Experts & Staff

Filip Medunic

Lead Coordinator, Task Force for Strengthening Europe Against Economic Coercion

Areas of expertise

Geo-economics, sanctions policy, German and European foreign and security policy

Languages

German, English, Spanish, Croatian/Serbian/Bosnian, some French

Biography

Filip Medunic is the lead coordinator of the Task Force for Strengthening Europe Against Economic Coercion

He holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin as well as BA in Management, Philosophy & Economics from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.

Prior to joining ECFR, Medunic was a trainee with the Council of the European Union and working student at the Centre for International Peace Operations in Berlin.

 

The Kremlin’s energy warfare

Putin is entertaining the idea of total economic war to force the EU weaken its sixth package of sanctions on Russia. Europeans should stay united and call what is likely to be a bluff.

Europe’s Russian energy dilemma

The EU should adopt a phased approach to energy sanctions on Russia. This would be more effective than a rushed embargo and would help preserve European unity.

Publications

Articles

The Kremlin’s energy warfare

Putin is entertaining the idea of total economic war to force the EU weaken its sixth package of sanctions on Russia. Europeans should stay united and call what is likely to be a bluff.

Europe’s Russian energy dilemma

The EU should adopt a phased approach to energy sanctions on Russia. This would be more effective than a rushed embargo and would help preserve European unity.

In the media