ECFR in the Media

toronto star

02nd December, 2007
Russia's ability to use powerful foreign energy executives to exert pressure on foreign governments is detailed in a new report by the European Council on Foreign Relations.

IHT merkel human rights

29th November, 2007
Big contracts matter proportionally more to France than to Germany, said Francois Godement of ECFR, because France's sales account for less than 1.5 percent of Chinese imports, compared with 5 percent for Germany.

Tim Judah BIRN

26th November, 2007
In a new paper by ECFR, Cyprus and Greece were given the unenviable title of the Russian "Trojan Horses" within the EU. But now, even Greece is signalling quietly that while it will not recognise Kosovo immediately, it will, given a decent interval of time.

Economist Kosovo

23rd November, 2007
"It must be understood that EU unity cannot expire on the day after the recognition of Kosovo," said Ivan Krastev of ECFR.

UPI Russia report

21st November, 2007
ECFR's report cites fears that Russia is an increasingly dangerous trading and political partner.


17th November, 2007
An analytical article about ECFR's Russia report in Norway's leading political daily.

16th November, 2007
Georgia had been performing well with the various technical reforms needed to join NATO - said Nicu Popescu - but the political element of NATO membership, which was already in doubt, has been severely damaged by recent events.

People’s Daily

14th November, 2007
An article about ECFR's EU-Russia report in China's English-language newspaper, the People's Daily Online.

Nepszabadsag on Russia report

13th November, 2007
Hungary's leading political daily carries a lengthy article on ECFR's Russia report.

Tehran Times

12th November, 2007
Emma Bonino stressed "the IAEA's importance and credibility" in resolving the row over Iran's nuclear program. She pointed out that while Iran is a "signatory to the NPT", several Arab states, which have yet to sign, are pursuing what she termed as "nuclear ambitions."