Russia Makes War in Ukraine and Confronts Europe

Led by Pavel K. Baev
Aug 2014 - Aug 2015



Research Groups


Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Cohesion and Flexibility of NATO's Response to Russia's Problem, The Polish Quarterly of International Affairs 25(1): 22–31.

Book Chapter

Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Russia reinvents itself as a rogue state in the ungovernable multi-polar world, in Lipman, Maria; & Nikolay Petrov, eds, The State of Russia: What Comes Next?. London: Palgrave Macmillan (Pivot) (69–85).
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) The interplay between the "Hybrid war" narrative and the "Sovereignty-Territory-Resources" discourse, in Riccardo Mario Cucciola, ed., The Power State Is Back? the Evolution of Russian Political Thought After 1991. Rome: Reset DoC (98–107).

Non-refereed Journal Article

Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Russia's perilous glorification of militarism, The National Interest: 1–2.

Popular Article

Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Younger Crowd Will Not Rejuvenate Putin’s Court, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 3 October.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Russia’s Economy Deteriorates as Putin Focuses on Squabbles Among Siloviki, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 25 July.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Dialogue With Russia Produces Universal Frustration, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 18 July.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Moscow Promises Responses to US and NATO Activities, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 13 June.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Russia is showing uncharacteristic prudence, Order from Chaos, 2 June.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Putin Commits to Countering New Strategic "Theat" to Russia, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 16 May.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Virtual Militarism Grows Into Real Peril for Russia, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 9 May.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Russia’s Aggressive-Repressive Policies Bring No Long-Term Gains, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 25 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Newly-Formed National Guard Cannot Dispel Putin's Multiple Insecurities, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 11 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Nuclear Security and Arms Control Are Non-Issues for Russia, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 4 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) US Diplomacy Feeds Putin’s Sense of Self-Righteousness, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 28 March.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Putin's Not-Quite-Withdrawal Signifies a Strategic Retreat, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 21 March.
Baev, Pavel K. & Sergey Aleksashenko (2016) Did Putin win in Syria? Or is he cutting his losses?, Order from Chaos, 21 March.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) A Lost Year for Russia, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 29 February.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) For Moscow, Talks Are About Sowing Discord, not Solving Conflicts, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 22 February.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) With Russia overextended elsewhere, Arctic cooperation gets a new chance, Order from Chaos, 18 February.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Russia Bargains and Bluffs for Breakthrough in Ukraine, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 18 January.
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Unfriended: How Russia's Syria quagmire is costing it Middle Eastern allies, Order from Chaos, 7 January.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Putin cannot swallow the Turkish insult – and cannot retaliate, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 30 November.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Putin's Russia seeks place in the international anti-terrorism coalition, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 16 November.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) What is Russian military good for?, Order from Chaos, 4 November.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Putin's desperation deepens as his blunders accumulate, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 19 October.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Putin's Syrian intrigue has yielded zero divedends, European Leadership Network, 1 October.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Will Russian military intervention in Syria continue after today?, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 28 September.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) How Russia and America make the same mistakes in Syria, Order from Chaos, 11 September.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Russia's reputation sinks precipitously in international opinion polls, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 10 August.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) How long can Putin continue doing nothing?, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 27 July.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) The China factor in Russian support for the Iran deal, Order from Chaos, 21 July.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) The air tragedy that condemned Putin's Russia, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 20 July.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Greek agreement and Iranian deal leave Russia disappointed and irrelevant, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 14 July.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Greece's Russian fantasy; Russia's Greek delusion, Order from Chaos, 8 July.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Russia is not strong, and Putin is even weaker, Order from Chaos, 8 June.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Weakening Russia Curtails Population’s Access to Publicly Available Information, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 1 June.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) The Kremlin grows nervous about the future, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 27 May.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Dubious otcome of Kerry's meeting with Putin, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 19 May.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) After the swaggering celebration, a "Now what?" moment for Russia, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 11 May.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) The faltering Russian economy makes a renewed Ukraine offensive more likely, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 20 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Apocalypse a bit later: The meaning of Putin's nuclear threats, Order from Chaos, 1 April.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) After Debaltseve - Is there a chance for ceasefire?, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 23 February.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Diplomacy delivers another pause for struggling Ukraine and sinking Russia, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 9 February.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Amid mounting domestic troubles, Putin tries to regain initiative in Eastern Ukraine, Eurasia Daily Monitor, 26 January.

Conference Paper

Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Military Force: A Driver Aggravating Russia's Decline, presented at Russia in Decline, Washington DC, London, 27 June 2016.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Russian intervention in Syria, presented at Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference, the Jamestown Foundation, Washington DC, 08/12/2015.

Report - External Series

Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Ukraine: A test for Russian military reform, Russie.Nei.Report, 19. Paris: IFRI.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Russian air power is too brittle for brinksmanship, PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo, 398. Washington DC: George Washington University.
Baev, Pavel K. (2015) Russia’s policy in the Middle East imperilled by the Syrian intervention, NOREF Policy Brief. Oslo: NOREF.

Book Review

Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Review of Richard Shirreff, ed., 2017 War with Russia, in JPR .
Baev, Pavel K. (2016) Review of Robert Legvold, ed., Return to Cold War, in JPR .


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