Anaklia’s deep sea port – a new strategic pivot in Eurasia
Anaklia could become instrumental in unfolding the U.S. Asia re-balancing strategy while China’s Belt and Road initiative is on the rise.
CEFTA – EU enlargement safeboat for Georgia and Ukraine in the wake of an illiberal order
Insufficient alignment of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Belarus with the core policy of Eastern Partnership poses the EU a serious dilemma. On the one hand, the EU needs to decide whether the deeper inclusion of these countries in European…
EU: Refugees, Nord Stream 2 and Visegrad 4
On June 28-29, the EU Summit took place in Brussels, Belgium. The leaders of 29 states of the bloc gathered together to discuss the number of issues varying from the “Brexit” and the economic affairs to security and defense as well as the…
Georgia – A New Cornerstone in Transatlantic Relations
The active transatlantic flirt between Europe and the USA was re-energised after World War II and lasted until the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Ukraine decentralisation in the Context of Resolving the Crisis
The paper will discuss three main institutional designs aimed at decentralising the central government in Ukraine – the devolution of power to local territorial communities, the territorial autonomy of Donbas, and the federalisation of the…