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Tue, Mar 12, 2019

Complications in Tbilisi’s friendship with Kyiv

Georgia and Ukraine have become close political allies over the last two decades. That closeness may be currently under threat, however. Despite the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s groundbreaking autocephaly, or independence, from the Russian Orthodox Church at the beginning of 2019, the Georgian Orthodox Church has failed to congratulate Ukrainian authorities or take any official position […]

UkraineAlert by Tamar Chapidze and Andreas Umland

Civil Society Nationalism

Wed, Feb 27, 2019

New regional gas market dynamics under LNG expansion and the shale gas revolution

Recent global and regional developments driving changes in regional natural gas markets as well as future trends have been discussed at the Atlantic Council IN TURKEY Program’s conference held in Istanbul on “New Regional Gas Market Dynamics under LNG Expansion and Shale Gas Revolution”. The conference gathered high-level representatives of the public and private sectors […]

Event Recap by Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

Energy & Environment Europe & Eurasia

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Belarus’ balancing act

Belarus' deputy foreign minister stated that Minsk’s desire is “to be friends with everybody, including the Euro-Atlantic community.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Belarus

Tue, Jan 22, 2019

With Wess Mitchell’s resignation, the State Department is losing a committed Atlanticist

As assistant secretary, Mitchell’s responsibilities have included diplomatic relations with countries in Europe and Eurasia, and with NATO, the European Union, and the OSCE.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Central Europe Eastern Europe

Wed, Dec 5, 2018

An uncertain future for Georgian democracy

In her election night victory speech on November 28, Zurabishvili took an important, positive step by acknowledging the need to reach out to those who didn’t vote for her after a very tough and divisive race.

New Atlanticist by Luis Navarro

Central Asia The Caucasus

Fri, Nov 30, 2018

Kosovo’s president pushes for peace deal with Serbia

Both Kosovo and Serbia now have their sights set on EU and NATO membership, but must first come to a formal peace agreement and normalize relations.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Eastern Europe NATO

Wed, Nov 28, 2018

The West has an opportunity, yet again, to push Back against Russia

Russia’s deep commercial interests in the Black Sea provide a powerful leverage that the United States and its allies must be willing to use. 

New Atlanticist by Mamuka Tsereteli

Russia The Caucasus

Wed, Nov 21, 2018

Beyond borderlands: ensuring the sovereignty of all nations of Eastern Europe

Territories between great powers—borderlands—have always been areas of strife. So it is with the countries caught between Russia and the West, those that were once part of the Soviet Union or firmly within its sphere of influence.

Report by John Herbst

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Sat, Nov 17, 2018

Bryza Quoted in Trend News Agency on on the Visit to France of the Head of Nagorno Karabakh’s Governmental Administration Bako Sahakyan

Read the full article here.

In the News by Matthew Bryza

The Caucasus

Mon, Nov 12, 2018

Wieslander quoted in Newsweek on NATO

In the News by Atlantic Council

Eastern Europe Europe & Eurasia