Articles on Ukraine Crisis

Romania ahead of the EU presidency (Commentary)

Luka Orešković - 11 December 2018

Bucharest should use the six-month rotating presidency of the European Council to work on the country’s European image

UN peacekeeping in Donbas? The stakes of the Russia-Ukraine conflict (Commentary)

Andreas Umland - 08 June 2018

A transitional UN peacekeeping mission in, and international civilian administration of, Donbas would have two major benefits.

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.

Kaliningrad: From boomtown to battle-station (Commentary)

Sergey Sukhankin - 27 March 2017

The deployment of Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad has raised fears in Europe that the territory is becoming Russia's key battle-station.

Donbas: Beyond war (Commentary)

Vladimir Rafeyenko - 20 March 2017

Beyond the headlines, what is the human cost of the war in the Donbas? 

Western solidarity with Ukraine: Do it yourself (Commentary)

Jana Kobzova - 15 July 2016

Kyiv is making a dangerous mistake in confusing western solidarity with unconditional support for the Ukrainian government and its policies.

The domestic logic of Ukraine’s Crimea “blockade” (Commentary)

Gustav Gressel - 03 December 2015

Ukraine's escalation of Crimea "blockade" is a reaction to increasing domestic discontent, but risks feeding Russian propaganda

Local elections in Donbas risk scuttling the Minsk agreement (Commentary)

Fredrik Wesslau - 14 September 2015

Will free and fair elections take place in eastern Ukraine, with Russian proxies threatening to host rival polls?

Ukraine’s hot political autumn (Commentary)

Jana Kobzova - 09 September 2015

Monday’s violent protest outside the parliament and the departure from the coalition of the Radical Party have kicked off Ukraine’s hot political autumn.

Is Europe losing Ukraine? (Commentary)

Gustav Gressel - 30 July 2015

As Germany's politicians return to their constituencies, a summer of resentment against Europe is brewing in Ukraine