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Section: German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Germany)

      The Rule of Law in Contemporary Ukraine
      Feb29

      The Rule of Law in Contemporary Ukraine

      Ukraine’s Euromaidan protest movement, which brought about the fall of President Yanukovych in 2014, has led to a comprehensive process of reforms. However, this process is being hampered and delayed by a large number of internal and external hurdles. There are particularly significant obstacles to establishing a state governed by the rule...

      Offshore Hydrocarbon Resources in the Arctic
      Feb17

      Offshore Hydrocarbon Resources in the Arctic

      The Arctic region has been an area of low tension since the end of the Cold War. This observation is important because the run on hydrocarbons in the Arctic has not resulted in increased rivalries as expected. The outcomes have been international joint ventures in oil and gas project on the economic side and a strengthening of Arctic governance...

      A Common Energy Market in the Eurasian Economic Union
      Feb03

      A Common Energy Market in the Eurasian Economic Union

      To the east of the European Union a regional energy market is taking shape under the auspices of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Even if the interests of the participating states diverge and the ultimate shape of the market remains unclear, the development is likely to be substantial. On the one hand, it threatens to deepen the fragmentation...

      Russia: Turn to China?
      Jan20

      Russia: Turn to China?

      After its relations with the West deteriorated massively in the course of the Ukraine crisis, Russia has been aligning itself increasingly towards China. This shift is most obvious in the strategic spheres of military and energy cooperation. Even if the immediate impacts on Germany and the European Union – caused by the dynamics in the...

      [Translate to English:] Russlands Wende nach China
      Jan19

      [Translate to English:] Russlands Wende nach China

      [Translate to English:] Seitdem sich die Beziehungen zum Westen im Zuge der Krise um die Ukraine massiv verschlechtert haben, orientiert sich Russland verstärkt Richtung China. Diese Annäherung ist vor allem in den strategischen Bereichen Militär- und Energiekooperation zu beobachten. Auch wenn die unmittelbaren Auswirkungen auf Deutschland und...

      The Ukraine Conflict and the Danger of Nuclear Accidents
      Jan08

      The Ukraine Conflict and the Danger of Nuclear Accidents

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      Germany and the Role of Nuclear Weapons
      Jan08

      Germany and the Role of Nuclear Weapons

      Never since the end of the Cold War have the international community and Europe been so deeply divided over the role of nuclear weapons in security policy. There is disagreement within the United Nations over whether to begin negotiations on a treaty banning nuclear weapons. At the same time, Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and...

      Unexpected, Unforeseen, Unplanned
      Jan08

      Unexpected, Unforeseen, Unplanned

      There is little politicians and administrations fear more than being taken off guard and ill-prepared by a major incident. However inadequate the planning and instruments, decisions must be made and action taken. As such, unexpected events expose decision-makers to the risks of portentous decisions arrived at under conditions of great...

      Russian Energy Policies Revisited
      Dec03

      Russian Energy Policies Revisited

      The analysis of Russian energy policies after the political crisis in and around Ukraine offers important insights with respect to the economic and geopolitical repercussions. The structural changes made in the Russian energy sector have been significant and include both internal and external dimensions. The Russian energy sector is under stress...

      Perspectives for NATO-Russia Relations
      Nov23

      Perspectives for NATO-Russia Relations

      Institutional relations between NATO and Russia have been suspended since the illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the war in eastern Ukraine. Conflicting ideas about Euro-Atlantic security have left the relationship deeply and lastingly damaged. This makes it all the more important to gain clarity about the determining factors and...

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