The Russian invasion of Ukraine has put pressure on smaller and more vulnerable states from the Black Sea to the Baltic. What is Russia’s game plan? How will NATO respond to new threats? What role should the United States play? To answer these questions and more, we are pleased to feature Mitchell Orenstein. A Senior Fellow in FPRI’s new Eurasia Program, Orenstein is Professor of Central and East European politics in the Slavic Department of the University of Pennsylvania.