Wider Europe

The conflict that will not freeze

Continuous military confrontation in Eastern Ukraine has grave implications for Europe as well as for Ukraine

Syria Refugee Conference confirms need for action

Countries bordering Syria, such as Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, welcomed the Berlin Conference on the refugee situation in Syria and supporting stability in the region on 28 October

The Finlandisation of Ukraine

Influential voices are pushing for the Finlandisation of Ukraine, but this proposal ignores both the actual experience of Finland with the Soviet Union and the real causes of the present crisis with the Kremlin.