Donbas Crisis Proves Bankruptcy of Normandy Format

Photo by Sergey Belous. The April Donbas Crisis was a revealing moment in the seven...

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Cultural War Heats Up Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Photo by The Azeri Times. On October 8, in the midst of 2020 Karabakh war between...

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As Donbas Crisis Resolves, Russian-Western Relations Sink to Cold War Lows

On April 22, Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu announced from the occupied Crimean...

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Dodon, Socialists Seek to Delay Parliamentary Elections Following Constitutional Court Ruling

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova on April 15 ruled that Moldovan...

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Russia Reinforces Black Sea Navy with Caspian Warships

On April 6, Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu announced that the Russian...

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Do Russian Military “Drills” Invite a War in Ukraine?

The ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine has been steadily rising in stakes and intensity...

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Another Failure of E.U. Mediation Talks in Georgia: Implications for Conflict Resolution

Georgia, which has been hailed for its democratic development during in the post-Soviet...

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Will Russian Influence in Moldova Decline as Country Heads for Snap Parliamentary Elections?

On March 25, the Moldovan Parliament failed to confirm Igor Grosu, Moldovan President Maia...

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Another Donetsk Diplomatic Mission is Shuttered in Western Europe

On March 23, France’s Court of Appeals ordered the closure of the Donetsk People’s...

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Does the Minsk Group Still Have a Role?

Is there still a role for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Minsk...

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Slovak PM’s Sputnik Procurement Erodes Solidarity with Ukraine and EU

Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic offered the Ukrainian Transcarpathian region in return...

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Romanian Unionist Party to Open in Moldova

The Romanian populist party, the Alliance for the Union of Romanians (AUR), will be...

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The Normandy Format Has Failed – For Ukraine and For Europe, Biden Should Administer the Coup de Grace

One week into March, Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky called to convene the Normandy...

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Should Georgia and Ukraine Join NATO? Yes, Just Not Now

In a late January interview, Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky said he would like to...

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Russian Passportization Poses Long-term Threat to Ukrainian Sovereignty

A major component of Russia’s hybrid warfare strategy is ‘passportization.’...

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