Articles on Ukraine Crisis

The revolution in Putin’s head (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 29 April 2014

In Moscow, the ideological, geopolitical and economic rule book is being rewritten.

Despite Crimea, Finland and Sweden stay wary of NATO (Commentary)

Suvi Turtiainen - 22 April 2014

Russia's North-Western neighbours take a cautious approach after events in Crimea.

Putin's plan (Commentary)

Stefan Meister - 17 April 2014

Everything Putin is doing in Ukraine is intended to improve his bargaining position with the West.

The role of Russian gas in Ukraine (Commentary)

Chi-Kong Chyong - 16 April 2014

Russian gas has a profound effect on Ukraine's politics and economy.

European insecurity after Crimea (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 11 April 2014

The "express annexation" of Crimea has raised the issue of the continuing need for security guarantees in Europe.

Why Crimea matters (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 10 April 2014

The annexation of Crimea could begin the dissolution of the western-led international order

Russia, Europe, and the new international order (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 09 April 2014

The premise of an international order defined by the West and shared by the rest has been shown to be faulty.

Ukraine’s May Presidential Election and the Politics of East and West (Commentary)

Oleksandr Andreyev and Andrew Wilson - 07 April 2014

The May elections will once again be dominated by the East-West question, with the usual suspects as front runners.

Russian roulette over Iran nuclear deal? Not yet. (Commentary)

Ellie Geranmayeh - 01 April 2014

Europe should keep a firewall between nuclear talks with Iran and the standoff over Ukraine with Russia.

The challenges for Ukraine’s presidential election (Commentary)

Janek Lasocki - 26 March 2014

On Sunday 25 May, President Putin permitting, 36.5 million voters will go to the polls in Ukraine to vote for a successor to President Viktor Yanukovych