In recent years, a series of crises have erupted on the European Union’s eastern borders. In response, the EU has begun to map its own form of “liberal-redux geopolitics” that combines various strategic logics.
Twenty-five years after Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia became independent states, the South Caucasus remains a strategically sensitive region.
Protests in Belarus and Russia reveal the power of ordinary people. There are many steps the European Union can take to support citizens in Europe’s East.
Protests across Belarus sparked by the country’s deteriorating economic situation are being met with studied indifference from the EU.
Azerbaijan’s suspension from a coalition of energy-extracting countries will harm Baku’s international brand and image as a reliable place to invest.
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.