Roy Allison, Margot Light and Stephen White

This authoritative work examines recent changes in Russia's relations with the EU and NATO and explores the patterns of support for these various orientations among its own elites and public.

This authoritative work examines recent changes in Russia's relations with the EU and NATO and explores the patterns of support for these various orientations among its own elites and public.

  • Investigates Russian engagement with the enlarged European Union and NATO.
  • Evaluates the serious choices to be made on both sides about the obstacles to good relations, and about the policies to enable a form of Russian 'inclusion without membership'.
  • Draws on extensive interviews with Russian decision-makers as well as a body of new survey evidence, official sources and recently published debates.
  • Anticipates the issues that will become increasingly prominent, including competition in the 'common neighbourhood' and controversy over the role of values in shaping Russia's future position in Europe.