Publications

On 2 May, the Permanent Court of Arbitration passed a ruling in a case brought by a group of Ukrainian companies and one individual against the Russian Federation.

OSW Commentary
2018-06-11
Krzysztof Nieczypor
The fight for canonical independence for Ukrainian Orthodoxy

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church have submitted a request to grant autocephaly to Ukrainian Orthodoxy. 

OSW Commentary
2018-06-13
Tadeusz A. Olszański
Identity policy in the self-proclaimed republics in east Ukraine

Four years since the unrecognized ‘republics’ in the east of Ukraine were declared, their future remains unclear. 

OSW Commentary
2018-06-06
Julia Abibok
Poroshenko stands alone. Ukraine politics in a pre-election year

The year 2019 will be an election year in Ukraine, with a presidential election in the spring and a parliamentary election in the autumn.

OSW Commentary
2018-05-21
Tadeusz Iwański
Rebuilding Germany’s air defence capabilities: on the eve of crucial decisions

As NATO has returned its focus to collective defence since 2014, very short, short-range and medium-range surface-based air defence has become a desirable capability. 

OSW Commentary
2018-05-17
Justyna Gotkowska
A new opening in relations between the EU and the Western Balkans

The EU-Western Balkans summit held on 17 May in Sofia is one example of the EU’s increasing interest in the Balkan states which aspire to membership.

OSW Commentary
2018-05-16
Marta Szpala
High on the party, low on the state. A quantum leap in the process of China’s reconstruction

At its annual session in March 2018, the National People’s Congress approved a series of changes to the structure and organisation of the Central People’s Government.

OSW Commentary
2018-04-27
Jakub Jakóbowski
Michał Bogusz
 Overstretched? Denmark’s security policy and armed forces in light of the new Defence Agreement

In January 2018, Denmark adopted a new Defence Agreement for 2018–2023 – a cross-party strategy for the development of the Danish armed forces.

OSW Commentary
2018-04-27
Piotr Szymański
A test of strength. The escalation of the crisis in Russian-American relations

On 6 April, the Trump administration introduced additional, more severe sanctions against Russia, covering 24 people and 14 companies. 

OSW Commentary
2018-04-11
Marek Menkiszak
Ukrainian-Russian gas co-operation has been revised | Photo credit: Shutterstock

The awards by the Arbitral Tribunal have radically changed the model of Ukrainian-Russian gas relations.

OSW Commentary
2018-03-07
Szymon Kardaś
Tadeusz Iwański

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