Even in challenging times of war there is cause for optimism, explains Kateryna Odarchenko, who is based in Ukraine. … More War in Ukraine: Reasons to Remain Hopeful and How You Can Help
Dr. Lilia Shevtsova explains what Russia’s foreign policy objectives are and how the West can respond. … More Lilia Shevtsova on What Putin Really Wants
Kateryna Odarchenko writes that potential political changes in Kazakhstan are significant for the whole of Eurasia. … More Why the West Should Watch for Signs of Change in Kazakhstan
Can Europe learn the language of power? Anna Nadibaidze reviews Hans Kribbe’s book about the E.U.’s encounters with strongmen. … More Book Review: “The Strongmen: European Encounters with Sovereign Power” by Hans Kribbe
COVID-19 has exacerbated the differences among the BRICS. Anna Nadibaidze asks: can this group survive in the post-pandemic world? … More Can the BRICS Withstand the Pandemic?
As protests against Belarusian President Lukashenko continue, Anna Nadibaidze argues that the EU should take a stronger stance to support the opposition. … More Belarus is at a Crossroads. Europe Should Support the Side of Democracy.
From India to the U.S., Annie May Byrne Noonan looks at the world’s most dangerous places to be female. … More The Most Dangerous Places for Women in 2018
Will Putin’s fourth term hold any surprises? Anna Nadibaidze explains. … More Russia Has Elected ‘Putin 4.0.’ But Don’t Expect an Upgrade.
Think sports and politics can’t mix? This year’s Winter Olympics shows why they should, writes Annie May Byrne Noonan. … More Can the Winter Olympics Help Thaw Global Relations?
Annie May Byrne Noonan warns that ignoring the peninsula could have fatal consequences. … More Why We Should All be Worried About Crimea