Dr Andi Hoxhaj explores why so many people have left Albania, the impact this has had on the economy and accountability, and how more EU support could help transform the country into a healthier liberal democracy. Continue reading Albania’s ghost towns: the crisis that caused the exodus
The public event ‘Decolonising Russia’s War in Ukraine’ (26 March) gave first-hand insights into the experiences of Ukrainians and others under Russian militarism – much closer than some might imagine to those of the Global South under western imperialism. Co-organisers Vlad Vazheyevskyy, Sasha Shestakova, Anna Engelhardt and Michał Murawski report. Read on for a guide to the day’s highlights, and to learn how the war kept interrupting the proceedings. Continue reading “The Front Runs Through Us”
Apostolos Thomadakis considers conflicts of interest in countries’ responses to Putin’s attack on Ukraine, and discusses an apparent void in effective and strategic European or global leadership on this crisis. Continue reading The Ukrainian invasion: the world stage without a lead?￼
Explore a second collection of analyses from UCL experts across the disciplines, on the unfolding war in Ukraine. Continue reading Ukraine analyses, Vol. 2
Michael Wilkinson compares how Europe is responding to Putin’s invasion of Ukraine to European responses to the Iraq war and the multiple crises it faced in the last 20 years. Will this new war bind Europeans together, and will this make Europe more, or less, democratic? Continue reading February 24th, or what binds Europeans together?