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Over the last years, Ukraine has intensified its trade links with the EU driven by both the positive stimulus provided by the Association Agreement and a negative stimulus, namely the need to replace lost trade links with Russia. Between 2013 and 2018, the share of EU in Ukraine’s international trade in goods increased to 42%… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

_ Jurij Kofner, head, Eurasian sector, Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies, Higher School of Economics; research assistant, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, IIASA (Vienna)[1]. First published for the Institute for Security Policy (ISP). Vienna, 5 August 2019.

  Posted by Lisbon 2 Vladivostok

“Under certain circumstances, I think Israel has the right to retain some, but unlikely all, of the West Bank.” (US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman) Ever since the Six Day War in June 1967, innumerable plans have been put forward from the Left, the Right and the Center about what to do with the historic… » read more

  Posted by AriRusila's Conflicts

What is the significance of illiberal Viktor Orbán’s victory for Hungary? How will the results impact the institutional renewal in the EU? What changes can be expected in Hungary during the local governments elections later this year? This time we have voted more One year after the April 2018 national elections, the European elections were… » read more

  Posted by Zoltán Massay-Kosubek

On May 14, for the first time in the history of independent Ukraine, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine dismissed from office Stanislav Shevchuk, a judge of the CCU who at that time was the Chairman of the Constitutional Court. The judge was dismissed for the commitment of material disciplinary offence, gross and systematic neglect of… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

On February 26, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine adopted a decision, according to which the article of the Criminal Code of Ukraine that established liability for illegal enrichment for public servants, was recognized unconstitutional. There were quite a lot of discussions around this article, and, despite the decision of the CCU, many experts believe that… » read more

  Posted by Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels

    Die Ukraine in den Augen Deutschlands: Bilder und Wahrnehmungen eines Landes im Umbruch. Kyiv: Büro für politische Kommunikation, GIZ GmbH, 2018. 111 pp.   Germany is Western Europe‘s demographically and economically most significant country while Ukraine has, in the post-Soviet period, become a geopolitical pivot state of Eastern Europe as well as the… » read more

  Posted by Andreas Umland

During the Global Energy Prize Summit, which took place at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany on 10 April 2019, international experts, including Nobel prize laureates, discussed possible scientific and technological solutions to avoid dangerous climate change in line with the commitments under Paris Agreement. The event was organised by the Global Energy Association,… » read more

  Posted by Dialogue for Europe

Guest Blog post by Natalia Arno, President of the Free Russia Foundation As protests rage across Russia in response to a Kremlin-backed law to erect a digital Iron Curtain, authorities are preparing a “cyber-defence test” to shut down the Russian Internet – a step that may result in isolating the country from the rest of… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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