Articles on Ukraine

Is peace in Donbas possible? (Commentary)

Carl Bildt - 12 October 2017

An ambitious international peacekeeping and transition operation is badly needed in the Donbas.

Europe seen from Ukraine (Commentary)

Hanna Hopko - 15 September 2017

A strong Europe needs a strong Ukraine

Putin’s peacekeepers: Beware of Russians bearing gifts (Commentary)

Fredrik Wesslau - 11 September 2017

The West should engage with Russia's peacekeeping proposal - but skeptically and with clear conditions.

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? 

Ukraine: Waiting for Donald, worrying about the EU (Commentary)

Andrew Wilson - 18 January 2017

Ukraine's prospects are under threat from developments on both sides of the Atlantic.

Ukraine’s rising Euroscepticism (Commentary)

Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 22 December 2016

Ukraine’s pivot towards the West has barely begun, but fatigue and frustration are already setting in.

Post-truth politics in Ukraine: A ‘common sense’ campaign that is anything but (Commentary)

Andrew Wilson - 25 November 2016

The seemingly innocuous initiative to restore economic relations between Kyiv and Moscow is really Russia's latest move against the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.

Russia happy but wary in anticipation of a ‘new reset’ (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 09 November 2016

Trump’s worldview is viewed as more likely to accommodate Russia’s ‘spheres of influence’ but his unpredictability is as much a worry for the Kremlin as it is for others.

Ukraine, Trump and the new unpredictability (Commentary)

Andrew Wilson - 09 November 2016

Kyiv’s relationship with Washington could get very bumpy, very quickly.