Europe’s Eastern Neighborhood

    • Strategic Europe

    The Battered OSCE Is Needed More Than Ever

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is overstretched, underfunded, and assailed on all sides, yet its work has never been so essential.

    • Ukraine Reform Monitor: April 2017

      In the past year, Ukraine’s reform progress slowed as the president consolidated power and key decentralization reforms met opposition in the parliament.

      • Strategic Europe

      Why the EU Should Engage With Belarus

      • Yauheni Preiherman
      • April 03, 2017

      Instead of looking for ways to punish Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, the EU should focus on how to improve long-term relations.

      • Book

      Europe’s Eastern Crisis: The Geopolitics of Asymmetry

      In recent years, a series of crises have erupted on the European Union’s eastern borders. In response, the EU has begun to map its own form of “liberal-redux geopolitics” that combines various strategic logics.

      • Whither the South Caucasus?

        Twenty-five years after Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia became independent states, the South Caucasus remains a strategically sensitive region.

        • Strategic Europe

        What the EU Can Do for Belarus and Russia

        Protests in Belarus and Russia reveal the power of ordinary people. There are many steps the European Union can take to support citizens in Europe’s East.

        • Strategic Europe

        Belarus, the EU’s Neglected Eastern Neighbor

        Protests across Belarus sparked by the country’s deteriorating economic situation are being met with studied indifference from the EU.

        • Strategic Europe

        Azerbaijan’s Lost Transparency

        Azerbaijan’s suspension from a coalition of energy-extracting countries will harm Baku’s international brand and image as a reliable place to invest.

        • Report

        Global Civic Activism in Flux

        • Richard Youngs, Youssef Cherif, Hafsa Halawa, Vijayan MJ, Adams Oloo, Natalia Shapovalova, Janjira Sombatpoonsiri, Marisa von Bülow, Özge Zihnioğlu
        • March 17, 2017

        Case studies from eight countries show how civic activism across the world is evolving and reveal crosscutting themes relevant to the future of civil society support.

        • Op-Ed

        Revisiting the 2014 Annexation of Crimea

        • Gwendolyn Sasse
        • March 15, 2017
        • Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS)

        By reminding themselves of 2014’s sequence of events, and of Crimea’s long and varied history, observers can avoid buying into the Russian narrative that legitimizes the annexation.

      Carnegie Experts on
      Europe’s Eastern Neighborhood

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        Thomas de Waal
        Senior Fellow
        Carnegie Europe
        De Waal is a senior fellow with Carnegie Europe, specializing in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus region.
      • expert thumbnail - Dempsey
        Judy Dempsey
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        Carnegie Europe
        Editor in chief
        Strategic Europe
        Dempsey is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.
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        Stefan Lehne
        Visiting Scholar
        Carnegie Europe
        Lehne is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the post–Lisbon Treaty development of the European Union’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on relations between the EU and member states.
      • expert thumbnail - Sasse
        Gwendolyn Sasse
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        Carnegie Europe
        Sasse is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe. Her research focuses on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, EU enlargement, and comparative democratization.
      • expert thumbnail - Valášek
        Tomáš Valášek
        Carnegie Europe
        Valášek is the director of Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on security and defense, transatlantic relations, and Europe’s Eastern neighborhood.
      • expert thumbnail - Vimont
        Pierre Vimont
        Senior Fellow
        Carnegie Europe
        Vimont is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on the European Neighborhood Policy, transatlantic relations, and French foreign policy.
      • expert thumbnail - Youngs
        Richard Youngs
        Senior Fellow
        Democracy and Rule of Law Program
        Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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