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11 August 2014

The stand-off between Russia and the West over Ukraine has important repercussions in the entire Eastern Neighborhood of the European Union (EU), affecting its security, blurring the prospect of democracy, and alienating societies.

2 July 2014

The European Union and Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia signed sweeping trade-and-political agreements Friday, pushing the bloc's influence eastward. The deals with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, which lower trade barriers and promote democratic reforms, were years in the making but f

23 June 2014

In a new report, Freedom House,  highlights Russia's pivotal role in a decade-long decline in democracy among the countries of the post-Soviet sphere.