No silver ballot: The problems with a Donbas referendum (Commentary)
Carl Bildt - 01 August 2018
The war in Donbas is Europe's worst active conflict - a referendum would not help
UN peacekeeping in Donbas? The stakes of the Russia-Ukraine conflict (Commentary)
Andreas Umland - 08 June 2018
A transitional UN peacekeeping mission in, and international civilian administration of, Donbas would have two major benefits.
Ukrainian elections: Poroshenko and proliferating populists (Commentary)
Andrew Wilson - 23 May 2018
Four years after Euromaidan, the overall picture is bleak. Former Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko has established a lead in the polls – but she has done so by profiting from social and economic problems rather than addressing past faults.
Lethal weapon: Has Trump mis-stepped on Ukraine? (Commentary)
Gustav Gressel - 17 May 2018
Sending anti-tank guided weapons to Ukraine is the right decision. But the Trump administration has gone about it the wrong way.
Why Ukraine should become a Balkan country (Commentary)
Günther Fehlinger and Andreas Umland - 29 January 2018
Ukrainian politicians, diplomats, journalists and intellectuals should start paying more attention to how the countries of South-Eastern Europe (SEE) are currently preparing for their entry into the European Union. Kyiv can accelerate its own European integration by entering a number of SEE cooperation formats specifically designed to prepare the Western Balkan states for their future EU membership.
Debacle in the Donbas (Commentary)
Valentin Torba - 24 November 2017
The Donbas is seeing a coup within a coup, as two of the leading separatists turn on each other.
Easing the EU’s Eastern Partnership fatigue (Commentary)
Jana Kobzova - 16 November 2017
The EU is right to demand reforms from its Eastern Partners – but its own expectations need to adjust to the region’s realities
by Andrew Wilson - 27th October, 2017
Dramatic change may not be on the cards, but the EU can and should shift to a ‘status quo plus’ approach that builds on existing activity.
There is no room for complacency in Europe’s stance towards Russia and Ukraine.
by Gustav Gressel - 05th October, 2016
Reforms in key state institutions, such as the judiciary, have failed to deliver results.
by Various authors - 09th June, 2016
Europe shouldn’t be afraid of Russian and Chinese efforts to integrate the Eurasian landmass, but should absorb them into its international order