Majda Ruge & Janka Oertel - 26 March 2020
The Serbian president has exploited the EU’s internal divisions to insult the bloc and legitimise his policies, as well as his courtship of authoritarian partners.
Alida Vračić - 24 March 2020
If it has any energy and commitment left to devote to Bosnia, the EU should work to restore its reputation in the country and pursue an ambitious plan for reform.
Mattia Nelles - 12 March 2020
Last week’s government reshuffle and the dismissal of a highly regarded prosecutor general raise serious concerns about Ukraine’s pro-Western course.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 06 March 2020
Ankara hopes that a new financial agreement with the European Union will promote a positive image of the economy and reverse the decline in support for the Justice and Development Party.
Majda Ruge - 20 February 2020
The EU’s interventions in the Western Balkans succeed only when key member states and the US act strategically and pull in the same direction.
Gustav Gressel - 13 February 2020
Maintaining a self-sufficient defence-industrial complex has long been an uphill struggle for Russia – and recent sanctions have only steepened its climb.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 12 February 2020
Turkey and Syria are now at war – but the ultimate arbiter of what happens next is likely to be Vladimir Putin.
Gustav Gressel - 03 February 2020
The Kremlin is losing long-time Ukraine policy chief, Vladislav Surkov. But his successor has more in common with “Putin’s Rasputin” than first meets the eye.
Yauheni Preiherman - 21 January 2020
Minsk retains enough power to decline any Russian proposal it deems unacceptable – even if this results in a further rise in economic tension.
Kadri Liik - 16 January 2020
A political transition has started in Russia. While preserving a powerful role for Vladimir Putin, 2024 might nonetheless bring about real-enough change.
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