Tag Archives: EU

Has Russian Energy Influence in Europe Waned?

With the rapid fall of crude oil prices and the diversification of energy markets around the world, Russia continues to try and wield its energy wealth as a political weapon throughout Eurasia despite attempts to curtail the Kremlin’s influence.

How to Deal with Putin

By Connor Phillips. “I guess I’ll shake your hand,” huffed Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper as Russian President Vladimir Putin approached

The Torch is Passed

By Connor Phillips. Twenty-five years ago this month, an East German Politburo member named Gunter Schabowski made one of the