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7 Mar 2013
Two Decades on From the Break-Up of Czechoslovakia
Martina Rubešková, Helena Schulzová, Michal Šimečka, Tim Haughton
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
This article explores the relation between the Slovak Republic and Czech Republic twenty years after the Velvet Revolution.
on «Two Decades on From the Break-Up of Czechoslovakia»
Non-State Actors and South Caucasus Security
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF)
This policy brief looks at the elements in the post-communist context that favored the consolidation of non-state actors as challengers of and contributors to state power.
on «Non-State Actors and South Caucasus Security»
19 Apr 2012
Russia’s Strategy Towards Moldova: Continuation or Change?
Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
This commentary argues that Russia is implementing an extensive and multifaceted policy towards Moldova, aiming at a permanent change in the country’s geopolitical orientation from a pro-European to a pro-Russian direction.
on «Russia’s Strategy Towards Moldova: Continuation or Change?»
Vladimir Putin's Eurasian Union
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
After declaring his candidacy in the 2012 presidential elections, Russia’s Prime Minister Putin announced a 'Eurasian Union' as the target of an amplified integration process within the CIS region.
on «Vladimir Putin's Eurasian Union»
EU Human Rights Policy Towards Russia
Erhard Busek, Heidi Hautala, Fraser Cameron. Eva van Velzen, Sinikukka Saari, Bill Bowring, Ella Paneyakh, Rick Fawn
EU-Russia Centre (EU-RC)
This five-chapter review assesses the EU’s human rights policies towards Russia, including the contributions by the OSCE and Council of Europe.
on «EU Human Rights Policy Towards Russia»
9 Aug 2010
Role of the Orthodox Church in Russian Foreign Policy
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
The recent visit to Ukraine paid by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill confirms that the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) is intensifying steps aimed at unifying Orthodoxy in the post-Soviet area, also through strengthening the links of the h...
on «Role of the Orthodox Church in Russian Foreign Policy»
The EU’s Eastern Partnership
Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development (CIPDD)
This policy paper reviews the main objectives and development priorities of the Eastern Partnership.
on «The EU’s Eastern Partnership»
17 Dec 2009
The East European Financial Crisis
Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE)
This paper discusses the global financial crisis of 2008-2009 in 13 countries: the 10 new EU members that previously were communist and the three countries of western former Soviet Union.
on «The East European Financial Crisis»
27 Nov 2009
Medvedev's Amendments to the Law on Defence
Yury E Fedorov
Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)
This brief examines the Russian Law on Defence, particularly the so-called Medvedev amendments that allow for Russian troops to be deployed abroad for four purposes.
on «Medvedev's Amendments to the Law on Defence»
Prospective Membership and Institutional Change in Transition Countries
Ansgar Belke, Ingo Bordon, Inna Melnyovska, Rainer Schweickert
Kiel Institute for the World Economy
This paper quantifies the impact of incentives related to potential membership on institutional change as measured by the World Bank Governance Indicators (WBGI).
on «Prospective Membership and Institutional Change in Transition Countries»
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