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New Independent States

NEI

This research area analyses the evolutions of New Independent States (Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaïdjan, Kazakhstan, Ouzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tadjikistan and Kirghizistan) and of their relations with the Russian Federation.

19/02/2019
By: Vladislav INOZEMTSEV

The 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine take place against the backdrop of the continuing “hybrid war” with Russia, but are also marked by the visible successes of the Ukrainian leadership in strengthening the country’s defenses, reviving its economic growth and...

17/12/2018
By: Nadège ROLLAND

Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus have long been a blind-spot for Chinese diplomacy and economic policy. For over a decade, however, China has been laying the foundations of a long-term presence in the area, a process which has accelerated since the end of 2013 with the launch of the Belt...

31/07/2016
By: Vyacheslav LIKHACHEV

From the very beginning, the armed conflict that broke out in the Donbass in the spring of 2014 drew in right-wing radicals, on the Ukrainian as well as on the Russian side. Organised ultra-nationalist groups and individual activists established their own units of volunteers or joined existing...

07/12/2015
By: Ivan TIMOFEEV, Elena ALEKSEENKOVA

The Eurasian axis of Russian foreign policy has been given several impetuses over the last two years. The most important of these has been the sharp deterioration in relations with the West against the backdrop of the Ukraine crisis.

25/11/2014
By: Marcin KOSIENKOWSKI, William SCHREIBER

Following the 2014 separatist conflict in Ukraine, observers have worried about the potential for a similar conflict in Moldova that would interrupt the country’s EU association. Indeed, Moldova’s national minorities largely oppose the country’s process of approximation and integration with...

12
Mar
2015
Thursday 12 March 2015
from 09:00 to 13:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

In May 2015 will be held in Riga the forth summit of the Eastern Partnership, an initiative of the European Union launched in 2009 for six post-Soviet States (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine). The current situation is clearly marked by the Ukrainian crisis and an...

14
Jun
2007
Thursday 14 June 2007
from 18:00 to 19:30 - Ifri Conferences

Conference-debate with Nino Burzhanadze, President of the georgian Parliament.
Chairman: Thierry de Montbrial

In May 2006, Ifri welcomed Mikheil Saakashvili, President of Georgia who came to explain his strategy about euro-atlantic integration...



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