Survey: EU’s response to the war in Ukraine

A Flash Eurobarometer survey was commissioned by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communication, with the aim to obtain input from citizens in the European Union (EU) regarding their attitudes on the EU’s response to the…

EC initiates suspension of all duties on imports from Ukraine

The European Commission has proposed today to suspend for one year import duties on all Ukrainian exports to the European Union. The proposal, which is an unprecedented gesture of support for a country at war, would also see the suspension for one…


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…


Opinion on Ukraine’s application for membership of the European Union

This paper responds to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s request on 28 February 2022 for his country to accede to membership of the European Union. The European Council meeting at Versailles on 10-11 March endorsed the Council’s invitation to…

EaP Bulletin No 19: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its impacts on Eastern Europe

From Ukraine the first essential observation is that the Russian Blitzkrieg, originally intended to secure control of Kyiv and overthrow the government within a week or two, has failed. The advance on Kyiv seems halted.  Public opinion…


EU Recovery Plan for Ukraine: Membership Perspective Is Essential for the Efficiency

Armenia faces a critical choice in Nagorno Karabakh

Opinion: Quo Vadis Nagorno-Karabakh?

The April 6 meeting of Pashinyan and Aliyev in Brussels: What next

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Assessment of the Humanitarian, Economic and Financial Impact in the Short and Medium Term

Report on implementation of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union in 2021