Mark Leonard

Ten global consequences of the Ukraine crisis

Russian actions and Western responses to them could accelerate the unwinding of the current international order

Why Crimea matters

The annexation of Crimea could begin the dissolution of the western-led international order

How can the EU impose costs on Russia?

The key challenge for the West is to deter any possible Russian action in Eastern Ukraine, and pursue a twin-track policy aimed at de-escalation

How to help Ukraine help itself

Europe should try to recruit Moscow as a stakeholder in an economic settlement for Ukraine, and encourage Ukranians to take responsibility

The revenge of the German elite

Germany's foreign policy establishment responds to accusations of introversion, raising questions about the consequences of a reactivation of German foreign policy with more clearly defined interests