Tag: European Union

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: Traumatized European perspective in EU’s vicinity and the Moldovan echoes

Inner tensions, lack of geopolitical projection and frustration of European aspirations of neighbors: the EU's actions as well as inactions weakens its position in Moldova and in the neighborhood. It opens the door for new actors to take over.

L’Invité D&B: Is there European integration after Maia Sandu’s government?

Moldova is at a new political crossroads, but the European focus on domestic and foreign policy cannot be radically changed overnight 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: Russia’s pragmatic game in a friendlier Moldova

There is nothing less stable than the ruling coalition in Moldova - now it has terminated the rule of oligarch Plahotniuc. Geopolitical questions arise.

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.

L’Invité D&B: “Anti-oligarchic spring” or temporary illusions in Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia

The political events in Moldova complement the regional trends in the Eastern Partnership, where after Armenia in 2018 the oligarchic regimes of Ukraine and Georgia began to shake. However, the diminishing of the oligarchic influence must be a permanent and holistic objective, and in no case a temporary action aimed at a single oligarch.

LLB: En Ukraine, un premier pas  est de ne plus se tirer dessus

Le désengagement à Stanytsia Louhanska est inédit, et porte l'espoir d'un arrêt des combats. Il n'est pourtant qu'un "projet pilote", isolé sur les 400 kilomètres de la ligne de front.

RFI: Démonstration de solidarité au 21ème sommet EU-Ukraine à Kiev

Une occasion de rappeler la solidarité de Bruxelles, 119 millions d’euros à l'appui.