Russia and Eurasia

Russia and Eurasia

The IISS Russia and Eurasia programme focuses on the politics, political economy, and international relations of Russia and the other states of post-Soviet Eurasia.

'We highly value the Shangri-la Dialogue as a useful platform for regular exchange of views on topical security issues'

Igor Morgulov, Deputy Foreign Minister, Russia

Expert Commentary

Is a Stable Agreement Possible Between Russia and Ukraine?

An unsentimental assessment of the facts suggests that a political settlement between Russia and Ukraine is not only desirable but also – and perhaps more importantly – necessary for Ukraine’s continued survival.

IISS-US Policy Makers Series

The New Landscape of European Security

NATO is entering its fifth phase as it assesses its role post-Afghanistan, according to Derek Chollet, US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. This new phase focuses on issues much closer to home, as the Alliance works together to fight against the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and faces the crisis in Ukraine.

Ukraine Crisis

Access commentary, infographics and video from the IISS on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.