Russia and Eurasia

Russia and Eurasia

CSIS has multiple programs and scholars who work on the many issues related to the transformation of Russia and the Soviet Union’s former states in Central Asia and the Caucasus.

The Russia and Eurasia Program anchors the many programs and scholars at CSIS whose work touches upon this critical region. The interactive Ukraine Crisis Timeline allows you to stay up to date on events in Ukraine and see how we got to where we are today.


  • Providing analysis and policy recommendations on the growing geopolitical and strategic challenges in the Arctic.

  • The Russia and Eurasia Program leads work on this strategically important crossroads.

  • Many programs and scholars at CSIS, especially the Russia and Eurasia Program, analyze the host of issues related to this important region, especially security, energy, transit, and trade.

  • Led by the Russia and Eurasia Program, CSIS works on all facets of the foreign policy, security, economic, and energy issues related to Russia.

Studying Russia and Eurasia