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Part 1. Twentieth-century Poland: War and Cold War

  1. Seven days that shook the world (PDF, 0.1MB)
  2. A difficult neighbourhood (PDF, 0.1MB)
  3. Jan Karski’s valiant failures (PDF, 0.1MB)
  4. The worst of both worlds: Captain Witold Pilecki between Hitler and Stalin (PDF, 0.1MB)
  5. Speaking truth to power and prejudice (PDF, 0.1MB)

Part 2. Poland and Russia since the fall of communism: Drawing apart

  1. Poland/Russia: Peace or ceasefire? (PDF, 0.2MB)
  2. Heading west, heading east: Impressions from Warsaw and Moscow (PDF, 0.2MB)
  3. Poland at the polls: A win for pragmatism (PDF, 0.1MB)
  4. Poland’s EU presidency: Drawing the short straw (PDF, 0.1MB)

Part 3. Turning points in Ukraine and Belarus

  1. Ukraine: A sharp turn eastwards? (PDF, 0.5MB)
  2. In Belarus, the leopard flaunts his spots (PDF, 0.1MB)

Part 4. Russia and the former Soviet republics: Putinisation at home and abroad

  1. Russia and its western neighbours: A watershed moment (PDF, 0.2MB)
  2. Russia’s elections: Leaving little to chance (PDF, 0.1MB)
  3. Putin’s Ceauşescu moment (PDF, 0.1MB)
  4. Setbacks at home, successes abroad: The mixed fortunes of Vladimir Putin (PDF, 0.1MB)
  5. Putin’s phoney war (PDF, 0.1MB)
  6. Re-enter Putin, weakened and resentful (PDF, 0.1MB)
  7. The real Mr Putin stands up (PDF, 0.1MB)
  8. Towards a greater Putistan? Part 1 (PDF, 0.1MB)
  9. Towards a greater Putistan? Part 2 (PDF, 0.1MB)
  10. Will Putin survive until 2018? (PDF, 0.1MB)
  11. Putin’s re-Sovietisation project and the Ukrainian jewel (PDF, 0.1MB)
  12. Vladimir Putin: Geopolitical wrecking ball (PDF, 0.1MB)
  13. Putin’s annus mirabilis (PDF, 0.4MB)

Part 5. Putin reverts to cold war: Changing the shape of Eurasia

  1. Putin’s last territorial demand (PDF, 0.1MB)
  2. Ukraine: Time to cut a deal? (PDF, 0.1MB)
  3. Russian disinformation and Western misconceptions (PDF, 0.2MB)
  4. Putin’s parallel universe (PDF, 0.2MB)
  5. Putin’s Westpolitik: Back to the USSR (PDF, 0.2MB)
  6. Peace in our time (PDF, 0.2MB)
  7. Ukraine conflict exposes Western weakness on Russia (PDF, 0.1MB)
  8. Bling and propaganda in an ethics-free zone (PDF, 0.1MB)
  9. Making nice and making enemies (PDF, 0.1MB)
  10. Ukraine, out of sight (PDF, 0.1MB)