Sergey Radchenko - 1 July, 2020
Sergey Radchenko, Director of Research and Professor of International Relations at the University of Cardiff, dives into Vladimir Putin's view of the history of World War II.
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Marta Dassù - 30 June, 2020
If Italy was the front facing east during the cold war, then today it is vulnerable to the south: the country has been drawn into a geopolitical competition that looms over the Strait of Sicily.
European countries should work to renew the UN Security Council resolution on cross-border humanitarian access to northern Syria, lest the area slides into a deeper humanitarian crisis.
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Carl Bildt, Vessela Tcherneva - 26 June, 2020
The indictment for war crimes against Kosovo President Hassim Thaci helpfully upends the poorly conceived US initiative to reconcile Serbia and Kosovo. But it fatally delegitimates Kosovo’s current leadership.
Natalia Zubarevich - 24 June, 2020
Natalia Zubarevich, Professor at the Moscow State University is a renowned economic geographer and a specialist on socio-economic development of the Russian regions. In her lecture, she will analyse the situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Russia, with a special focus on the…
Vladimir Shopov - 17 June, 2020
China has not embedded itself in the Western Balkans as much as it might have done – and may even be looking back on the 2010s as a wasted decade.
Gustav Gressel - 12 June, 2020
Russia’s nuclear policy has long been shrouded in secrecy. But a newly published presidential decree on nuclear deterrence clarifies some issues while still leaving ample room for speculation.
Nicu Popescu - 9 June, 2020
The political moment might seem propitious for a new Yalta, but such a system is likely to create more problems than it solves.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 28 May, 2020
EU member states can find ways to cooperate with Turkey to support stabilisation in parts of the safe zone, without violating their interests and core principle
Dumitru Minzarari and Vadim Pistrinciuc - 23 April, 2020
Failure to strengthen Eastern Partnership states could strengthen Russia and allow authoritarianism to diffuse westward into the EU
Beáta Huszka - 7 January, 2020
The EU should demonstrate its commitment to the Western Balkans by encouraging countries there to resolve their outstanding disputes