Category: Analyse

L’invité D&B: Natsionalniy Druzhyny, les phalanges du “Nouvel Ordre” ukrainien?

  °Adrien Nonjon est un étudiant-chercheur français de l’Institut Français de Géopolitique, spécialisé sur l’Ukraine et l’extrême-droite. Il officie également pour les think tanks Groupe d’Etudes Géopolitiques (ENS Ulm) et CREER Geneva   Qu’importe les critiques et les doutes - et qu’importe les moyens utilisés - Azov et la Druzhyna entendent bâtir un projet politique ...

L’invité D&B: Moldova and position of EaP leader between forced reforms and advantage of regional comparison

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. As long as the European conditionality is unable to generate a transformation in the political elites, the real advancing of democracy and the European ...

L’invité D&B: Constitutional Court, European integration and (geo)political struggle in Moldova

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. The specification of new rules of the game by the case law of the Court opened ‘Pandora’s box’ and generated an excess of ...

L’invité D&B: Struggle against Russian propaganda in Moldova, touching of U.S. and European content

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. The real struggle against the Russian propaganda is a short- and long-term imperative. That’s why this should be depoliticized and turned into an ...

BMB: Are Protests on the Rise Accross Russia? Data Says “Probably”

Article published on the Bear Market Brief website on November 28th, 2017. Lawyers may seem an unlikely bunch to go on strike, especially in Russia. Yet, in September and October, lawyers’ associations in several Russian regions (Sverdlovsk, in the Urals, Chelyabinsk, near Kazakhstan, and Karelia, on the border with Finland) called on their court-appointed members to stop ...

L’Invité D&B: Future of EaP and Moldova following Brussels Declaration – between pragmatism and local realities

By Dionis Cenuşa° – initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. The EU’s hesitations will cost a lot and will result in the loss of the public support needed to exert down-up high-quality pressure ...

Dans les Balkans, la liberté de la presse en danger

Le 13 octobre, Vehbi Kajtazi, un journaliste d’investigation kosovar célébré pour ses enquêtes sur la corruption au sein de l’appareil d’Etat local était attaqué dans un bar de la capitale, Pristina, et laissé le visage en sang. Deux mois plus tôt, Parim Olluri, éditeur à Insajderi (“Insider”), un site internet d’enquête où travaille aussi Vehbi ...

On Russian State TV, The Kremlin’s N°1 Pundit Tries To Sell Change Without Change

As the infamous head of the state press agency “Rossiya Segodnya,” Dmitry Kiselyov’s job is to sell the Kremlin’s viewpoint to a foreign and domestic audience. But in the October 1st edition of “News of the week,” the flagship news show of Russian state TV channel “Rossiya24”, the conservative and traditionalist Kiselyov did something slightly ...

L’invité D&B – EU’s mission in Eastern neighborhood and Moldova: stimulation of development or European integration?

By Dionis Cenuşa° - initially published on IPN ° Dionis Cenuşa is a political scientist from Moldova who works as Program Director on Energy Security at the Independent Economic Think-tank “Expert-Group”, based in Chisinau. The European Union’s attachment to pragmatism becomes a more accentuated constant in its relationship with the Eastern neighborhood. It is yet wrong and ...

BMB: “Sechin has wanted to carve up Gazprom for many years” – The Stanovaya interview, part 2

Interview published on the Bear Market Brief website on October 11th 2017. Is Sechin’s recent behavior an example of the Russian elite getting more “aggressive”? I’m not sure that “aggressive” is the right word in this context. The problem is Putin used to play the role of an arbitrator, but nowadays he doesn’t want to lose time ...