• Mar 21
    NATIONAL IDENTITY DEBATE: Should Kyiv embrace country’s multicultural heritage or strive for a more Ukrainian Ukraine?

    For the past quarter of a century, Ukraine’s post-Soviet national identity crisis has been a constant point of political contention and source of social tension. What is the best route to future national cohesion, security, and prosperity? Maidan memorial: the Russian hybrid war has united Ukrainians as never before but national identity issues remain politically… Read more »

  • Mar 19
    REPORT | DEMOCRACY AND STABILITY IN UKRAINE

    The situation in Ukraine was a major concern for the European Democrats during the last European parliamentary elections of spring 2014.

  • Mar 18
    ARTICLE | IT’S A LONELIER WORLD FOR VLADIMIR PUTIN

    Russian rulers have long been content to accept fear and awe in lieu of respect and admiration, and by that standard, Putin shone in 2016. This year that is proving a tougher gig to keep up, as he prepares for what might be his last presidential election in 2018.

  • Mar 18
    REPORT | UKRAINE HUMANITARIAN NEEDS OVERVIEW 2017

    While absent from the international radar, the conflict in eastern Ukraine and its resulting humanitarian needs are a daily reality for 4.4 million people affected by the conflict, with no hopes for a quick end to their suffering.

  • Mar 13
    ARTICLE | MAPPING TRANSITION IN EASTERN EUROPE

    The article was first published at Social Platform. With rise of populism, illiberalism and xenophobia in EU’s Eastern Europe, a key question has become “what went wrong?”. A region considered a textbook example for transition, EU integration and democratisation, now writes alarming headlines almost every day. With the global West being caught in its own… Read more »