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European Parliamentary Elections: What’s at stake? - 30 Apr 14

In an increasingly troubled time for the European Union, Sir Menzies Campbell, Stuart Wheeler, Mark Leonard, Prof Maurice Fraser, Dr Sara Hagemann and John Peet discuss the upcoming European parliamentary elections, and how their outcome will affect the EU and Britain's role in it. 

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Staff Profile: Andrew Wilson

ECFR Expert/Staff

Andrew Wilson is a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. He is a permanent Reader in Ukrainian Studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), University College London. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. He has published widely on the politics and culture of the European neighbourhood, particularly on Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, and on the comparative politics of democratisation in the post-Soviet states, especially its corruption by so-called ‘political technology’.

Areas of Expertise: Russia, Ukraine and the ‘neighbourhood’, the comparative politics of the post-Soviet states. 

Languages: Russian, Ukrainian, some Belarusian & French.

Contact details: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), Mob: +44 7920 421066

ECFR publications:

The limits of enlargement-lite: European and Russian power in the troubled neighbourhood, report, published 16 June 2009

Can the EU win peace in Georgia?, policy brief, 25 August 2008 

Meeting Medvedev: The Politics of the Putin Succession, policy brief, 28 February 2008.

Other recent publications include: 

Ukraine - From Orange Revolution to Failed State?, speech gave at briefing in Washington DC, 29 May 2009.

After Georgia: is Ukraine next?, EU Observer, 5 September 2008

Russia's post-election balance, Open Democracy, 3 March 2008

Ukraine’s Orange Revolution (Yale University Press, 2005) 

Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World (Yale University Press, 2005)

The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation (Yale University Press, 2000)

How to Influence Neighbors IP Global (August 2011, co-author)

















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Il Sole 24 Ore
23 Apr 14

ECFR paper "Syria's war economy" on Il Sole 24 Ore
22 Apr 14

ECFR paper "The Eurosceptic surge and how to respond to it" quoted on

France 24
22 Apr 14

Myriam Benraad on Syria and the release of French hostages.

ZEIT Online
22 Apr 14

ECFR policy brief on Syria's war economy is quoted

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