Ukraine’s democratic progress is fragile, and there is a risk that domestic opposition could manifest itself in an ugly manner independently of Russia. Russia’s November 26 attack on the Ukrainian navy in the Kerch Strait off the coast of Crimea, followed by Kyiv’s imposition of martial law the following day, have seen the conflict in Ukraine once again dominate the headlines around the... Continue Reading
Maximilian Hess is the head of political risk consulting at AKE International, where he also serves as principal analyst for Europe and Eurasia. He is a graduate of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and Franklin & Marshall College. His writing has been featured in Foreign Policy, The Telegraph and The Moscow Times, amongst others.