New Eastern Europe


    • Testimony

    Transatlantic Security: Two Sets of Issues

    A Euro-Atlantic security community would be built on a transformed strategic relationship between the United States, NATO, and Russia, and reconciliation between Moscow and Central and Eastern Europe.

    • Op-Ed

    Russia and Poland: A Friendship That Must Not Fail

    Since 2008, Russo-Polish relations have seen a positive transformation that has the potential to make this relationship one of the key pillars of stability and security in Europe.

    • Event

    Moldova's Elections: What Comes Next?

    The unsettled political situation in Moldova could hamper further negotiations over the country's accession to the EU, economic reform, and resolution of the enduring separatist conflict in Transdniester.

    • Event

    Whither Ukraine?

    After nine months in power and a fresh victory in October’s local elections, the Yanukovich government’s record raises important questions about the future of Ukraine.

    • Event

    The Ideal President: Election in Belarus

    The ideal president and national leader for Belarus would be someone who appeals to the country’s national archetypes and can help form a national identity for Belarusians.

    • Paper

    Engaging History: The Problems & Politics of Memory in Russia and the Post–Socialist Space

    The use and misuse of history as a tool for political competition and control has become an increasingly visible phenomenon in public and political life in Russia and other post-Soviet countries over recent years.

    • Op-Ed

    Litmus Along the Dniester

    The recent summit between France, Germany, and Russia led to no major developments, but it laid the path toward further improving Russia’s relations with its neighbors and toward a serious discussion about creating a security community spanning North America, Europe, and Russia.

    • Event

    An Agenda for Business and Civil Society in Ukraine

    • Matthew Rojansky, Oleh Rybachuk, Svitalana Zalishchuk
    • October 21, 2010
    • Washington, D.C.

    Maintaining the balance between Russia and Europe in Ukrainian foreign policy has become increasingly challenging, as Kyiv struggles to find a way to integrate its economic future with one or both of the larger powers without losing its political autonomy.

    • Article

    Ukraine Becomes a Presidential-Parliamentary Republic Once More

    The Ukrainian Constitutional Court’s decision to overturn the political reform of 2004 acts as a relative guarantee that, should the opposition win the majority in future parliamentary elections, it will not be able to threaten the president’s agenda.

    • Q&A

    Ukraine's New Direction

    The return of Viktor Yanukovych, who was elected president of Ukraine in February, has sparked fears among some that the momentum of Ukraine’s domestic political and economic reforms would be lost.

Carnegie Experts on
New Eastern Europe

  • expert thumbnail - Baunov
    Alexander Baunov
    Senior Fellow
    Editor in Chief of
    Moscow Center
    Baunov is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Moscow Center and editor in chief of
  • expert thumbnail - Movchan
    Andrey Movchan
    Nonresident Scholar
    Economic Policy Program
    Moscow Center
    Movchan is a nonresident scholar in the Economic Policy Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center.
  • expert thumbnail - Samorukov
    Maxim Samorukov
    Deputy Editor of
    Moscow Center
    Samorukov is a fellow at the Carnegie Moscow Center and deputy editor of
  • expert thumbnail - Trenin
    Dmitri Trenin
    Moscow Center
    Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, has been with the center since its inception. He also chairs the research council and the Foreign and Security Policy Program.

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