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ESGA Q&A. Guest: Alexander Golts

The guest speaker of the event was Alexander Golts, journalist, deputy editor for website EJ.RU (Yezhenedelny Zhurnal), Moscow, Russian Federation. This interview was realized by Iulia Joja, consultant for Euro-Atlantic security and defence, in Bucharest on September 04, 2017, during the participation of Alexander Golts at one of the events that are part of the “Dialogues with Russia for a new generation of experts” implemented by ESGA with the support of […]

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 […]

”Evolution of social-economic policies in Russia” (Economy, Demography, Migration, State of the Nation, Protests)”

Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association (ESGA) has organized on June 18th, 2018, the debate ”Evolution of social-economic policies in Russia” (Economy, Demography, Migration, State of the Nation, Protests)”. The guest speakers of the event were Anton BARBASHIN, editorial director at Riddle, political analyst. Between 2015-2018 he held the position of Managing editor at Intersection. Also, between 2014-2018 he was Analyst at Center for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding. Specialist […]

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 […]

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 […]

Launching of the ESGA Q&A project

Starting with April 2017, we are launching ESGA Q&A project which is part of the communication platform of Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association. Our aim is to bring experts opinions, views and analysis closer to our audience. Through ESGA Q&A project, our goal is to become a dialogue facilitator by discussing a wide range of topics with our expert guests. Although all the views and opinions of the […]

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 […]

Study: Civil Society and Foreign Policy

This study was prepared within ESGA’s project The role of Russian civil society in foreign policy decision making. A comparative analysis with Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. The paper was written by Ileana Racheru, Mihaela Pădureanu, Angela Grămadă. The study is based on more than 50 interviews conducted in March – April 2015. This project was financially supported by The Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation – a project of […]

The Role of Russian Civil Society in Foreign Policy Decision Making. A Comparative Analysis with Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.

The ongoing project “The role of Russian civil society in foreign policy decision making. A comparative analysis with Republic of Moldova and Ukraine (November 2014 – October 2015)” is a Collection of policy briefs, round tables and study visits The initiative is implemented with the financial support of Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, a project of German Marshall Fund. Project brief description: The main goal of this project is […]