Wider Europe: Publications

Policy Brief

Winning the normative war with Russia: An EU-Russia Power Audit

Kadri Liik - 21 May, 2018

The path to winning the normative war will not go so much through countering Russia as through improving Europe’s resilience and reinvigorating its model

Policy Brief

The Way Back: Brain Drain and Prosperity in the Western Balkans

Alida Vracic - 9 May, 2018

The EU should do more to promote circular migration as part of their ongoing pursuit of European integration.

Policy Brief

The discreet charm of hypocrisy:  An EU-Turkey Power Audit

Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 23 March, 2018

The survey reveals the varying motivations of the 28 EU member states for keeping Turkey close -- but not too close.

Policy Brief

The arrival of post-Putin Russia

Ivan Krastev and Gleb Pavlovsky - 1 March, 2018

Following Russia’s March 2018 election, the behaviour of the country’s elites will be defined by the expectation of the president’s departure

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Partners for Life: Europe’s Unanswered ‘Eastern Question’

Andrew Wilson - 27 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.

So far from god, so close to Russia: Belarus and the Zapad military exercise

Fredrik Wesslau, Andrew Wilson - 11 September, 2017

Renewed Minsk-Moscow cooperation in the ‘Zapad’ war games should not see the door to Belarus closed

Controlling Chaos: How Russia manages its political war in Europe

Mark Galeotti - 1 September, 2017

Insofar as there is a command-and-control node, it is within the Presidential Administration.

Fellow travellers: Russia, anti-Westernism, and Europe’s political parties

Gustav Gressel - 14 July, 2017

Anti-Western elements, exploitable by the Kremlin, exist not only on the fringes of European politics, but reach right into the heart of established parties.