14.06.2022
Russia and Ukraine’s Tug of War over Memory

Raluca Besliu looks at how evolving narratives of national history helped pave the way to war.

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20.04.2022
Genderphobia in Eastern Europe: Myths and Realities

Questioning the dividing line between East and West on LGBTQI+ emancipation.

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06.04.2022
The Environmental Cost of the War in Ukraine

A silent casualty of the indiscriminate Russian shelling of Ukraine is the environment, unleashing long-term threats to public health.

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05.04.2022
The Citizens Braving Putin’s Chokehold on Dissent

The invasion of Ukraine has been accompanied by a sharp crackdown on dissent among Russian civil society, which was already under intense pressure.

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23.03.2022
The War in Ukraine is Part of the Soviet Empire’s Unravelling

A reading of the war in Ukraine without historical context, geopolitical actors, and protests across the region misses the point.

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22.03.2022
Reporting Against the Odds: The Struggle to Keep Russia’s Independent Journalism Alive

As Vladimir Putin’s regime descends into dictatorship, Russia’s beleaguered independent media are fighting for survival.

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10.03.2022
“Sanctioning oil and gas will become critical”: What the War in Ukraine Means for the EU

The invasion of Ukraine looks set to mark a turning point for EU policy on energy, defence, and security.

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03.03.2022
Russia’s Partnership with China is the Sign of a New World

Since Russia has been looking east to lessen its dependence on the West, how much will EU and US sanctions hurt?

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02.03.2022
Beyond the Brink: Understanding Europe’s New War

How can we make sense of the Russian invasion of Ukraine?

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01.03.2022
The Return of the Brezhnev Doctrine

The worldview of Putin’s Russia reveals a long-standing disregard for the sovereignty and self-determination of its neighbours.

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