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.
Decentralization reforms in Ukraine have begun to deliver results, but the government in Kyiv needs to find creative ways to ensure successful completion of the process.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Kiev is pursuing a tried and tested approach to the conflict in eastern Ukraine: stalling for time. A political settlement is distant, despite speculation to the contrary.
The challenge facing the Trump administration is to skillfully manage, rather than permanently resolve, current tensions with Moscow.