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Europe

Peace and its consequences in Ukraine

The Second Cold War that the Western world never wanted is already here

By Tim Ogden

International

Pro-Ukraine citizens clash with authorities in Georgia

Public resentment could reach a boiling point in the Caucasus

By Tim Ogden

Europe

How to turn the tide against Russia

The West has no choice but to wage the new cold war that Putin has begun

By Tim Ogden

Europe

Save Ukraine by admitting Georgia into NATO

Time for the West to finally follow through and send a strong message to Vladimir Putin

By Tim Ogden

Europe

What does Russia hope to achieve in Ukraine?

Putin hopes to assert Russian control in the region, keep the West off-balance and face no consequences

By Tim Ogden

Europe

Inside a dictator’s playground

Mezhyhirya has been open to the public since Viktor Yanukovych fled to Russia in 2014

By Tim Ogden

Europe

Inside the city under Russian siege

Mariupol is a world of dirt and gun grease — soon, many expect, the smell of blood and cordite will be added to the mix

By Tim Ogden

Europe

Why Lukashenko keeps getting away with it

Western sanctions never affect those who dominate politics in Minsk and Moscow

By Tim Ogden

Europe

What does Belarus’s opposition leader want?

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya in her own words

By Tim Ogden

International

A defeated Armenia descends into turmoil

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenia has been entirely dependent on Russian support

By Tim Ogden

Europe

The West should worry about Georgia’s broken democracy

The Caucasus region still has a strategic importance as the gateway between Europe and Asia

By Tim Ogden

Europe

It’s time to expel Turkey from Nato

Turkey is making fewer attempts to disguise its increasingly Islamist and authoritarian tendencies

By Tim Ogden

Europe

Russia’s conundrum in the Caucasus

Russia faces some difficult choices with few attractive consequences

By Tim Ogden

Europe

The Caucasian conflict that could spark a war

As in World War One, it will not take much for the conflict to really heat up

By Tim Ogden

Europe

What’s behind the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

The EU and Nato have expressed ‘deep concern’ but the most decisive actors remain Turkey and Russia

By Tim Ogden

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