- Daily Brief
- December 8, 2021
Amid a slew of familiar and unfavourable faces, Putin is likely to win another term as president.
Russian politics and foreign policy will take centre stage for in 2018.
A focus on short-term gains may lead to blowback for Beijing and Russia’s state-owned oil company.
Any hope for a reset in US-Russia relations under President Donald Trump have all but vanished.
China and Russia champion ‘cyber sovereignty’ but the idea may collapse under its economic weight.
The muted Russia-China rivalry has extended to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
Russia is looking to build a more friendly security status quo after the NATO Summit.
Russia’s return to Afghanistan will put it at odds with NATO in yet another theatre.
NATO should beware Russian cyber-attacks on the digitally dependent Baltics.
NATO’s unpreparedness for cyberwar with Russia leaves its Eastern European members exposed.
NATO and Russia are spiralling into a trap of tit-for-tat escalation.
President Lukashenko’s flirtation with Europe is hurting Belarus’ relationship with Russia