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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 – […]

Policy Paper: Cybersecurity – An Instrument of Influence and Meddling in the Decision-making Process of “Partner” Countries

As is the case with new domains in which the economic activity takes a turn for the better, the huge increase in internet usage and access to the network have more than tripled in the last two decades (in 2005, 16% of the world population have had access to the internet, while in 2017 48% of the world population had access to internet). Therefore, this new sector has attracted the attention of […]

The second edition of the EaPTTF: A New Security Agenda for EaP. The Regional Approach (14th November – 16th November 2018, Bucharest)

The second edition of the Eastern Partnership Think Tank Forum with the title ” A New Security Agenda for EaP. The Regional Approach” was held between November 14 – 16, 2018 in Bucharest, Romania under the auspices of the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council. The event was organized by the Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association (Romania) in partnership with  the Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE), […]

Study: Association agreements between the EU and Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine

On August 30, 2018, our colleague, Kamil Całus, from the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW) in Warsaw, presented in Bruxelles at the reunion of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) the briefing paper dedicated to the implementation of the Association Agreement and DCFTA between European Union and the Republic of Moldova, elaborated in cooperation with Dr Angela Gramada from the Security and Global Affairs Association (ESGA) in Bucharest, 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: Alex Nice

Alex Nice, British analyst covering the politics and economics of Russia and the post-Soviet space, Warsaw. In 2013-17 he was Regional Manager at The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in London covering Russia and the CIS. Prior to this he was the Coordinator of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and was subsequently a member of the RIIA Council. This interview was realized […]