Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Russia’s President Putin may have induced Ukraine’s President Yanukovych to crack down violently on protesters.
Tatjana Bohm: “There is this saying: ‘If you don’t fight back, if you don’t resist, you will end up in the kitchen.’”
Climate change is literally melting down the list of available host venues for the Winter Olympics.
Europe will never fully democratize until the Roma enjoy the same rights, privileges, and opportunities as their European brethren.
Pakistan's elected government claims to oppose U.S. drone strikes. So why has it kidnapped a prominent drone war critic?
Policymakers have long predicted that North Korea will go the way of East German Communism. Not so fast.
The shift from a permanent war footing to permanent diplomacy has significant promise for prosperity as well as peace.
The Winter Olympics in Sochi have brought renewed scrutiny to vulnerabilities that could undermine Russia's ongoing ambitions for international prestige.
Clashes of colors — red shirts vs. yellow shirts in Thailand, a faded orange revolution in Ukraine — have many people reaching for the rainbow in response.
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.