A trilogy of handbooks, the edited volumes on progress towards good governance in Eastern Europe, and the five unresolved conflicts of the post-Soviet space

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Eastern Partnership Webinar "The Winter War"

On December 9, CEPS within the framework of the “3 DCFTAs” Project and in cooperation with the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum organizes webinar “The…

Joint press release following the 8th Association Council meeting between the EU and Ukraine

On 5 September 2022, the European Union and Ukraine held the 8th meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council in Brussels.   The Association Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the unprovoked and unjustified…


Putin enters the Hitler category

Until now Hitler has been branded as the most extreme incarnation of evil, to the point that he has remained in the history books only, and not heard of in comparisons with any other living personality. That now changes with Putin.

Putin’s evil war

Putin’s comprehensive invasion of Ukraine across its north, east and south borders and inland rocket attacks started early in the morning of Thursday 24 February 2022.   His speech to justify the invasion invoked the objectives of demilitarization…


EU policy governance mechanisms of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine – initially politically under-invested and legally overloaded, now their time has come

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has thrown the EU policy towards its East European neighbours into the spotlight. The EU member states responded to the challenge presented to European security by granting candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova…

Institutional development driven by the EU-Georgia DCFTA

The present paper assesses the impact of the EU-Georgia DCFTA on trade-related institutions in Georgia. The impact is studied in terms of institutional development, dynamics of staff numbers as well as the budget, which in turn is conditioned…


EU Eastern Enlargement: Preparing for Current and Future Threats Through Inclusive Crisis Management and Resilient Critical Infrastructure

Turkey’s Regional Policy and the Prospects of Armenia-Turkey Normalization

The parameters of Western aid to Ukraine and Moldova: preparation for the “Russian winter”

The Sochi Trilateral Summit: Implications for the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement process

Opinion: Balancing the mediators - Armenia and Azerbaijan should avoid offending Russia

Russian attacks on critical infrastructure: risks for Ukraine's resilience and implications for the EU