The first of four posts in the run-up to the Ukrainian elections on 26 October, where nothing less than the size, shape, strength and viability of the Ukrainian state itself is at stake.
Andrew Wilson on “Ukraine crisis: what it means for the West”
An extract from Andrew Wilson's latest book
The unintentional hilarity of Russian comments on the Scottish referendum – and what it reveals
Ukraine and Russia: the use of history in political dispute
Given the low expectations even a week ago, the Ukrainian election can be counted a success
ECFR Explainer on the Ukrainian election
An opinion poll in Ukraine shows results radically different from the latest referendum
Is Kiev's new government willing and able to make radical changes to the old system?
The May elections will once again be dominated by the East-West question, with the usual suspects as front runners