Bessarabia is a remote multiethnic region in the southwestern corner of Ukraine. But with its peculiarities, it can be considered as a more extreme version of Ukraine as a whole.
Russian military exercises along NATO’s Eastern flank will demonstrate Putin’s intent across the post-Soviet sphere.
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.
Russia’s proposal for a UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas must be taken seriously. It could provide momentum for more meaningful Minsk process negotiations.
Without renewed domestic commitment to reforms, the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement will bring about little change in Ukraine.
Russian energy is still one of the Kremlin’s geostrategic weapons in Europe, but it need not be.
A recent declaration of independence in Ukraine’s eastern occupied territories, while far from credible, provides some clues about the political situation in the region.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to change Moscow’s position on the conflict in Ukraine should be accompanied by bolder support for Kyiv.
Developments before and after the 2017 G20 Summit in Hamburg have brought new elements into East-West relations, and the Minsk peace process.
Western governments should take a number of measures to more resolutely support Ukraine’s national security and economic prospects.