The crisis in Ukraine has pushed the European Union to become a different kind of policy actor.
The West has long been a font of stability, prosperity, and security. Yet when faced with global instability and economic uncertainty, it is tempting for states to react by closing borders, hoarding wealth, and solidifying power.
If Kyiv draws new battle lines in the country’s language war, Moscow is ready to restart its side of this conflict.
A new survey reveals that people living through the war in eastern Ukraine are not characterized by clear-cut ethnic or political identities.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is overstretched, underfunded, and assailed on all sides, yet its work has never been so essential.
In the past year, Ukraine’s reform progress slowed as the president consolidated power and key decentralization reforms met opposition in the parliament.
Ukraine should prioritize domestic governance while building trust at home and credibility abroad.
Case studies from eight countries show how civic activism across the world is evolving and reveal crosscutting themes relevant to the future of civil society support.
By reminding themselves of 2014’s sequence of events, and of Crimea’s long and varied history, observers can avoid buying into the Russian narrative that legitimizes the annexation.
A pending court case between Ukraine and Russia is a political act by Kyiv to raise its international profile—and is more important than many might think.