Geopolitics in Eastern Europe

The Russian Threat against Ukraine: A Long History and an Uncertain Future

The current escalation between Russia and Ukraine is the latest chapter in a saga of deteriorating relations dating back almost two decades.

In Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy must tread carefully or may end up facing another Maidan uprising

It’s been six years since the start of the Euromaidan revolution in Ukraine, which led to the ousting of then-President Viktor Yanukovych. By the time his successor Petro Poroshenko was elected in May 2014, the domestic political scene in Ukraine and the geopolitical dynamics in the contested EU-Russia neighbourhood surrounding it had fundamentally altered.

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