Ukraine in Crisis: The Economic and Security Consequences for European Union, Ukraine and Russia

EU has to find a way to effectively engage with Russia, facilitate Ukraine’s progressive reforms, prepare for long lasting political and financial commitment to Ukraine and at the same time strictly demand fulfilment of the agreement reached in Minsk. (PDF) Marek Lenč, Martin Kudrec

German OSCE Chairmanship and Reestablishing of West-Russia Dialogue

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General approach and human dimension aspects of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 and reestablishing of West-Russia dialogue are analyzed. This paper was presented at the OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference held in Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, 1-2 December 2015. (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk

Poland after Presidential Election: No Major Changes in Foreign Policy

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Andrzej Duda has claimed a victory over incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski in Sunday’s presidential election in Poland. His success marks a shift in Polish internal politics, but when it comes to foreign policy, one should not expect the revolution. Duda will try to review relations with Germany, seek closer ties with the United States, stay firm on Russia, and play more active role in settling the conflict in Ukraine. (PDF) Daniel Szeligowski

Возможности и недостатки Нормандского формата

Каждая новая встреча Нормандской четверки порождает дебаты об эффективности и беспристрастности данного формата, учитывая, что ещё совсем недавно Германия и Франция считались наиболее лояльными по отношению к России странами ЕС и НАТО. Теперь же Берлин и Париж являются ключевыми посредниками в урегулировании российско-украинского конфликта. (PDF) Максим Хилько

Capacities and limitations of the Normandy format

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Every new meeting of the Normandy four causes debates on the efficiency and impartiality of this format, given that previously Germany and France were considered to be the most loyal towards Russia among the EU and NATO member states. Now Berlin and Paris are the key mediators in Russia-Ukraine conflict. (PDF) Maksym Khylko

“A fresh look” from Ukraine at German Foreign Policy Priorities

In this particular article, additional attempts have been made to briefly analyze the priorities of modern German foreign policy from the standpoint of Ukraine as a country representing the most recently troubled Eastern Partnership area. (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk, Kyiv