Articles on Nicu Popescu

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.

A ?Power Audit? of EU 27-Russia relations (Commentary)

Mark Leonard & Nicu Popescu - 07 November 2007

Despite its economic strength and military might, the EU has begun to behave as if it were subordinate to an increasingly assertive Russia. Read ECFR's "Power Audit" of EU-Russia relations.

EU's Borders and Neighbours (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu - 01 October 2007

The post-modern EU can learn from the medieval concept of borders.