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Putins grymhet påminner om Stalins terror i Ukraina, skriver Gunnar Hökmark på Expressen debatt

November 26, 2022
“Retoriken om att bekämpa det ukrainska folket för vad de är har en länk till den sovjetiska historia som Putin försöker tysta ner. Precis som ...

Anders Åslund writes for Project Syndicate

December 7, 2021
Although US intelligence agencies are warning that Russia is mobilizing its ground forces for an attack on Ukraine, it is still tempting to think that Russian President Vladimir Putin would never actually follow through on such a risky move. Yet ...

Anders Åslund writes for the Atlantic Council

November 20, 2021
In recent weeks, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been escalating his hybrid war against the Western world. However, his annual speech to Russian ambassadors on November 18 saw Putin at his most uninspired and defensive. Freeworld Forum’s Senior Fellow Anders Åslund ...

Anders Åslund writes for Project Syndicate

November 18, 2021
With the Kremlin intent on dividing and weakening the European Union, and now probing for vulnerabilities, Western powers must come together and issue a forceful response. History has shown that there must be no accommodation or turning a blind eye ...

Anders Åslund writes for the Atlantic Council

November 15, 2021
The landmark new US-Ukraine Charter on Strategic Partnership adopted on November 10 is worthy of close attention. Freeworld Forum’s Senior Fellow Anders Åslund argues, in an article for the Atlantic Council, that the Charter truly underlines American commitment to Ukrainian ...

Anders Åslund writes for the Atlantic Council

November 6, 2021
Electricity grid integration must be viewed as a geopolitical priority for Ukraine, Moldova, and the European Union. It can and should be done now. Russia’s recent moves underline the Kremlin’s readiness to use energy in its ongoing hybrid war against ...

Anders Åslund writes for the Atlantic Council

October 22, 2021
The world is currently experiencing its greatest energy crisis since the 1970s. Free World Forum’s Senior Fellow Anders Åslund argues in an article for the Atlantic Council that the US and the EU must react. The current energy impasse started ...

Anders Åslund writes for the Atlantic Council

October 15, 2021
After having created a mess in the electricity market, President Zelenskyy’s Servant of the People party now appears intent on doing the same with the gas market. Faction leader David Arakhamia has proposed a law to “temporarily” prohibit private companies from ...

Anders Åslund writes for the Atlantic Council

October 13, 2021
How stable and sustainable is the Belarusian economy? Freeworld Forum’s Senior Fellow Anders Åslund writes about the effect of Western sanctions on the economy. Alyaksandr Lukashenka rose to power as manager of a state farm. To a significant degree, this ...

Anders Åslund writes for Just Security

September 30, 2021
The World Bank’s “Doing Business Index,” is a thorn for Kleptocrats, and must therefore be protected, argues Freeworld Forum’s Senior Fellow Anders Åslund in Just Security. This index is contentious among authoritarian kleptocrats because it has given outside observers from ...