Articles on Wider Europe

The authoritarian entente: Sino-Russian security cooperation (Commentary)

Gustav Gressel - 17 October 2019

Sino-Russian arrangements for deepening cooperation on surveillance technology codify a process that has been going on for years.

Borrell will face centrifugal forces in the Balkans (Commentary)

Vessela Tcherneva - 10 October 2019

The future high representative recognises the scale of the geopolitical challenge in the Balkans. But it won’t be up to him alone to meet this challenge.

Taking on climate change: The new east-west divide? (Commentary)

Marin Lessenski - 04 October 2019

The Green New Deal is the incoming European Commission’s lead priority. But it may struggle to battle on so many fronts at once.

Trump’s Ukrainegate could help Ukraine (Commentary)

Joanna Hosa - 30 September 2019

The US president's impeachment process ensures Ukraine stays on the radar of Americans - and this may work to Ukraine's advantage

Ukraine prisoner swap: A sign of hope or desperation? (Commentary)

Gustav Gressel - 26 September 2019

The West is drawing the wrong lessons from Ukraine’s exchange of prisoners with Russia. It now risks rushing Kyiv into an unstable ‘resolution’ to the conflict in Donbas

Emmanuel Macron’s very big idea on Russia (Commentary)

Gustav Gressel, Kadri Liik, Jeremy Shapiro, Tara Varma - 25 September 2019

Negotiations with Russia over a new European security order would have huge – to many, alarming – implications for Ukraine, the EU, and the NATO alliance

Shock to the sistema: Ukraine’s youthful new government (Commentary)

Andrew Wilson - 04 September 2019

Will Ukraine's young new leaders begin to reckon with their deep state?

Ukraine’s broadening horizons (Commentary)

Joanna Hosa - 14 August 2019

Zelensky's visit to Turkey signals the growing importance of Turkish-Ukrainian relations

Two decades of Putin (Commentary)

Kadri Liik - 09 August 2019

Two decades on from his ascent to power, Putin cuts a lonely figure in a political desert

Borrell in the Western Balkans (Commentary)

Petrit Selimi - 09 August 2019

Borrell will need to add depth to his dialogue team to ensure a comprehensive deal between Kosovo and Serbia