- 18 May, 2020
Ekaterina Zahariev and Ognyan Zlatev discuss on the Western Balkans’ prospects of EU accession; the EU’s role in the Serbia-Kosovo dialogue and the future of Bulgaria’s accession to the ERM II.
Jeremy Shapiro - 14 May, 2020
The 2020 election will likely determine whether America seeks a deal with Russia to carve up Europe into spheres of influence or launches a new, ideological cold war against the country.
Andrew Wilson - 13 May, 2020
The coronavirus has hit Ukraine hard, but the IMF has promised the country less funding than seemed likely only months ago. Self-interested oligarchs are delaying necessary new reforms and pushing back against those Ukraine has already made.
Andrey Zagorsky - 13 May, 2020
This week we will have with us Andrey Zagorsky, professor at MGIMO (Moscow State Institute of International Relations) and IMEMO (the Institute of World Economy and International Relations). Andrey will speak about “Russia and the OSCE-based European order".
Vessela Tcherneva - 11 May, 2020
It is the EU’s responsibility to normalise relations between Kosovo and Serbia in the long term. Therefore, the bloc should set the principles of, and drive, the dialogue between the countries.
View from the Council
Bassma Kodmani - 7 May, 2020
Syrian opposition figure calls on Europe to work closely with Washington to build on growing Russian frustration with the Assad regime and increase their demands of Moscow.
Alexey Levinson - 5 May, 2020
This week we will have with us Alexey Levinson, sociologist with the Levada Centre. Under the topic of "Russia and West: from Crimea-14 to Covid-19", Alexey will explore the attitudes of Russians towards the West and Western criticism of Russia.
Beáta Huszka - 7 January, 2020
The EU should demonstrate its commitment to the Western Balkans by encouraging countries there to resolve their outstanding disputes
Gustav Gressel - 29 August, 2019
The EU, US, and NATO must ensure that these services remain high in the minds of the Zelensky administration and of Rada members
Richard Giragosian - 7 August, 2019