Articles on Ukraine Crisis

Arming Ukraine is a bad idea (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 11 February 2015

Ukraine is the victim of Russian aggression, but Europe must play its own game, not Russia’s.

Lessons from Munich (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 09 February 2015

As Europe pushes for negotiation over Ukraine, the Munich Security Conference showed the depth of division not only between Russia and the West, but between the Western partners as well.

The new Russia, the new Ukraine, and Europe’s future (Commentary)

George Soros - 03 February 2015

The future of the EU depends on helping the new Ukraine stand up to a resurgent Russia.

The Ukraine-Russia War (Commentary)

Gustav Gressel - 26 January 2015

Ukraine is at war with Russia and only the West can turn the tide – but will it?

Why should the EU cooperate with the EEU? (Commentary)

Vladislav Inozemtsev - 26 January 2015

The EU lacks a rational partner in the East, but that does not mean it should curry favour with an unreasonable one.

The real problem with Mogherini’s Russia paper (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 20 January 2015

The EU is at risk of fundamentally misunderstanding Russia’s motivations in its foreign policy, which could spell real danger.

What else could we have done? Ukraine after Vilnius (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 28 November 2014

On the anniversary of the Vilnius Summit, it is clear that the EU had no better options than the ones it chose. 

Euro Maidan must not become another Orange Revolution (Commentary)

Janek Lasocki - 21 November 2014

One year after the start of the demonstrations, an eye witness assesses what has changed in Ukraine.

Towards Greater Europe through humanitarian cooperation? (Commentary)

Andrei Kortunov & Irina Busygina - 19 November 2014

Has the crisis in Ukraine completely erased the idea of Greater Europe from the agendas of politicians and analysts?

How should Europe respond to Russia? The German view (Commentary)

Markus Wehner - 18 November 2014

Germany’s willingness to enter into dialogue is explained by the fact that it feels a special responsibility towards Russia stemming from complicated history.