Who has won and who has lost in the Ukraine conflict

Mikhail A. Molchanov (St. Thomas): Russia as Ukraine's “Other”: Identity and Geopolitics. Do Crimeans see themselves as Russian or Ukrainian? It’s complicated. Surprise: Ukraine loves NATO. Putin gets caught in his own trap: The war in Ukraine and shifts in energy markets have put the Russian leader in a bind. George Soros on Ukraine and Europe: What should be done? Olena Lennon on why reconciliation in Ukraine must (and can) happen now. Who lost Ukraine? As Russia shifts its attention from Ukraine to Syria, it is worth assessing who has won and who has lost in the Ukraine conflict. Dave Majumdar reviews Brothers Armed: Military Aspects of the Crisis in Ukraine, ed. Colby Howard and Ruslan Pukhov. Samuel Ramani on three and a half reasons why Russia might be planning to withdraw from Ukraine (or some of it, anyway). Putin’s Victory Lap: From Syria and Ukraine to Donald Trump, the Russian president assesses 2015 in a marathon press conference. 2015 has been a year of real reforms in Ukraine.