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Cyber Security – an Instrument of Influence and Meddling in the Decision Making Process of our “Partner” Countries

On September 25th, 2018 the Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association (ESGA) has organized the debate ” Cyber Security – an Instrument of Influence and Meddling in the Decision Making Process of our “Partner” Countries”. The first guest speaker of the event was Andrei Soldatov, a Russian investigative journalist, co-founder and editor of Agentura.ru, a watchdog of the Russian secret services’ activities. He has been covering security services and […]

Guest post: Gas transit via Ukraine after 2019

On July 17, 2018, in Berlin the tripartite talks on gas transit through the territory of Ukraine for the period after 2019, were held by Ukraine, Russia and European Commission. Although this time the Russian side, was not to able to participate fruitfully in drawing up a framework concept for a new contract on gas transit through the territory of Ukraine, the consultations laid the grounds for the future negotiations […]

ESGA Q&A. Guest: Adrian Gheorghe

ESGA had the chance to have Dr. Adrian Gheorghe as a guest during the event dedicated to the energy policies. Dr. Adrian Gheorghe is the Vice President of the World Security Forum (WSF), Switzerland. Dr. Gheorghe currently is Professor of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, and Batten Endowed Chair on System of Systems Engineering with the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA (starting March […]

ESGA Q&A. Guest: Mikhail Krutikhin

Dr. Mikhail Krutihin, a top-notch Russian energy analyst, co-founder and leading analyst of RusEnergy (www.rusenergy.com) was ESGA’s main guest in June 2017 http://www.esga.ro/271/. Below are examples of his views on the problems of the energy sector from an interview made by Leonela Lenes, expert on energy security energy diplomacy, Head of Economy/Energy Department, ESGA, co-founder of ESGA Moldova. This interview was realized by Leonela Leca, ESGA in Bucharest on June […]

Russian Federation after Crimea’s Annexation. Impossible to ignore and difficult to engage

Europe’s fundamental security principles and the values of liberal democracy come increasingly under the pressure of Russia’s subversive or aggressive behaviour. Crimea’s annexation and the ongoing war in Eastern Ukraine are questioning the viability of the European integration project and the Euro-Atlantic peace and security architecture (especially in the Black sea area, Baltic States and Poland). Moreover, Russia’s support for anti-immigrant, populist and extremist parties in Europe has proved its […]

Dialogues with Russia for a New Generation of Experts

Europe’s fundamental security principles and the values of liberal democracy come increasingly under the pressure of Russia’s subversive or aggressive behavior. Crimea’s annexation and the ongoing war in Eastern Ukraine are questioning the viability of European integration project and the architecture of Euro-Atlantic peace and security (especially in the Black sea area, Baltic States and Poland). Moreover Russia’s support for anti-immigrant, populist and extremist parties in Europe has proved its […]