Levente Littvay: I had to work hard in sorting out how I personally feel about political actors I agree with ideologically but find them to be quite populist.
So, recently we observed the elections in two countries with the populist government. In Poland PiS won elections, while in Hungary...
Bermuda Triangle of Brexit

A member of “European Dialogue” Expert Group Nickolay Petrov interviewed James Nixey, Head of the Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House

Michael Emerson: Brexit business could even break up the United Kingdom itself
I cannot help but ask you about the Brexit. Although it has been a long going process between the UK...
Michael Emerson: Putin is Machiavelli and the European Union is Immanuel Kant
Michael Emerson was the first EU Ambassador to the USSR and then Russia from 1991 to 1995. He joined CEPS...
Most of the strategic challenges for Russia and the EU are likely to come from the changing international context
Sabine Fischer got the Interview with Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council, about challenges, opportunities, priorities...
Louis Wierenga: If the League and Italy Brothers will rule together, then Italy will form the most severe right-wing radical government since Mussolini’s time
Conte announced his resignation on Tuesday, officially bringing an end to Western Europe's first post-war populist government. Louis Wierenga, a...
Kirill Rogov’s analytical report: The Dismantling of Communism and 30 Years of the Post-Communist Era
On 31 May – 1 June 2019, Jurmala hosted an international conference called 1989: The Drama of Expectations: The Dismantling...
Russia Facing Europe: A Provisional Road Map
Russia and Europe are not in confrontation—unlike Russia and the United States. They are, however, experiencing estrangement and, in some...
Germany’s Pipeline Politics
When German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Russian President Vladimir Putin in late August, a key item on their agenda was...
Andreas Umland: Towards a Kyiv-Berlin Axis?
Andreas Umland, a Nonresident Fellow at the Institute of International Relations in Prague, Principal Researcher of the Institute for Euro-Atlantic...
Opportunities and Risks in Zelenskyy’s New Ukraine
What to make of the new political realities in Ukraine? Both, the presidential and parliamentary Ukrainian elections of 2019 delivered...
Sergey Utkin: Russian debate on Europe
In a new policy brief for the European Leadership Network, Dr Sergey Utkin highlights how Russia’s unique geographical heritage has...
“European Dialogue” Expert Group: Group presentation and round table “Russia in Europe: current agenda”
Moscow, 26th October, 2016 Elena Lukyanova, Prof., National Research University “Higher School of Economics”- pulse report “The Russian constitutional choice:...
International Working Group: Thinking about common European future

The representatives of civil societies and think tanks from Poland, Ukraine, Germany and Russia met in Potsdam to discuss the issues related to the crisis of European security architecture and possible ways of resolving military and political conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

The last of the offended: Russia’s first post-Putin diplomats
On that cold and snowless February evening, Unter den Linden was deserted. A pale moon hung low over the Brandenburg...
Bringing the radical right in: Lessons learned from Spain
Both Matteo Salvini and Marine le Pen rushed on Sunday night to congratulate Santiago Abascal, leader of Spain’s radical right...
1989- the greatest year in European history?
This series considers how 1989 and it's events will shape our world in the future. Was 1989 the greatest year...
A peace settlement in the Donbas: big talk and small commitments
The recent signing of the Steinmeier Formula, which outlines the implementation of the Minsk Agreements of 2015, left neither signatories nor observers indifferent....
Emmanuel Macron’s very big idea on Russia
Emmanuel Macron is a man with a lot of big ideas about how Europeans should step up their game on...
The geopolitics of reconstruction: Who will rebuild Syria?
As Syria’s guns slowly fall silent and Bashar al-Assad re-establishes central control over much of the country, the wider confrontation...