Ukraine’s success is the best deterrent against the Russian revanche

By |junij 24th, 2020|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, disinformation, Donbas conflict, hybrid warfare, Nato, News, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin|

There is no better strategy for the West in dealing with Russia than strength and unity, and there should be no appeasement and no return to “business as usual”, writes Kostiantyn Yelisieiev.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine’s success is the best deterrent against the Russian revanche

Eastern Partnership teleconference sets priorities for summit in spring

By |junij 19th, 2020|Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, coronavirus, Eastern Partnership summit, EU enlargement, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, News, nuclear energy, Ukraine|

EU and Eastern Partnership (EaP) heads of state and governments as well as European institution leaders met on Thursday  (18 June) to discuss the COVID-19 crisis as well as reaffirm the strategic partnership and discuss its future. However, the talks...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Eastern Partnership teleconference sets priorities for summit in spring

Ukraine ambassador offers preview of Eastern Partnership virtual meeting

By |junij 18th, 2020|Eastern Partnership, justice reform, News, Ukraine|

EU and Eastern Partnership (EaP) heads of state and governments as well as European institution leaders are meeting via video link today (18 June) to underline the strategic importance of the partnership and discuss  long-term objectives.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine ambassador offers preview of Eastern Partnership virtual meeting

It is time for the EU to build security partnerships with its neighbours

By |junij 18th, 2020|Abkhazia, Crimea annexation, cyber-attacks, Eastern Partnership, Eastern Ukraine crisis, frozen conflicts, Georgia, Mediterranean, Moldova, Nato, News, South Ossetia, Transnistria, Ukraine|

As the EU is discussing the way to develop the Eastern Partnership policy for the decade ahead, it is time for the EU to finally become more ambitious about the security dimension of this partnership, three former Eastern Partnership foreign...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za It is time for the EU to build security partnerships with its neighbours

Hungary banks on Balkan Stream to triple capacity of gas supply to Slovakia

By |junij 2nd, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Balkan Stream, Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, gazprom, Hungary, News, Peter Szijjarto, pipeline politics, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkish Stream, Ukraine|

Hungary will triple the capacity of a natural gas pipeline border interconnector towards Slovakia by 2024, enabling the pipeline to carry more than 5 billion cubic metres of natural gas per year, the foreign minister said on Tuesday (2 June).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hungary banks on Balkan Stream to triple capacity of gas supply to Slovakia

EU’s chief diplomat takes position against readmiting Russia to G7

By |junij 2nd, 2020|cyber sanctions, G7 summit, hacking, News, Russia, Ukraine, United States|

EU’s chief diplomat Josep Borrell on Tuesday (2 June) rejected the idea floated by the White House over the weekend to reinvite Russia to this year’s G7 gathering hosted by the US. “The G7 cannot become G8 (…) until Russia...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU’s chief diplomat takes position against readmiting Russia to G7

Ukraine is getting itself into US election troubles

By |maj 27th, 2020|Bulgaria, Donald Trump, Georgia, Hungary, Joseph Biden, Mikheïl Saakashvili, minority rights, News, Petro Poroshenko, Russia, Ukraine, US elections 2020, Viktor Orbán, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukraine is losing friends: among other mistakes, by playing internal politics, the country’s President has taken sides in the US elections, which may be disastrous for the country in the future, writes Pavlo Fedykovych.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukraine is getting itself into US election troubles

Russian gas transit via Poland has almost halted

By |maj 26th, 2020|gazprom, News, Poland, Russia, trilateral gas talks, Ukraine, Yamal|

Russian natural gas transit via the Yamal-Europe pipeline, which traverses Poland, has almost dried up, Interfax cited gas pipeline operators as saying on Monday (25 May), days after a gas transit deal between Moscow and Warsaw expired.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russian gas transit via Poland has almost halted

Former Ukrainian president in another round of questioning amid ‘geopolitical’ leaks

By |maj 22nd, 2020|Joe Biden, News, Poroshenko, Ukraine, US elections 2020, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, now a lawmaker, has been called in for "urgent questioning" by the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) in a case involving the smuggling of 43 valuable paintings out of Ukraine, the state's investigation ser...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Former Ukrainian president in another round of questioning amid ‘geopolitical’ leaks

EU’s Strategic Sovereignty start in Eastern Europe

By |maj 11th, 2020|Eastern Partnership, Moldova, News, Ukraine|

While European societies take stock on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic on the EU, it has been increasingly common to hear that the pandemic proved the need for the EU to be more strategically sovereign. No doubt about that. But the real test for EU power and its strategic sovereignty won’t be in masks, but on how the EU deals with external problems, not least in its neighbourhood, write Nicu Popescu and Gustav Gressel.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU’s Strategic Sovereignty start in Eastern Europe