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

The Association of Experts for Security and Global Affairs (Bucharest), together with colleagues from the Strategic and Security Studies Group and Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian PRISM” (Kyiv), organized on Thursday, July 28, 2022, the third edition of the civil society forum Romania-Ukraine, dedicated to the strategic partnership between our countries. Organized under the auspices of celebrating 30 years of diplomatic relations between Romania and Ukraine, the Forum brought together Romanian […]

Policy Brief: Ukraine - Romanian Perspectives of Maritime Cooperation

Ukraine and Romania have shared the vision of the Black Sea security, maritime development and the necessity to increase regional cooperation for quite a long time. Nevertheless, due to objective and subjective reasons, maritime cooperation has never been at a sufficient level. With the Russian blockade of the Black Sea and rapprochement in Ukraine-Romania and Ukraine-EU/NATO relations, there is a new window of opportunity to boost such cooperation, including long-term […]

Policy Brief: The reaction of the Black Sea countries on Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine: analysis of the objections

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, was not only a violation of international humanitarian law and an encroachment on the sovereignty of an independent country. This move has put the security of all European countries at significant risk, as the Kremlin’s main focus of aggressive rhetoric in recent years has been on the West. Even before the massive offensive on Ukraine, Moscow used disinformation and lobbyists, energy […]

Romania and the Russian Federation: Different Agendas on the Black Sea

Abstract The aim of this paper is to support the structuring policy perspectives of the national security, economic and energy security related relations between Romania and the Russian Federation in the context of Crimea war and intensification of the tensions in the Russia-EU-NATO connections. The Black Sea nexus is the main focus of this paper because this area is possessing a huge geopolitical and geostrategic potentialities to the end that […]