Russia and Eurasia
- Mar 12, 2015
Every generation or so, experts debate whether we need to do more to control the technologies that can be used to make fissile material for nuclear weapons or for peaceful nuclear energy.
- Mar 10, 2015
The CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program is pleased to invite you to a discussion with Dr. Phillip Karber, President of the Potomac Foundation, a defense and foreign policy think-tank. Dr. Karber, who is also a former DOD official and veteran defense analyst, will discuss Russia's "hybrid warfare" campaign in eastern Ukraine.
- Mar 9, 2015
The Brzezinski Institute on Geostrategy is pleased to invite you to a conversation with Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, former National Security Adviser and current CSIS counselor and trustee.
- Feb 2, 2015
In December 2014, Russia announced unexpectedly that it was cancelling its South Stream gas pipeline project. Instead, during a visit to Ankara, Putin unveiled a new pipeline project that would send additional gas to Europe through Turkey to the Greek border, which he dubbed Turkish Stream.
- Jan 15, 2015
Please join us for a discussion with leading Russian opposition figure and State Duma Deputy Ilya Ponomarev on the situation in Russia and Eastern Europe, Russia’s pro-democracy opposition, and the development of U.S.-Russia relations. Ilya Ponomarev is a Social Democrat and a member of the State Duma representing the city of Novosibirsk.
- Dec 12, 2014
The challenges of developing Siberia have vexed Tsarist, and now Russian Federation governments for more than a century. The promise of tapping Siberia's mineral and resource riches tantalizes, but the massive logistical, climactic, and geographic obstacles are daunting.
- Dec 5, 2014
Please join us for the Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering WMD (PASCC) semi-annual workshop on nuclear, chemical, and biological threats. This half-day session will present findings from ongoing and recently completed research projects and workshops in the areas of strategic relations with nuclear-armed states, and countering chemical and biological threats.
- Nov 17, 2014
Twenty years ago, in November 1994, the United States and Kazakhstan completed an unprecedented, highly secret, joint operation removing approximately 600 kilograms of highly enriched uranium from a former Soviet nuclear plant in Ust-Kamenogorsk to permanent storage in the United States. The operation, dubbed "Project Sapphire", was funded by the U.S. Department of Defense's Cooperative Threat Reduction (Nunn-Lugar) Program.
- Nov 14, 2014
Please join us for an important discussion that will assess the new dynamics in Europe’s security landscape and evaluate the challenges of the past year in light of the upcoming one-year anniversary of the Euromaidan revolution in Ukraine.
- Nov 4, 2014
In light of recent and troubling maritime and airspace incursion incidents in the Baltic Sea region, this roundtable will examine and assess the impact of NATO’s Readiness Action Plan, European Reassurance Initiative, as well as future exercise and training plans for Northern Europe.