Andrew Wilson

Ukrainian elections: Poroshenko and proliferating populists

Four years after Euromaidan, the overall picture is bleak. Former Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko has established a lead in the polls – but she has done so by profiting from social and economic problems rather than addressing past faults.

Ukraine’s Euro vision not yet realised

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…

Belarus’s game of truancy

The traditional paradigm for Russia-Belarus relations has broken down

A 60-40 Referendum?

Willing forces could start now to campaign for a second vote on a 60-40 basis