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.
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.
A new survey highlights the views of people displaced by the conflict in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region.
There is a paucity of Ukrainian opinion poll data at a time when this should be vital information for anybody interested in helping Ukraine’s reform process.
A recent decision by the OSCE to revive arms-control talks is unlikely to achieve much without simultaneous efforts to resolve protracted conflicts in Eastern Europe.