How the Russian authorities are weaponising ‘financial sloppiness’ to crack down on dissidents
Wider Europe Forum
Ukraine embraced the official Eurovision slogan ‘Celebrate Diversity’ with apparent ease; not least because it is the perfect symbol for the new Ukraine and its…
The persecution of gay people in Chechnya may point to a profound weakness in the Kremlin’s power in the republic
This election heralds a structural transformation in Armenian politics, from a semi-presidential system to a parliamentary form of government
If we consider their potential for long-term impact, Navalny's protests differ in many ways from previous protests in Russia
The deployment of Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad has raised fears in Europe that the territory is becoming Russia's key battle-station
Beyond the headlines, what is the human cost of the war in the Donbas?
Three years since annexation, Crimea remains in limbo and there are few diplomatic initiatives for its return to Ukraine. Can a working group of committed parties put Crimea back on Europe's agenda?
The Georgian Dream may still have future, but to win back credibility, they have to learn from the Rustavi2 case and realise that they are accountable to the people who voted for them
Contrast between Trump’s outbursts and Putin’s restraint shows that Russia’s illiberal worldview still dwarves America’s alt-right