Europe’s Eastern Neighborhood


    • Event

    EU-Russia Forum

    • June 07, 2011
    • Brussels

    Too often, debate on the relationship between Europe and Russia is driven by events—including elections, changes in leadership, and summits—which may provide important policy openings but do not always allow for thoughtful consideration of the long-term factors that shape the relationship.

    • Event

    EU-Ukraine DCFTA: How Close, How Deep and How Expensive?

    While the European Union is keen to strengthen its relations with Ukraine, some member states are wary of the lack of democracy and the weak rule of law in the country.

    • Article

    Doing Geopolitics in Eastern Europe

    President Obama's visit to Warsaw serves as a geopolitical re-investment in a region that hosts Europe’s most pro-American populace, and which had developed very serious doubts over whether the United States was still the reliable friend and ally they want so much.

    • Event

    Competing for the Future Today: A New Innovation Policy for Russia

    A new report by Opora Rossii examines the strengths and weaknesses of Russia's national innovation system and outlines recommendations for fostering innovation in the country.

    • Event

    Russia 2020: Scenarios for the Future

    Russia faces a range of challenges as it attempts to modernize and effectively use its power on the global stage in the coming decade.

    • Op-Ed

    EU and Ukraine: Trade is Not the Main Issue

    A legally binding free-trade agreement could be a key instrument in the EU's efforts to push Ukraine to reform.

    • Op-Ed

    A Man of the Oligarchs

    Amid growing concern over Viktor Yanukovych’s policies, the question remains to what extent the current political set-up in Ukraine can withstand international and domestic pressure.

    • Article

    Viktor Yanukovych: A Man of the Oligarchs

    There is widespread concern both inside Ukraine and in the international community about the country’s course as fears grow that Viktor Yanukovych’s policies are rolling back Ukraine’s political freedoms.

    • Article

    Belarus: Time for Creative Thinking

    While the EU and the United States enacted strong repercussions for the violent crackdowns following Belarus' December presidential elections, long-term stability will require moving beyond the current political stalemate.

    • Event

    Russia's Future

    Russia is both a resurgent power on the international stage and a key partner for Europe. However, the country still faces a myriad of social and economic challenges.

Carnegie Experts on
Europe’s Eastern Neighborhood

  • expert thumbnail - de Waal
    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.
  • expert thumbnail - Lehne
    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 - Shapovalova
    Natalia Shapovalova
    Visiting Fellow
    Carnegie Europe
    Natalia Shapovalova is a visiting fellow at Carnegie Europe, where her research focuses on Eastern Europe, with particular focus on Ukraine and EU policy toward the Eastern neighborhood.
  • 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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