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…


The Impressive EU-Ukraine Summits – Alongside the Inadequate Enlargement Methodology

The EU-Ukraine Summit   The Kyiv Summit on 2-3 February 2023 was impressive, bringing Presidents Michel and Von der Leyen, plus half of the college of the Commission…

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.


Ukraine’s Alarming Demographics

The task of Ukraine’s reconstruction and recovery is thus far seeing most attention devoted to the economics of repairing physical capital assets. However, the losses of human…

EU Accession Prospects of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia — first responses to the conditions set by the European Commission

In the week following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022 all three East European states associated with the EU – Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia – submitted applications to accede to the EU. In response the European Commission published…


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