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Andrew Wilson

Senior Policy Fellow

Languages: Russian, Ukrainian, some Belarusian, conversational French
Areas of Expertise: Ukraine; comparative politics of democratisation in the post-Soviet states; political technology

Andrew Wilson is a senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. His topics of focus include Ukraine, comparative politics of democratisation in the post-Soviet states, and political technology 

Wilson is Professor in Ukrainian Studies at University College London. His book Ukraine Crisis: What the West Needs to Know was published by Yale in October 2014 in the UK and in November in the USA. He has worked extensively on the comparative politics of the post-Soviet states since 1990. His other books include Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship (2011), The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation (Third edition, 2009), Ukraine’s Orange Revolution (2005) and Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World  (2005).


Latest from Andrew Wilson

  • Ukraine decides, second round: part two

    Andrew Wilson - 4 February, 2010

    On Sunday 7 February Yuliya Tymoshenko and Viktor Yanukovych go head to head in the second round of Ukraine's presidential elections, the first since 2004's Orange Revolution. In the second installment of his election blog, Andrew Wilson looks at the front-runner, Yanukovych

    Ukraine Decides, second round: Part One

    Andrew Wilson - 4 February, 2010

    On Sunday 7 February Yuliya Tymoshenko and Viktor Yanukovych go head to head in the second round of Ukraine's presidential elections, the first since 2004's Orange Revolution. Andrew Wilson has started his blog up again. First instalment: A Difficult Week for Tymoshenko.

    Ukraine decides: Part Six

    Andrew Wilson - 22 January, 2010

    The dust has settled on the first round of voting in the Ukrainian presidential elections. Andrew Wilson tries to make sense of the results

    Ukraine decides: Part Five

    Andrew Wilson - 18 January, 2010

    The first results are coming in after Ukraine's presidential elections on Sunday. Andrew Wilson looks at what these first figures mean

    Ukraine decides: Part Four

    Andrew Wilson - 18 January, 2010

    On Sunday 17 January Ukraine held its first presidential elections since the 2004 Orange Revolution. In the third installment of his blog, Andrew Wilson gives his immediate reaction to the day of voting

    Ukraine Decides: Part Three

    Andrew Wilson - 16 January, 2010

    On Sunday 17 January Ukraine holds its first presidential elections since the 2004 Orange Revolution. In the third installment of his blog, Andrew Wilson tells us what to watch out for on election night

    Ukraine decides: Part Two

    Andrew Wilson - 15 January, 2010

    On Sunday 17 January Ukraine holds its first presidential elections since the 2004 Orange Revolution. In the second installment of his blog, Andrew Wilson examines why Europe should care about the vote.

    Ukraine Decides

    Andrew Wilson - 13 January, 2010

    On Sunday 17 January Ukraine holds its first presidential elections since the 2004 Orange Revolution. Read Andrew Wilson's blog from Ukraine here: Installment One - What happened to the Orange Revolution?

    The Rise And Fall (And Rise?) Of Arseniy Yatsenyuk

    Andrew Wilson - 19 October, 2009

    Ukraine's election campaign kicks off today - Andrew Wilson discusses Yatsenyuk's future.

    Zmarnowana szansa Putina

    Andrew Wilson - 5 October, 2009

    Kryzys gospodarczy nie nakłoni rosyjskich władz do drugiej pierestrojki.

    What Does Russia Think?

    Andrew Wilson - 2 October, 2009

    If we want to deal with Russia, we need to understand it. But the EU doesn't want to.

    Yalta gathering provides rare forum for boosting image

    Andrew Wilson - 1 October, 2009

    Ukraines?s YES annual conference in Yalta is the closest thing Ukraine has to Russia?s Valdai to promote its image.

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