2011.

Good News From Ukraine: It Doesn't Have Nukes

Good News From Ukraine: It Doesn't Have Nukes

article Recommended Reads /sites/default/files/styles/large/public/media/teaser/%D0%A0%D0%90%D0%AD%D0%A1_%D1%82%D1%83%D0%BC%D0%B0%D0%BD_%D0%A3%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%B8%D0%BD%D0%B0.jpg?h=4e026002&itok=eW3_bCXrGood News From Ukraine: It Doesn't Have NukesMarch 21, 2014Graham Allison Considering the current crisis in Ukraine, Graham Allison reflects on the negotiation process for the denuclearization of Ukraine that was carried out in the 1990s.

A “Belgian Solution” for Ukraine?

A “Belgian Solution” for Ukraine?

article Recommended Reads /sites/default/files/styles/large/public/media/teaser/kiev-1945487_1920.jpg?h=4ebc9b66&itok=bfBv3DGuA “Belgian Solution” for Ukraine?March 15, 2014Graham AllisonTo put an end to the Ukrainian conflict, Graham Allison suggests a "Belgian" solution: internationally-guaranteed neutrality for Ukraine.

Why Russian Natural Gas Will Dominate European Markets

Why Russian Natural Gas Will Dominate European Markets

article Recommended Reads /sites/default/files/styles/large/public/media/teaser/Image1_0.jpg?h=152e3acd&itok=5Vhh_jsdWhy Russian Natural Gas Will Dominate European MarketsFebruary 24, 2014Tim Boersma and Geert GrevingRussia’s Gazprom announced that in 2013, its share of European natural supplies rose to a historical high of 30%, provoking the question: is this an incident or a trend?

What Happened to the Soviet Superpower’s Nuclear Arsenal? Clues for the Nuclear Security Summit

What Happened to the Soviet Superpower’s Nuclear Arsenal? Clues for the Nuclear Security Summit

research paper Recommended Reads /sites/default/files/styles/large/public/media/teaser/7020051993_4a1e2b6466_o.jpg?h=1d7d9372&itok=BxDEzSV1What Happened to the Soviet Superpower’s Nuclear Arsenal? Clues for the Nuclear Security SummitMarch 01, 2012Graham AllisonGraham Allison considers what clues we can extract from successfully denuclearizing 14 post-Soviet states, and how those clues can inform our non-proliferation and nuclear security efforts in the future.

10 Reasons Why Russia Still Matters

10 Reasons Why Russia Still Matters

article Recommended Reads /sites/default/files/styles/large/public/media/teaser/putin.jpg?h=199d8c1f&itok=D4iZ-fiZ10 Reasons Why Russia Still MattersOctober 30, 2011Graham Allison and Robert D. BlackwillRussia matters a great deal to a U.S. government seeking to defend and advance its national interests.