Russia in South East Europe

On 9th July 2013 the ECFR Sofia in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation hosted a workshop looking at the role of Russia in South East Europe. The workshop was a part of the joint project Changing Dynamics of European Integration and Democratization in Southeast Europe 2013.


Andrei Tarnea, Director, Aspen Institute, Romania

Andrew Wilson, Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR

Dimitar Bechev, Head of ECFR Sofia Office and Senior Policy Fellow

Heinz Bongartz, Resident Representative, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung – Office Skopje

Ilian Vasilev, Energy Expert and Former Ambassador to Russia

Ilin Stanev, Journalist, Capital Weekly

Jana Kobzova, Wider Europe Programme Coordinator, ECFR

Jelena Milic, Director, Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies

Kadri Liik, Head of Wider Europe Programme, ECFR

Konstantin von Eggert, Journalist, Kommersant FM

Martin Tsanov, Analyst, Center for the Study of Democracy

Mikheil Krutikhin, Head Analyst, RusEnergy

Saban Kardas, Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, TOBB University of Economics and Technology

Vessela Tcherneva, Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR