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.
Andrew Wilson is a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. He is a permanent Reader in Ukrainian Studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), University College London. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. He has published widely on the politics and culture of the European neighbourhood, particularly on Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, and on the comparative politics of democratisation in the post-Soviet states, especially its corruption by so-called ‘political technology’.
Areas of Expertise: Russia, Ukraine and the ‘neighbourhood’, the comparative politics of the post-Soviet states.
Languages: Russian, Ukrainian, some Belarusian & French.
The limits of enlargement-lite: European and Russian power in the troubled neighbourhood, report, published 16 June 2009
Can the EU win peace in Georgia?, policy brief, 25 August 2008
Meeting Medvedev: The Politics of the Putin Succession, policy brief, 28 February 2008.
Other recent publications include:
After Georgia: is Ukraine next?, EU Observer, 5 September 2008
Russia's post-election balance, Open Democracy, 3 March 2008
Ukraine’s Orange Revolution (Yale University Press, 2005)
Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World (Yale University Press, 2005)
The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation (Yale University Press, 2000)
How to Influence Neighbors IP Global (August 2011, co-author)
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