Europe

The Bear in Winter

written by December 21, 2014
Three clues that Moscow may be ready to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine 10/12/2014 IP-Journal, German Council on Foreign Relations by Elizabeth Pond Russian President...

Words of Encouragement

written by May 27, 2014
Words of Encouragement By Elizabeth Pond   They came to celebrate, to mourn, and to warn. Over five days in mid-May global glitterati gathered in...

Are Ukrainians Europeans?

written by April 25, 2014
By Elizabeth Pond Ukrainian desire to be European tragically matured at the wrong time Protests pressing the Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych to drop the country’s...

What is at Stake in Ukraine

written by April 21, 2014
By Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller and Dr. Daniela Schwarzer Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its efforts to destabilize the transitional government in Kyiv have reframed the...

Outgunned and alone

written by April 18, 2014
By Elizabeth Pond If Russia attacks openly, Ukraine’s military will be no match for Putin’s forces With the situation in Donetsk and elsewhere escalating, and...