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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Time is likely to show that the gain in sovereignty promised by Brexit proponents will exact a disproportionate cost in terms of European and global influence....

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The Iran Deal and the Ukraine-Russia-EU Triangle

Olena Pavlenko, Anton Antonenko, Roman Nitsovych ・ August 2015

The Iran crisis and its resolution have sent several powerful signals to the EU, Ukraine, and Russia. The first and perhaps most important signal is that...

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Iran, Ukraine, and the Global Nuclear Order

Mariana Budjeryn ・ August 2015

The Iran deal and the Budapest Memorandum have at least two things in common. Firstly, they are both manifestations of the international community’s efforts to...

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Ukraine’s movement away from its former imperial master toward an international center of gravity finds numerous parallels in the history of the disintegration...

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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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Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the head of the LDPR party, envisaged a southern enlargement of the Russian state that would go significantly further than a re-occupation...

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Metaphors of Betrayal

Mykola Riabchuk ・ December 2014

With Russia breathing down its neck, the last thing Kyiv needs is for Paris and Berlin and Washington to create a new axis of complacency that uses the...

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When George Orwell looked back at the Spanish Civil War, in which he participated as a volunteer, he noted that its outcome was "settled in London, Paris, Rome,...

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