Category: Analyse

BMB: Navalny in the Regions – Social media data tells us where he’s most popular

Article published on the Bear Market Brief website on March 8th, 2018. In early December, all the information about one of Alexei Navalny’s regional campaign offices disappeared from the campaign website of the activist-turned-opposition-politician. The Popular Headquarters of Yessentuki had been set up less than six months earlier and was one of the Putin critic’s ...

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BIP : Novatek : Léonid Mikhelson, le sage (série 1/6)

Article publié le 7 mars 2018 dans le BIP (Bulletin de l’Industrie Pétrolière) Photo : © courtesy “Association Conoscere Eurasia” RUSSIE : PORTRAITS POLITIQUES DES GRANDS PATRONS DU PÉTROLE ET DU GAZ (1/6) Le fonctionnement spécifique de la Russie fait que le Kremlin cherche à s’assurer la « loyauté » des flux financiers générés par les ...

Chronicle of Turkmenistan : TAPI, Afghan section launched, skepticism kept

Article published on Chronicle of Turkmenistan, 28 February 2018 The Afghan section of the TAPI gas pipeline (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) was officially inaugurated on February 23rd. The ceremony aimed among other things to show that despite difficulties the project is still going forward. Nevertheless, big questions remain regarding this crucial project for Turkmenistan’s future It is by ...

L’invité D&B: Absorption of Western Balkans in Europe and spiral of “unionism” 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 distancing of Moldova from the European project can determine a radical review of the opinion of Moldovans with dual nationality, who do ...

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 ...