Russia – World in Focus


The Minsk (dis)agreement and Europe’s security order

Report on Crimea annexation in the context of a debate on the European security model and Russian policy towards the West. The analysis presents the risks of the Minsk agreement implementation.

published by Stefan Batory Foundation/ Heinrich Böll Foundation in Warsaw

authors Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz, Piotr Buras

The report is available at the website of Heinrich Böll Foundation, free of charge.


Dealing with Authoritarian Regimes: Challenges for a Value-based Foreign Policy

The article deals with the questions of foreign policy within different regimes, from authoritarian to democratic, and poses the question how foreign policy should be shaped today.

publisher Heinrich Böll Foundation Berlin Office

author Ralf Fücks

Report  can be downloaded on the website of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, free of charge.


The Rulers and the Ruled in Today’s Russia

Report on Russia’s domestic politics and relations between Russian society and its government.

publisher Institute of Public Affairs/ Heinrich Böll Foundation Warsaw Office

author Grzegorz Gromadzki

Report  can be downloaded on the website of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, free of charge.


Who will succeed Vladimir Putin?

Is it too early to start speculating about the next Russian leader after Vladimir Putin? After nearly 16 years in power there have been some recent rumours which indicate that a search for Putin’s successor is currently taking place.

publisher: New Eastern Europe, Issue 3-4 2016: One for all, all for one?

author: Marcel H. Van Herpen

Full article available on dropbox.


Ensuring Deterrence against Russia: The View from NATO’s Front-Line States

The report examines perceptions of Russia by (non)governmental experts from six neighbouring countries regarding how NATO should respond to Kremplin’s actions, with an emphasis on how nuclear issues should be addressed.

publisher Heinrich Böll Foundation Washington Office
author Miles Pomper

Report and review on the closed experts’ debate can be found, free of charge, on the website of Heinrich Böll Foundation.


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