Articles on Wider Europe

Europe seen from Ukraine (Commentary)

Hanna Hopko - 15 September 2017

A strong Europe needs a strong Ukraine

Putin’s peacekeepers: Beware of Russians bearing gifts (Commentary)

Fredrik Wesslau - 11 September 2017

The West should engage with Russia's peacekeeping proposal - but skeptically and with clear conditions.

Poland: The importance of being president (Commentary)

Joanna Hosa - 25 July 2017

As rifts appear in the ruling camp, the turmoil in Poland is far from over.

Window of opportunity closes on Cyprus reunification (Commentary)

Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 12 July 2017

The failure of Cyprus talks leaves Turkey’s formal accession process with the EU hanging by a thread.

Trump-Putin meeting: Much ado about nothing (Commentary)

Fyodor Lukyanov - 07 July 2017

The American political environment will not allow the administration to go easy on Russia.

Why Stalin’s popularity doesn’t have to be as terrifying as it seems (Commentary)

Anna Arutunyan - 29 June 2017

Stalin's increasing popularity in Russia is worrying, but its importance should not be exaggerated.

Tangled up in lucre (Commentary)

Anna Arutunyan - 12 June 2017

How the Russian authorities are weaponising ‘financial sloppiness’ to crack down on dissidents

A Macronian message for Putin (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 27 May 2017

Macron has an important opportunity to influence Putin's views on the European Union.

What does Russia want? (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 26 May 2017

The nature of the 'Russia challenge' – and how to address it.

G7 shirking its responsibilities on Russia (Commentary)

Mark Galeotti - 25 May 2017

If sanctions are considered not to be working, then the answer is not to lift them, but to strengthen them.