Europe’s Eastern Neighborhood


    • Strategic Europe

    Who Is Who in the Ukrainian Parliament?

    Government and parliament are accepting President Zelenskiy’s proposals and orders too readily, thereby turning the Ukrainian political system into much more of a presidential system than it has ever been.

    • Strategic Europe

    Judy Asks: Is the Détente Between Ukraine and Russia Real?

    A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

    • Transdniestria Today

      A final political solution of the conflict over Transdniestria remains elusive and dependent on wider geopolitical trends. However, in contrast to other conflicts, it is peaceful.

      • Op-Ed

      Young Russians Are Losing Trust in Putin’s Regime and Thinking of Leaving the Country

      A survey of young Russians shows growing dissatisfaction. Within only one year, trust in key political institutions and state-controlled media declined and protest participation increased.

      • Ukraine’s Balancing Act

        • Balázs Jarábik
        • July 24, 2019
        • Centre for East European and International Studies

        The result of Ukraine's parliamentary election shows that the population wants to rebalance the country’s policy priorities and wants the new ruling elites to put citizens’ interests first.

        • Strategic Europe

        A New Start for the Ukrainian Parliament

        After Ukraine’s president wins a majority in the country’s parliament, the potential for real change exists, but it comes with the risk that the government could lose sight of socioeconomic and political priorities.

        • Op-Ed

        Zelenskiy’s Ukraine: Greenhorn Challenge

        The Ukrainian parliamentary election is widely expected to give President Zelenskiy a greater mandate for reform. He has to start to deliver soon and face the resistance of the opposition.

        • Op-Ed

        Abkhazia and the Danger of “Ossetianization”

        The Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia is under pressure. As Georgian-Russian relations suffer a downturn, Abkhazia risks becoming closed off from the outside world just like South Ossetia.

        • Abkhazia Today

          Abkhazia has grown more internationally isolated and dependent on Russia over the last decade, and the big political issues about its future remain unresolved.

          • Strategic Europe

          Judy Asks: Is Liberal Democracy Obsolete?

          A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

        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.
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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.
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          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 - 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, Conflict, and Governance Program
          Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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