May 03, 2019

Demystifying Putin: Dr. Angela Stent on What Putin Wants

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Rachel Rizzo and Dr. Angela Stent

Dr. Angela Stent, Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University, provides an answer to the oft-asked question: what does Putin want? She weighs in on all things Russia, including whether Putin will accept junior partner status in Russia’s partnership with China. She also takes us beyond problems and identifies policy solutions for how the United States should move forward with Russia.

  • Commentary
    • War on the Rocks
    • June 16, 2022
    Strange Debacle: Misadventures In Assessing Russian Military Power

    Russia’s botched invasion of Ukraine has befuddled most defense analysts and Russia experts....

    By Chris Dougherty

  • Commentary
    • May 11, 2022
    Sharper: The Authoritarianism Challenge

    Autocratic leadership is on the rise globally. Even in democratic nations, leaders are eroding checks on their power and weakening institutions. The use of illiberal technolog...

    By Anna Pederson

  • Commentary
    • Foreign Affairs
    • May 9, 2022
    Can Ukraine’s Military Keep Winning?

    Ukraine’s military has undergone a radical transformation over the past eight years, thanks to intensive reorganization and reform efforts and billions of dollars in Western s...

    By Margarita "Rita" Konaev & Polina Beliakova

  • Commentary
    • Politico
    • May 5, 2022
    Is Russia Better Off Without Putin? The Answer is Changing.

    To figure out whether we would be better off without Putin, though, we first need to weigh something else: How would Putin’s departure from power affect Russia? Would a leader...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Erica Frantz

View All Reports View All Articles & Multimedia