Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, Post-communist transition and development issues

What Can the West Do to Get Putin’s Attention? by Christopher A. Hartwell and Andreas Umland


"What should be done about an increasingly aggressive Russia? The past few weeks have brought more evidence of Moscow’s moves away from international norms and law. From continued denials of complicity in the MH17 tragedy and the bombing of a humanitarian convoy in Syria, to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent exit from the Nuclear Security Pact with the United States, Russia’s behavior is diverging further from the rules-based consensus of the post-Cold War world."


President of CASE, Christopher A. Hartwell, and Andreas Umland, senior research fellow at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation in Kyiv, present the case for smarter sanctions on Russia on the Antlatic Council's blog.


Read the article here.