The authors are grateful for support and comments from Kataryna Wolczuk, James Nixey, and L’ubica Polláková. We are also grateful for the support provided by Maria Montague and Jaroslava Barbieri in the organisation of the workshop, Nicolas Bouchet and Jake Statham for editorial support, as well as assistance from Flora Murphy, Julia Friedrich and Gillian Hannahs.
The authors are also thankful for the participation of experts during the June 2018 workshop at Chatham House, as well as for the numerous experts interviewed in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova. Their knowledge and insights made this research possible.
This research paper was made possible with the generous support of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).