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Sally Painter discusses the ceasefire in Ukraine in 2015.

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Jeff Gedmin writes that 25 years after communism, Central and Eastern Europe are in trouble.

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Jeff Gedmin writes that to achieve a vision of a Europe "whole and free," start with the small things.

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Jeff Gedmin writes that it's time the U.S. drew from its Cold War lessons to fashion a response.

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Jeff Gedmin writes that the real problem is that Putin has the whole region cornered—and no one seems to notice.

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Sally Painter writes that European leaders should be more proactive in their embrace of reformers in the former USSR to hedge against Russian adventurism.

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Sally Painter writes that the West must respond on Ukraine with more sanctions – before it’s too late.

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Sally Painter writes that a number of indicators are demonstrating that Russia is feeling the brunt of worsened relations much more than Western Europe.

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Sally Painter writes that while the transatlantic community scrambles to coordinate its response to the ongoing crisis, an unfortunate atmosphere of resignation is taking hold.

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Sally Painter writes that when NATO leaders meet for their biannual summit in Cardiff in September, it will be at a crucial moment for Europe and NATO.

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