Jonathan Eyal

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A person stands behind textured glass at an address  linked by local media to former MI6 officer Christopher Steele, who is currently in hiding. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Former MI6 officer Christopher Steele was still in hiding on Friday night, as the storm over his dossier about Donald Trump’s alleged links to Russia(...)

A Russian navy missile boat of the Black Sea Fleet prepares for a voyage at the Crimean city of Sevastopol. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

Romanian defence minister Mihnea Motoc has warned that Russia is causing a “constant degradation” of security on Nato’s eastern flank, but expressed c(...)

British  prime minister David Cameron   with Russian  president Vladimir Putin   in  2014: “We are not facing a cold war but we are definitely facing an entrenched position from both sides,” Dr Jonathan Eyal, international director at the Royal United Services Institute has said. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

The revelations of the Litvinenko inquiry will be “potentially very damaging” for relationships between Britain and Russia and make any chance of “bu(...)

Soldiers returning from particiption in Operation Storm, which in just three days reclaimed almost 20 per cent of Croatia’s territory. Photograph: Ilie Bumbac/AFP/Getty Images

Not so long ago in eastern Europe, a region on the periphery of a country in crisis took up arms against the new government. With the help of fighters(...)