Author profile: Nienke de Deugd

Nienke de Deugd is Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations & International Organization of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Her research focuses on European integration and transition processes in Central and Eastern Europe.

Ukraine or Malorossia?

Ukraine or Malorossia?

What will it take for Vladimir Putin to come to terms with the fact that Ukraine is an independent country and not Malorossia, or ‘little Russia’?

Brussels to the Rescue?

Brussels to the Rescue?

In Ukraine, Euromaidan protesters call for democracy. Their disappointment with the EU is growing as attempts to negotiate a way out of the crisis have largely failed.

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