Articles on Wider Europe

Easing the EU’s Eastern Partnership fatigue (Commentary)

Jana Kobzova - 16 November 2017

The EU is right to demand reforms from its Eastern Partners – but its own expectations need to adjust to the region’s realities

Hybrid diss: What Oxxxymiron’s rap battle tells us about Russia-US relations (Commentary)

Anna Arutunyan - 02 November 2017

Insecurity sits at the heart of what has been termed Russia’s “assault” on Western democracies.

Turkey-US relations locked into a downward spiral (Commentary)

Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 27 October 2017

Think Turkey’s relationship with Europe is bad? Think again.

Make laws not war: Ukrainian president and parliament push for peace resolution in Donbas (Commentary)

Olexiy Haran and Petro Burkovskiy - 23 October 2017

New laws to strengthen Ukraine's control over Donbas and pave the way for conflict resolution.

What to do about Turkey? (Commentary)

Fredrik Wesslau - 17 October 2017

Suspending Turkey’s EU accession process would be a strategic mistake of historic proportions.

Donbas war will be won by force of example, not arms (Commentary)

Mark Galeotti - 16 October 2017

Those who argue that reform must take second place to military victory are in effect cheerleading for the kleptocrats.

What Europe can do for the Western Balkans (Commentary)

Vessela Tcherneva - 13 October 2017

It is high time for the EU to move beyond ‘stabilocracy’ and stand up to ethnic nationalist kleptocrat political leaders.

Is peace in Donbas possible? (Commentary)

Carl Bildt - 12 October 2017

An ambitious international peacekeeping and transition operation is badly needed in the Donbas.

Russia and the West: Handling the clash of worldviews (Commentary)

Vygaudas Usackas - 04 October 2017

While defending the EU's interests and values, we should continue to retain bridges with the Russian people.

Europe seen from Ukraine (Commentary)

Hanna Hopko - 15 September 2017

A strong Europe needs a strong Ukraine