Once close allies, Hungary, Poland, Czechia and Slovakia are now taking different sides towards Russia. Yet in energy terms, they face the same challenge.
- World-renowned philosopher Jürgen Habermas reflects on the West’s dilemma in framing its political and military response to Putin’s war on Ukraine
- Political, economic and cultural factors are influencing the positioning of African countries, and citizens, towards the conflict. Here’s how.
- Patriarch Kirill’s full embracing of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is fuelling an outright rebellion among priests and bishops – not just in Ukraine.
- A joint statement on “limitless friendship” between Russia and China looks old after just one month, as Beijing reconsiders its geopolitical stance in light of its dearest foreign policy princples. An analysis by Prof. Sean Golden
- A dramatic testimony and warning to Europe from Kyiv
- Putin’s particular blend of civic and ethnic nationalism that has driven his expansionist territorial claims have no basis in international law and within Russia itself.
- The “history lesson” which laid the theoretical ground for it all, analysed by prof. Branko Milanovic
- The Russian invasion of Ukraine is likely to accelerate an already unfolding process: the de facto dissolution of the Visegrád Group.