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Geneva, Brussels and Vienna - failed but necessary negotiations

Following the escalation of diplomatic aggression between the Russian Federation and Western partners, amid increasing Russian military presence on the border with Eastern Ukraine, several rounds of negotiations took place on January 10-14, 2022. Topics such as “NATO enlargement”, the conflict in Ukraine or areas of influence have been addressed to define those red lines that partners cannot accept. The first meeting took place on January 10, 2022, in Geneva, […]

Press-release: "The unresolved conflicts from Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. A common EaP and EU vision for reconciliation and confidence-building across the region"

The Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association (Romania), and its partners, Promo-LEX Association (Republic of Moldova), European Initiative Liberal Academy Tbilisi (Georgia), and Ukrainian Institute for International Politics (Ukraine), has the honour to announce the launch of the project, “The unresolved conflicts from Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. A common EaP and EU vision for reconciliation and confidence-building across the region”. Project goal The project aims at […]

Policy Brief: Cyber Security in the Context of Ukraine - NATO Cooperation

The formation of cybersecurity in Ukraine is considered in the context of modern challenges of information policy in a hybrid war. This paper analyses the evolution of cooperation in the field of cybersecurity between Ukraine and the NATO states and the diminishing vulnerability of Ukraine’s cyberspace. The main purpose of the analysis is to define the role of strengthening international cooperation for the investigation of cybercrime that ensures the security […]

Press Release: Romanian – Ukrainian Civil Society Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation. Third Edition

The Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association and its partners in Ukraine, Strategic and Security Studies Group and Ukrainian Foreign Council “Prism” continue to support the efforts of political actors and civil society to contribute to the proper development of bilateral partnership between Romania and Ukraine. Thus, between July 2021 – April 2022, the partner organizations will implement the “Romanian – Ukrainian Civil Society Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation. […]

(Video) Interview: The ECHR conclusion is only the first step, but of enormous importance

Mariia Zolkina, Political Analyst, Democratic Initiatives Foundation-Фонд “Демократичні Ініціативи” from Ukraine, Kyiv. We met Mariia Zolkina in Bucharest, just before the pandemic. Her conflict resolution expertise is precious, as she is one of those young people with vision and strong opinions regarding national interests. At our request, Mariia agreed to explain to the Romanian public the latest discussions on the settlement of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Today we would […]

Policy Paper: Presidential Elections in the Republic of Moldova

This policy paper is elaborated by the Association of Experts for Security and Global Affairs and was amended with the key recommendations of academic experts from the region, participants in the online debate of August 18, 2020. The discussion brought together experts from Romania, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. The objective of the debate was to highlight developments in the bilateral relations Romania — Republic of Moldova and Ukraine […]

Policy Paper: How the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea Annexation Challenged the Baltic States

The Russian aggressive and their provocative policy in the region have confirmed that Russia with its politico-economic system generates a challenge to the West. This article demonstrates an approach to security and foreign policymaking of the three Baltic States considering the Ukraine crisis which was perceived as one of their biggest foreign policy challenges and this is the reason why I intend to explain the reaction of the Baltic States. […]

Summit-ul Uniunea Europeană – Ucraina. Noi priorități în agenda bilaterală a partenerilor

Pe 8 iulie 2019 la Kiev s-a desfășurat cel de-al 21-lea Summit Uniunea Europeană – Ucraina. În cadrul evenimentului a fost adoptată o și o declarație comună, un angajament reciproc prin care părțile semnatare își asumă anumite obligații pentru aprofundarea dialogului și a interacțiunii. De asemenea, în cadrul evenimentului părțile au mai semnat câteva documente, care confirmă disponibilitatea instituțiilor europene de a acorda asistență financiară pentru Ucraina, în scopul implementării […]

Elections in Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova. What Role for Russian Foreign Policy Tools?

Executive Summary The parliamentary elections in the Republic of Moldova and the presidential elections in Ukraine, which took place in 2019, are the subject of this policy paper. The aim of the study is to analyze the Russian Federation’s foreign policy instruments and options in addressing the two electoral campaigns, how the narratives of Moscow’s official leaders have developed, as well as the interests of other stakeholders for whom the […]

Policy Paper: The Impact of Russia’s Strategic Interest in the Black Sea Region on Imbalansing the Russian Economy

This policy paper examines the way the Russian economy sustains one of its objectives – to serve as a material base for pursuing Russia’s national strategic goals. While briefly presenting the context of the specific time-frames when the macroeconomic model of the Russian Federation was supposed to be renewed and the main goals established by the Economic Strategy, attention is given to the impact of the developments in 2014 – […]