In Ukraine, the revolutionary changes of 1991 started with the promises of institutionalized democracy, pluralist politics, and a free economy, and ended up with...

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The political parties that were destroyed by the flames of the Euromaidan will not soon spring back to life and begin to compete with the oligarchic groups. The...

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Whatever the reason for the timing of the announcement, the explicit linkage with the Welles Declaration signals a definitive long-term policy of the US...

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Reconciliation between parties in a violent conflict usually depends first of all on an end to the violence. In her contribution to this discussion forum, Oxana...

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A glance at Turkey’s previous coups hints at a remarkably complex picture of evolving military and state institutions reacting to 60 years of geopolitical and...

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The failed coup made it possible for Erdogan to tighten his grip on the country and to make a persuasive move for a presidential system, in which he would be the...

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Ironically, the victory of democracy might help Erdogan’s quest for authoritarian control in Turkey. In recent months, he heavily campaigned for a new...

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Mapping the Maidan

Mykola Riabchuk ・ August 2015

David Marples, a prominent Canadian scholar of modern Ukraine and Belarus, and his younger colleague from the University of Alberta Frederick Mills have...

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The most frequently used label for the current conflict in Eastern Europe, the “Ukraine Crisis,” is doubly misleading. It not only distracts from the predominant...

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