Languages: Russian, Ukrainian, some Belarusian, conversational French
Areas of Expertise: Ukraine, comparative politics of democratisation in the post-Soviet states, political technology
Andrew Wilson is Professor in Ukrainian Studies at University College London and a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations.
His book Ukraine Crisis: What the West Needs to Know was published by Yale in October 2014 in the UK (http://yalebooks.co.uk/display.asp?K=9780300211597) and in November in the USA (http://yalepress.yale.edu/book.asp?isbn=9780300211597).
He has worked extensively on the comparative politics of the post-Soviet states since 1990. His other books include Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship (2011), The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation (Third edition, 2009), Ukraine’s Orange Revolution (2005) and Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World (2005).
Andrew Wilson - 18 January 2017
Ukraine's prospects are under threat from developments on both sides of the Atlantic.
Andrew Wilson - 25 November 2016
The seemingly innocuous initiative to restore economic relations between Kyiv and Moscow is really Russia's latest move against the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.
Andrew Wilson - 23 November 2016
Moldova may return more towards the ‘balancing’ policy of the Communist leader Vladimir Voronin.
The future of Europe’s relations with Russia looks bleak as the Kremlin pursues an increasingly aggressive foreign policy.
by Andrew Wilson - 14th April, 2016
The penetration of Ukrainian politics by the super-rich oligarchy still forms a major obstacle to reform
by Julien Barnes-Dacey, Susi Dennison , Anthony Dworkin, Francisco de Borja Lasheras, Ellie Geranmayeh , François Godement, Andrew Hammond, Daniel Levy, Kadri Liik , Angela Stanzel, Rachel Tausendfreund, Mattia Toaldo, Andrew Wilson - 29th January, 2015
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with experts Andrew Wilson, Fredrik Wesslau and Gustav Gressel, about rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine in the Donbass, the Minsk agreement, and whether European sanctions on Russia should be renewed. The podcast was recorded on 30 August 2016.
Enough said: What’s gone wrong with the language of politics by Mark Thompson
The decline of the West by Oswald Sprengler
Ukraine crisis: What it means for the West by Andrew Wilson
The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation by Andrew WilsonListen online
How will Russia and Europe’s eastern neighbours look 14 years from now? What key trends will play out in Russia and Eastern Europe? What sort of events could throw them off course? What the EU should do about this? Nicu Popescu, Senior Analyst at EUISS, and Andrew Wilson, ECFR Senior Policy Fellow, discuss ECFR’s recent publication "Russia 2030: A story of great power dreams and small victorious wars" by Fredrik Wesslau and Andrew Wilson. Chair: Fredrik Wesslau.Listen online
Seminar on June 9th on the EU-Russia relations at the Académie Diplomatique Internationale:
Andrew Wilson, Professor at University College in Londores and Senior Policy Fellow at ECFR
- David Cadier, Visiting Senior Fellow, Finnish Institute of International Affairs and Research Fellow, LSE IDEAS (London School of Economics)
- Jean Radvanyi, Professor at INALCO
- Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, head of ECFR Paris office (moderator)Listen online
Séminaire du 9 juin à l'Académie Diplomatique Internationale avec:
- Andrew Wilson, Professeur en Etudes ukrainiennes au University College de Londores et Senior Policy Fellow de l’ECFR
- David Cadier, Visiting Senior Fellow au Finnish Institute of International Affairs et Chercheur Associé, LSE IDEAS (London School of Economics)
- Jean Radvanyi, professeur à l'INALCO et co-auteur du livre "La Russie entre peurs et défis" (Armand Colin 2016) avec Marlène Laruelle
- Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, directeur du bureau de l'ECFR Paris (modérateur)
- Pierre Lellouche, Député membre de la commission des affaires étrangères
- Nicu Pospescu, Analyste senior à l'Institut d'Etudes de Sécurité de l'Union européenne (EUISS)
- Michel Duclos, Directeur général de l'Académie Diplomatique Internationale (Modérateur)
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Gerald Knaus, chairman and founder of the European Stability Initiative, Andrew Wilson, senior policy fellow at ECFR and Ukraine specialist, and Anthony Dworkin, senior policy fellow at ECFR and expert on human rights, democracy and justice, about the increase and effectiveness of the geo-economic tool sanctions.
The Hyper-Personalization of War by Charles J. Dunlap, Jr.
Europe and Azerbaijan: The End of Shame by Gerald Knaus
Havel: A Life by Michael Zantovsky
From sanctions to summits: Belarus after the Ukraine crisis by Andrew Wilson
Geo-economics: Seven Challenges to Globalisation by Mark LeonardListen online Download
ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Ian Bond, director of Foreign Policy at the Centre for European Reform, and ECFR Senior Policy Fellow’s Kadri Liik and Andrew Wilson. They take a look at the Eastern Partnership summit, which will take place in Riga on the 20th and 21st May 2015, and whether we can expect any major changes.
The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union by Prof. Serhii Plokhy
Putin’s Kleptocracy – Who Owns Russia? By Karen Dawisha
Frozen: The politics and economics of sanctions against Russia by Ian Bond, Christian Odendahl and Jennifer Rankin
The next battle for Ukraine series by Gustav Grassel, Kadri Liik and Andrew WilsonListen online Download
ECFR's Andrew Wilson, the author of "Ukraine crisis: What it means for the West", explains the dynamics behind what has happened in Ukraine, and what is likely to happen next.Listen online Download
Mark Leonard talks to Hans Kundnani, Andrew Wilson and Stefan Meister about the latest events in Ukraine, Germany's Russia policy and how all this is related to eurosceptics.
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