Europe's East Archives

  • All Quiet on the Eastern Front?

    Opinion 27-11-2017

    Expectations were high for the 5th Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit, after the EaP had receded into the background with the migration flows coming from the Southern Neighbourhood. Sadly, new creative powers were not noticeable, writes Miriam Kosmehl.

  • Nuclear spat at Eastern Partnership summit

    News | Energy 24-11-2017

    A heated exchange broke out between Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite and Belarus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei on the issue of the controversial Astravyets nuclear power plant, during the Eastern Partnership summit on Friday (24 November).

  • Europe’s murky Eastern energy deals

    Opinion | Energy 24-11-2017

    Millions of euros in public money are being invested in large infrastructure projects in the EU’s eastern neighbours in total disregard for Europe’s climate goals, and local communities, writes Manana Kochladze.

  • Bringing the Eastern Partnership closer to the citizens

    Opinion 24-11-2017

    The Eastern Partnership can only be successful if people feel and believe in its positive results and see concrete improvements in their daily lives, write Micheil Dschanelidse and Michael Roth.

  • Slovak political elites: Between EU and Russia

    News | Global Europe 24-11-2017

    While Slovak president Andrej Kiska spoke in Strasburg about the need to counter Russian propaganda, the President of the Parliament Andrej Danko praised “pan-Slavic unity” in the Russian Duma. EURACTV Slovakia reports.

  • Leaders gather for low-key EU Eastern Partnership summit

    News | Global Europe 24-11-2017

    Leaders from the EU and six former Soviet states meet in Brussels today (24 November) for the latest summit aimed at deepening ties, but thorny subjects like Russian influence and the war in Ukraine are off the agenda.