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All the materials marked with tag: Eastern Partnership
30 August, 2016World
What shapes Georgia’s foreign policy and perceptions of its course domestically?
28 January, 2014
The EuroMaidan began as a protest against President Yanukovych’s decision to disrupt the Association Agreement with the EU. Over the past two months, it has escalated into resistance to the government and President Yanukovych himself
20 January, 2014News
“The Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum calls upon the European Union to cease all financial assistance to the government of Ukraine, and to impose a travel ban on all 239 Ukrainian MPs who voted on 16 January 2014 for authoritarian new laws,” the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum’s Statement on repressive laws in Ukraine and Azerbaijan claims.
30 December, 2013News
“The Moscow deal further reduces Ukrainian room for maneuver in its foreign and internal policies. Russian loan and cheaper gas price will allow Ukrainian government to freeze major problems in Ukrainian economy until 2015 elections but it is not a support which can solve growing economic instability,” says Wojciech Kononczuk, Head of Department for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova at the OSW (Centre for Eastern Studies) think-tank, in his comment for The Ukrainian Week
19 December, 2013
The EU should apply a softer and wiser approach to Ukrainian society in terms of freedom of movement. No Ukrainian citizen should feel a poor cousin in EU countries
23 November, 2013News
The statement of the Ukrainian government on suspension of preparations for the Association Agreement will have broad impact on Ukraine, but also on those that support European integration in other Eastern Partnership countries, says Amanda Paul, a Policy Analyst at the European Policy Centre in Brussels, in her commentary to The Ukrainian Week
6 November, 2013World
Ilham Aliyev’s victory in the October 9 show election signals that the regime in Baku pushes Azerbaijan further into the authoritarian abyss with silent consent from the West
4 November, 2013News
Compared to previous EU policies, the EaP toolbox has greater potential to introduce and stimulate domestic reforms in the region. However, the EU's toolbox suffers from major weaknesses, resulting in a series of gaps with partner countries, a senior research fellow at the Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS) Laure Delcour and reader in Politics and International Studies at the University of Birmingham Kataryna Wolczuk in their paper for European Policy Center admit.
17 October, 2013News
Polish quarterly journal of Central and Eastern European Affairs The New Eastern Europe conducted a survey with ten experts from across Europe about the progress of the Eastern Partnership countries on their way to EU.
27 September, 2013News
Washington "should not countenance" an apparent increase in Russian pressure on its neighbors as they seek closer ties with the European Union, Eliot Engel, New York's top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee said in an interview with RFE/RL.
24 September, 2013Politics
As the November Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius draws closer, doubts fade that Kyiv and Brussels will sign the Association Agreement. How they see its implementation, is the question
20 September, 2013
13 September, 2013News
Former co-rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for Ukraine Hanne Severinsen says that Russia should respect the free choice of the countries of Eastern partnership and therefore considers EU-resolution which was adopted yesterday as highly on time.
11 September, 2013News
In his report published at the Lithuania Tribune, Gediminas Kirkilas, Vice-Speaker of the Lithuanian’s Seimas and the Chairman of the European Affairs Committee, analyzes the Eastern Partnership dilemma between the EU and Russia
8 July, 2013
Creeping authoritarianism and state-engineered Islamization can estrange Turkey from its Western neighbors and embroil it even more closely in the turmoil in the Middle East
4 July, 2013News
The Eastern Partnership was a “model of EU integration without membership” but that it needed success stories in order to have a future, said Laurynas Kasčiūnas, an analyst at the Eastern Europe Studies Centre in Vilnius
2 July, 2013News
A series of sex- and-bribery scandals in the new EU states is clouding the EU’s progress in Eastern Europe, reports GlobalPost
28 March, 2013News
After four years, the EU's Eastern Partnership (EaP) has not delivered any tangible political or social results, Olaf Osica, director of the Centre of Eastern Studies in Poland, said during the discussion in the European Parliament.
27 March, 2013News
Visegrad states could play a special role in promoting the liberalization of EU visa requirements for its eastern neighbours, Marta Jaroszewicz, senior research fellow at Centre for Eastern Studies, notes in her article for Visegradrevue.
22 February, 2013World
Andrew Wilson, political analyst and Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, talks to The Ukrainian Week about the Ukraine-EU Summit and Yanukovych's tactics in negotiations with Brussels
7 October, 2011Politics
At the Eastern Partnership summit, EU leaders indicated that there is a direct link between Ukraine’s European integration prospects and the Yulia Tymoshenko case
5 August, 2011Politics
Former French Ambassador to Ukraine, Philippe de Suremain: “Ukraine is the cornerstone of the future Europe”
27 April, 2011World
In 2011, the Eastern Partnership is very likely to be marginalized in the EU’s external policy
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On May 16, Ukrainian filmmaker currently jailed in Russia as a political prisoner went on a hunger strike. In a public letter he wrote that he would only stop the strike if all 64 Ukrainian prisoners jailed in Russia for politically-motivated grounds are released
24 May, Stanislav Kozliuk,
The opposition in Ukraine is mostly reactive and it chooses actions that will be most useful for criticizing the current Administration or gaining the attention of a specific part of the electorate. What Ukraine needs most right now is a consolidating program and a party that could present its own alternative for the country
24 May, Oleksandr Kramar,
The strange multiplication by division of political parties in Ukraine and their internecine infighting
24 May, Denys Kazanskyi,
Why are Ukrainian users more and more often finding themselves banned by Facebook?
21 May, Yuriy Lapayev,
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