What is the likely impact of the crisis on the Eastern Partnership, the attempt to resuscitate the European neighbourhood policy and focus EU’s political attention on the East?
The term “Eastern Europe” suggests a new division of Europe. But it also highlights how integrated and interdependent Europe has become.
What are the likely consequences of an economic and political collapse in Ukraine? Nicu Popescu explains
Nicu Popescu discusses what is at stake in Moldova’s April 5 elections
How are the EU’s Eastern neighbours different from “accession neighbours”?
The war in Georgia has an impact on Moldova. There is a danger of unsustainable peace and transformation of Moldova into a second Belarus.
The EU’s frenetic diplomacy around the conflict is in stark contrast with its reluctance to engage just a few months ago
The biannual EU-Russia summit begins on 26 June in Siberia. Can the EU take advantage of the opportunity to restart the relationship, or will it fall victim to the divisions that have plagued it in the past?
Whatever the electoral outcome, Putin wins. But this time, the manner of the Russian strongman?s victory will undermine not only Russian democracy; but the credibility of Europe?s democracy-promotion.
Despite its economic strength and military might, the EU has begun to behave as if it were subordinate to an increasingly assertive Russia. Read ECFR's “Power Audit” of EU-Russia relations.