Articles by Igor Yurgens



Medvedev Should Become Russia's Lee Kuan Yew

Russia is once again falling into the "modernization trap." None of the previous modernization drives empowered property owners or civil society with the power needed to make the process self-sustaining and irreversible.

5 Ways to Bring NATO and Russia Together

On Friday in Lisbon, NATO will adopt a new strategic concept identifying its purpose and priorities for the decade ahead. The credibility of this exercise will be significantly boosted if a day later NATO and Russia can agree on a bilateral strategic concept of their own.

Ending the Silent EU War

There has been little mutual trust lately between the governments of Russia and the European Union. Diplomatic relations between Britain and the Kremlin are at a low since Alexander Litvenenko was murdered -- allegedly by a Russian agent -- in London in 2006.