Russia after the Presidential Elections

The discussion draws on the new ECFR report: ‘Dealing with a post-BRIC Russia’ by Ben Judah, Jana Kobzova and Nicu Popescu. It looks at the domestic and foreign policy constraints on a post-BRIC Russia that will shape Putin’s next presidency and analyses how Europe should rethink its relationship with Moscow. 

Next Steps for the Eastern Partnership

ECFR Sofia hosted a session on the prospects for the EU’s policies in the Eastern neighbourhood in cooperation with the Polish Embassy. The group of speakers was joined by a select group of senior diplomats stationed in Sofia, members of the Bulgarian parliament, top government officials, a medley of journalists and think-tankers.

Next Generation NATO

The Sofia Next Generation NATO event was part of a joint project between the European Council on Foreign Relations and Carnegie Europe with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria, which aimed to help the alliance engage a younger generation of security policy specialists from the region