Return From Exile Stateless Saakashvili Storms Ukraine
The ex-Georgian President’s dramatic return to Ukraine sets up a showdown with President Poroshenko. Whoever wins, Ukraine loses.
German Election Watch Merkel’s Vulnerabilities Resurface
A coming surge of migrants and a controversial fiscal stance could complicate Merkel’s life after a likely re-election.
After Maidan Ukraine Is Still Its Own Worst Enemy
Kyiv’s “patronal” politics and soft authoritarianism could extinguish the promise of the Maidan, just as they did the Orange Revolution before it.