EuropeNow on the War in Ukraine
In this series, we feature a spotlight on the War in Ukraine and its connections to politics, society, and culture. This page will be updated as new pieces continue to be published. Keep scrolling for the full list of contributions.
By Joseph Daher
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in late February 2022 has already had a severe impact on the global economy, particularly in commodity markets, with the price for oil and gas escalating rapidly.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Jones
Time will tell whether recent Ukrainian victories, aided by European and North American allies, will vanquish Putin’s drive for a twentieth-first century Russian Empire and achieve Ukraine’s long-standing goals of joining the European Union and NATO.
By Julia Khrebtan-Hörhager and Evgeniya Pyatovskaya
In early March 2022, as the situation in Ukraine continued to escalate, Austria once again expressed its resolution to adhere to its neutral status…
By Catherine Guisan
It is not too early, even as Russian troops impose horrific destruction and suffering on Ukrainian soldiers and civilians, to think of the future place of a post-Putin Russia in Europe.
By Matthew Slaboch
Remembered by his compatriots as the “Russian Socrates,” Grigory Skovoroda (1722-1794) merits distinction as the founder of Russia’s autochthonous philosophical tradition.
By Nicholas Ostrum
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has wavered recently on the question of Nord Stream 2, the controversial Baltic gas pipeline project connecting the Russian terminal at Ust-Luga to the German port in Lubmin and, from there, Western Europe.