Languages: Russian, Ukrainian, some Belarusian, conversational French
Areas of Expertise: Ukraine, comparative politics of democratisation in the post-Soviet states, political technology
Andrew Wilson is a senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. His topics of focus include Ukraine, comparative politics of democratisation in the post-Soviet states, and political technology
Wilson is Professor in Ukrainian Studies at University College London. His book Ukraine Crisis: What the West Needs to Know was published by Yale in October 2014 in the UK and in November in the USA. He has worked extensively on the comparative politics of the post-Soviet states since 1990. His other books include Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship (2011), The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation (Third edition, 2009), Ukraine’s Orange Revolution (2005) and Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World (2005).
Andrew Wilson - 26 November 2007The new Ukrainian parliament finally assembled on Friday, 23 November, almost two months after the elections. It then immediately adjourned until Thursday 29 November. An update on Ukraine's complex political developments.
Andrew Wilson - 03 October 2007After years of political stagnation, 2008 will be a key year for Europe and the Ukraine
by Andrew Wilson - 27th October, 2017
Dramatic change may not be on the cards, but the EU can and should shift to a ‘status quo plus’ approach that builds on existing activity.
Renewed Minsk-Moscow cooperation in the ‘Zapad’ war games should not see the door to Belarus closed
The future of Europe’s relations with Russia looks bleak as the Kremlin pursues an increasingly aggressive foreign policy.
by Andrew Wilson - 14th April, 2016
The penetration of Ukrainian politics by the super-rich oligarchy still forms a major obstacle to reform
Mark Leonard speaks with Andrew Wilson, Kadri Liik and Nicu Popescu about the Kerch Strait ship capture, what this means and how the international community could react to the latest tensions. The podcast was recorded on 26 November 2018.
The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage by Cliff Stoll
Why doctors hate their computers by Atul Gawande
Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President - What We Don't, Can't, and Do Know by Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Network Propaganda - Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics by Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts
Distant love by Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses peacekeeping in Ukraine and the EU's Russia policy with ECFR's Russia expert, Kadri Liik and ECFR's Ukraine expert Andrew Wilson.
The podcast was recorded on 3rd November 2017.
Stephen Kotkin, Stalin, Vol. II: Waiting for Hitler, 1928–1941
Anne Applebaum, Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine
Yuri Slezkine, The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution
Carl Bildt, "Is Peace in Donbas possible?"
Podcast de la conférence "L’Union européenne et le Partenariat oriental" du 19/10 à la Maison de l'Europe de Paris avec Andrew Wilson, senior policy fellow du programme Wider Europe de l'ECFR, Vygaudas Usackas, diplomate lituanien et ambassadeur de l'Europe en Russie jusqu'en octobre 2017, Nicola Pollitt, directrice adjointe à la direction d’Europe orientale et d’Asie centrale du Ministère des affaires étrangères britannique et Isabelle Lasserre, grand reporter au service étranger du Figaro.
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with experts Andrew Wilson, Fredrik Wesslau and Gustav Gressel, about rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine in the Donbass, the Minsk agreement, and whether European sanctions on Russia should be renewed. The podcast was recorded on 30 August 2016.
Enough said: What’s gone wrong with the language of politics by Mark Thompson
The decline of the West by Oswald Sprengler
Ukraine crisis: What it means for the West by Andrew Wilson
The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation by Andrew Wilson
How will Russia and Europe’s eastern neighbours look 14 years from now? What key trends will play out in Russia and Eastern Europe? What sort of events could throw them off course? What the EU should do about this? Nicu Popescu, Senior Analyst at EUISS, and Andrew Wilson, ECFR Senior Policy Fellow, discuss ECFR’s recent publication "Russia 2030: A story of great power dreams and small victorious wars" by Fredrik Wesslau and Andrew Wilson. Chair: Fredrik Wesslau.
Seminar on June 9th on the EU-Russia relations at the Académie Diplomatique Internationale:
Andrew Wilson, Professor at University College in Londores and Senior Policy Fellow at ECFR
- David Cadier, Visiting Senior Fellow, Finnish Institute of International Affairs and Research Fellow, LSE IDEAS (London School of Economics)
- Jean Radvanyi, Professor at INALCO
- Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, head of ECFR Paris office (moderator)
Séminaire du 9 juin à l'Académie Diplomatique Internationale avec:
- Andrew Wilson, Professeur en Etudes ukrainiennes au University College de Londores et Senior Policy Fellow de l’ECFR
- David Cadier, Visiting Senior Fellow au Finnish Institute of International Affairs et Chercheur Associé, LSE IDEAS (London School of Economics)
- Jean Radvanyi, professeur à l'INALCO et co-auteur du livre "La Russie entre peurs et défis" (Armand Colin 2016) avec Marlène Laruelle
- Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, directeur du bureau de l'ECFR Paris (modérateur)
- Pierre Lellouche, Député membre de la commission des affaires étrangères
- Nicu Pospescu, Analyste senior à l'Institut d'Etudes de Sécurité de l'Union européenne (EUISS)
- Michel Duclos, Directeur général de l'Académie Diplomatique Internationale (Modérateur)
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