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  • NATO and Russia – what about the Black Sea?

    Tornike Sharashenidze - 21 July, 2016

    What should be done in order to deter Russia from further aggression in this strategic area?

    Kazakhstan’s triple crisis: a perfect storm in the making?

    Nicolás de Pedro & Ryskeldi Satke - 15 July, 2016

    Increased radicalism, crackdowns, and controversial reforms make for an uncertain succession in troubled times.

    Who’s to blame for Transnistria’s economic crisis?

    Karina Lungu - 7 July, 2016

    Apart from the role of corruption, another cause of the crisis is politics.

    The delayed threat of Strelkov's opposition movement

    Anna Arutunyan - 20 June, 2016

    The former military commander of the Donetsk People’s Republic has launched the All-Russian Nationalist Movement, which is an extremely important development to watch.

    Intermarium - the view from Georgia

    Tornike Zurabashvili - 26 May, 2016

    If friends of Ukraine and Georgia want to achieve a lasting security on the eastern frontiers of Europe, they should invest their time and energy to minimise intra-European divisions.

    How Russia weaponized Eurovision – not

    Anna Arutunyan - 19 May, 2016

    It’s not that pop culture has been weaponised. It’s more that Russia’s geopolitical adventures over the last several years owe at least as much, if not more, to Jerry Springer as they do to Soviet military doctrines.

    EU-Russia relations in the Arctic on ice

    Duncan Depledge and Dmitriy Tulupov - 17 May, 2016

    Pending any major breakthrough in Ukraine or Syria, Brussels needs to decide whether it is willing to compromise its position on Ukraine (perhaps by excluding the Russian offshore Arctic from sanctions) for the sake of symbolic recognition at the Arctic Council of its Arctic…

    No reforms, no aid for Ukraine

    Josh Cohen - 6 May, 2016

    The West should require Kyiv to take these specific steps to fight graft before disbursing further aid.