Articles on Ukraine

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.

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 EU's relationship with Ukraine: fling or partnership? (Commentary)

Jana Kobzova - 14 March 2013

Brussels and Kyiv have been at loggerheads for over a year and the recent EU-Ukraine summit has not broken the deadlock. Will the fling between the EU and Ukraine that is now a decade old end bitterly or will it finally mature into a real partnership?


A European goal for Ukraine (Commentary)

Andrew Wilson - 18 May 2012

The question whether to boycott the European Championships in Ukraine has become a hotly debated issue. But there are a number of other steps the EU and Member States can and should take to link the “Euros” with European values.