Commentaryby Tornike Zurabashvili
If friends of Ukraine and Georgia want to achieve a lasting security on the eastern frontiers of Europe, they should invest their time and energy to minimise intra-European divisions.
No reforms, no aid for Ukraine
by Josh Cohen - 06th May, 2016
The West should require Kyiv to take these specific steps to fight graft before disbursing further aid.
Hungary in the grip of a bear hug
by Dariusz Kalan - 05th May, 2016
After six years of Orbán’s government, the country is much more dependent on Russia than it was in 2010, while Russia has gained influence over Hungarian politics, and potentially a way to interfere in EU decision-making.
Banning the Mejlis: From “carrots” to “gauntlets”
by Ridvan Bari Urcosta - 19th April, 2016
Russia tried using “carrots” to incentivise and co-opt the Crimean Tatars, but now it is resorting to “gauntlets” instead.
Countering Russian expansionism: Blueprints for a new security alliance
by Andreas Umland - 18th April, 2016
Prospects for a central and eastern European security union
Georgia: Fearing the worst from the Karabakh flare-up
by Tornike Zurabashvili - 12th April, 2016
Georgia fears that Nagorno-Kharabakh hostilities could draw in powerful neighbours, Turkey and Russia
Erase and Rewind: Moldova’s Constitutional Reform
by Stanislav Secrieru - 07th April, 2016
The timing and political consequences of the decision to repeal the constitutional amendments seem to confirm suspicions over the independence of the court.
Kaliningrad: Russia’s stagnant enclave
by Sergey Sukhankin - 31st March, 2016
On 1 April, Kaliningrad’s special economic zone privileges expire, meaning that it will lose its right to duty-free trade and will have to stand on its own two feet.
How EU conditionality is helping to transform Ukraine
by Janek Lasocki - 22nd March, 2016
Despite war, and political and economic uncertainty, Ukraine has made remarkable progress since its revolution in fundamentally reforming its state