Dr. Andreas Umland is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation in Kyiv, and editor of the book series “Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society” published by ibidem Press at Stuttgart and distributed by Columbia University Press at New York.
Preparing for and working towards a democratic Russia
How the west should prepare and promote a different future for Russia.
Kyiv’s leadership is on its way to reinvent Ukraine’s patronalistic regime
Ukraine’s clan networks are re-asserting their power again. Western partners need to think carefully about whom to...
What is the nature of the “Ukraine crisis”?
New evidence throws light on the origins of the Russian-Ukrainian war.
Dutch popular rejection of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement: a self-inflicted wound
For everybody who knows a bit about the EU, the nationwide, expensive and low-turnout Dutch plebiscite on this...
Securing peace instead of rewarding expansion
An appeal, by over 100 German-speaking experts on Eastern Europe, for a reality-based and not illusions-guided Russia policy.
German-Russian business cooperation: what consequences for eastern Europe?
Germany's trade policies towards Russia, notably on the issue of natural gas, have contributed to re-shaping the...