Will the Donbas conflict be frozen or will the results of the elections in Ukraine increase the level of confrontation with Russia? Should we expect a peace agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh after the "velvet revolution" in Armenia? How will elections in Georgia and Moldova affect relations with their breakaway territories? These are some of the questions that have recently contributed to putting frozen conflicts in the post-Soviet space back in the international spotlight. This dossier gathers different viewpoints on the effects of some key recent political transitions on protracted conflicts in the post-Soviet region. It also identifies possible pathways to peace and stumbling blocks, trying to anticipate emerging trends and challenges for the near future.