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


Ukraine: Seeking an Elusive New Normal

The ugly truth is that Moscow can still undermine any Western plan for Ukraine’s future. The crisis is likely to lead to a period of sustained disequilibrium and instability.

IISS-US Discussion Meeting

Energy Security and the Ukraine Crisis

The Ukraine crisis has intensified the debate about the energy relationship between Kiev and Moscow and, more widely, the political implications of the natural gas trade between Europe and Russia and Ukraine’s role as the key transit state.

Ukraine Crisis

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