Mr Pivovarsky and Mr Voloboev will lead a discussion on recent events in Ukraine following the Eastern Partnership Vilnius Summit in November 2013 and their repercussions for the Ukrainian economy, including the role the European Union and Russia should play.
Maintaining social stability is at the core of China’s authoritarianism. An elaborated system of ‘social management’ aims at anticipating and preventing social disorder. The Chinese Communist Party has been able to extend its reach by embracing new technologies and embarking on cautious reforms.
The latest edition of China Analysis (‘Control at the grassroots: China's new toolbox’), published by ECFR and Asia Centre, examines China's system of social management, political control and public security. The paper explains how the different parts of the system are being transformed - and it explores the public debates surrounding China's security apparatus:
The ‘China Analysis’ series, published by ECFR and Asia Centre, analyses the debates over China’s policies and direction within China’s expert community itself.
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José Ignacio Torreblanca is interviewed about the Ukrainian crisis, Putin and Europe
Borja Lasheras writes an op-ed analysing pros & cons of the OSCE option in the Ukrainian crisis
Richard Gowan on the EU, Crimea and CAR