Tag: EU

L’Invité D&B: The perspective of Russia, China and the EU on the political crisis in Belarus – between intervention, support and influence

Given that the political crisis is already geopolitical, the Belarusian opposition must capitalize on geopolitical factors in its favor, just as Lukashenko does...

L’Invité D&B: Germany’s Presidency in the EU Council and the Eastern Partnership’s future: A Guide to handling an “uncomfortable” reality

The “trio” presidency, which starts with Germany, should consider creative solutions that can introduce more objective, nuanced and sharp “rules of the game” for the Eastern Partnership.

L’Invité D&B: On the effects of the Pandemic – between European solidarity and the Eastern neighbourhood’s resilience

The EU openly recognizes that the resilience of its Eastern neighbours is a priority. The Covid-19 crisis demonstrates how important it is to coordinate actions both within the EU and between Brussels and its eastern neighbourhood.

L’Invité D&B: Year of “Shortened” Europtimism in Moldova: Top 3 Successes and Setbacks in 2019

2019, a complicated year for the Euro-integration process in Moldova. Time for a sharpened pragmatism? By Dionis Cenusa

L’Invité D&B: Michael Weiss on How the Kremlin uses Western Institutions to undermine the West

I’m very tired of hearing Americans “what are we going to do about Russia?” What Americans really have to deal with is what we are going to do about ourselves, our own society, our own electorate. Michael Weiss at a Free Russia House event.

L’Invité D&B: Revival of the Moldova-EU relationship and the logic of alliances with the (pro-) European neighbors

Moldova moves over the handicaps left by the oligarchic regime. Relations with the EU, as with other Western countries, have quickly returned to normality and some new promises of support to Moldova have been initiated. The government of Maia Sandu inspires confidence in Brussels after a long period of unpredictability caused by previous governance between 2017-2019.

RFI: La Moldavie est-elle sortie de sa paralysie institutionnelle?

La démission du gouvernement soutenu par l'oligarque Vladimir Plahotniuc est le résultat d'une pression de l'opposition, ainsi que de la collaboration inédite des Occidentaux et des Russes. Elle ne résout pas toutes les questions.

L’Invité D&B: Visa liberalization in Moldova after five years: weaknesses of good governance and comparisons to Ukraine and Georgia

Georgia’s nervousness around the European concerns contrasts with the calm attitude of Moldova and Ukraine, which prefer to solve the departures related to the visa-free regime with minimum publicity

L’Invité D&B: Pro-EU reluctance versus Euroscepticism in the rhetoric of Moldova’s elections

The pro-European rhetoric is present in the electoral campaign of 2019, but to a lesser extent than in previous parliamentary elections - it is now restricted to foreign policy - by Dionis Cenusa.