Gustav Gressel & Nicu Popescu & Andrew Wilson - 16 September 2020
Russia’s goal in its neighbourhood is to regain influence, not to be surrounded by neutral, self-sufficient buffer states.
Nicu Popescu - 17 July 2020
The more meekly the EU handles other powers’ aggressive tactics, the more they will be tempted to imitate each other in novel ways to ignore, challenge, and openly attack European interests.
Nicu Popescu - 09 June 2020
The political moment might seem propitious for a new Yalta, but such a system is likely to create more problems than it solves.
Majda Ruge & Nicu Popescu - 04 June 2020
It is time for the EU to direct much more of its financial assistance through channels other than highly corrupt governments that consistently violate European norms and standards.
Gustav Gressel & Nicu Popescu - 20 May 2020
The real test of the EU’s power and its strategic sovereignty will be in how it deals with external problems – not least those in its neighbourhood.
Nicu Popescu - 30 March 2020
After the crisis, the EU will face the same geopolitical problems it did before. But, this time, it might need to tackle them with less internal solidarity and external credibility.
Nicu Popescu - 14 March 2019
For all the accepted wisdom to the contrary, Russia is largely failing to achieve its core foreign policy objectives
Piotr Buras & Josef Janning & Kadri Liik & Nicu Popescu - 20 December 2018
Nord Stream 2 is a contentious project - here, ECFR experts weigh in on the debate with an array of opinions on the topic
Carl Bildt, Nicu Popescu - 28 November 2018
There’s plenty Europe should do to push back against Russia’s latest attack on Ukraine
Nicu Popescu - 10 October 2018
Cyber-espionage is business as usual for most great-power governments - so why the growing storm of indignation directed at Russia's cyber activities?
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