Dmitri Trenin

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Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center.

Graduated from the Military Institute (now Military University) in Moscow. Holds a Ph.D. degree in History.

Served in the Soviet and Russian army. Liaison officer in the external relations branch of the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany (Potsdam). Senior lecturer at the Military Institute. Member of the delegation at the Geneva talks on nuclear and space weapons. Senior research fellow at the NATO Defense College and fellow at the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Head of the scientific council, lead researcher and chairman of the Foreign and Security Policy program of the Carnegie Moscow Center.

Since 2008, Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center.

Author of over 10 books published in Russia, the USA, Germany, China and other countries.

Academic focus: transatlantic and Eurasian security, international relations, Russian foreign policy, geopolitics and globalization, and post-soviet Eurasia.

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21 October 2019
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

The Syrian Crisis Is Now Russia’s to Resolve
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6 June 2019
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Russia, China Are Key and Close Partners
264
20 May 2019
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

The Relationship Between the USA and Russia in the Trump Era
2543
19 February 2019
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

State of Play: Russia and the Fraying West
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6 December 2018
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Containing the Kerch Crisis
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16 July 2018
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Détente Revisited in Helsinki
2644
29 March 2018
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Russia and Ukraine: From Brothers to Neighbors
1682
18 September 2015
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Like It or Not, America and Russia Need to Cooperate in Syria
2487
18 June 2015
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Harsh Realities in Ukraine
1591
13 February 2015
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

The Disturbing Legacy of the Ukraine Crisis
822
29 August 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Russia’s New National Strategy
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19 August 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

The Russian Convoy
1657
12 August 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Silence in the Air on Eastern Ukraine
1062
31 July 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Europe's Nightmare Coming True: America vs. Russia...Again
1275
28 July 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

MH17, part of larger Ukraine crisis, likely to be politicized
1189
21 July 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Ukraine and the aftermath of the downing of flight MH17
3644
18 July 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Malaysia and Ukraine
1174
3 July 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

U.S.-Russian Diplomatic Normalcy: One Small Step Nearer?
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29 May 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Get Ready World: The U.S.-Russian Rivalry Is Back
1163
27 May 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Elections Mark the End of the Ukraine Conflict’s First Stage
1089
21 May 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Russia and China: The Russian Liberals’ Revenge
1568
6 May 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Ukraine Burning
1827
11 April 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Transnistria: A Gathering Storm
2743
8 April 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Five Issues at Stake in the Arctic
2745
31 March 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Russia: Pivoting to Asia or Just to China?
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28 February 2014
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Keep a Lid on Crimea
1343
22 November 2013
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

A New Russia Policy for Germany
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3 October 2013
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Russia Is Defending Its Own Interests With Its Stance on Syria
1321
13 September 2013
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

The West Just Doesn’t Get Putin
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2 July 2013
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Vladimir Putin’s Fourth Vector
1242
12 February 2013
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

The Mythical Alliance: Russia’s Syria Policy
1372
29 January 2013
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Revising the concept of Eurasia
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28 January 2013
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

The End of the EU-Russia Relationship As You Know It
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6 December 2012
Dmitri Trenin

Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center

Russia’s Pacific Future: Solving the South Kuril Islands Dispute

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
 
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