Articles on Nicu Popescu

Bulgaria's Electoral Adventurism (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu - 01 April 2009

Bulgaria's president has campaigned for the Communist party, while MPs think that European states should learn from Azeri electoral practices.

The Eastern Partnership in crisis (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu - 24 March 2009

What is the likely impact of the crisis on the Eastern Partnership, the attempt to resuscitate the European neighbourhood policy and focus EU's political attention on the East?

The return of "Eastern Europe" (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu - 05 March 2009

The term "Eastern Europe" suggests a new division of Europe. But it also highlights how integrated and interdependent Europe has become.

Ukraine's collapse (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu - 27 February 2009

What are the likely consequences of an economic and political collapse in Ukraine? Nicu Popescu explains.

Moldova?s elections (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu - 22 February 2009

Nicu Popescu discusses what is at stake in Moldova's April 5 elections.

The EU's sovereign neighbours (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu - 01 December 2008

How are the EU's Eastern neighbours different from "accession neighbours"?

The EU should re-engage with Moldova's 'frozen conflict' (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu - 30 August 2008

The war in Georgia has an impact on Moldova. There is a danger of unsustainable peace and transformation of Moldova into a second Belarus.

Winning the peace in Georgia (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu & Andrew Wilson - 20 August 2008

The EU's frenetic diplomacy around the conflict is in stark contrast with its reluctance to engage just a few months ago.

EU-Russia: avoiding new failures (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu & Andrew Wilson - 26 June 2008

The biannual EU-Russia summit begins on 26 June in Siberia. Can the EU take advantage of the opportunity to restart the relationship, or will it fall victim to the divisions that have plagued it in the past?

Observing Russia's elections (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu - 02 December 2007

Whatever the electoral outcome, Putin wins. But this time, the manner of the Russian strongman?s victory will undermine not only Russian democracy; but the credibility of Europe?s democracy-promotion.