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A series of blogs were published about economic relations between Visegrad countries and Russia

03.01.2017

In light of the strained ties that soured over the conflict in Ukraine, PSSI is currently involved in a project concerning the development of economic relations between Visegrad countries and Russia. As part of this undertaking, a series of blog posts are being created in order to shed light on the research findings on a regular basis. 

Here's a summary of the recent blog posts and longer commentaries:

January

Despite the war in eastern Ukraine still ongoing, the Czech-Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Industrial, Scientific, and Technical Cooperation resumed its activity last year (by PSSI in Czech)

– The impact of Russian sanctions on the Polish agri-food sector (by CPRDiP's Director Ernest Wyciszkiewiczin in English)

December

– The development of Czech-Russian trade relations in light of Ukraine crisis (by PSSI in Czech)

– Fico's multi-vector reaction to sanctions against Russia (by Slovak Foreign Policy Association in Slovak)

– The Russian-Ukrainian war’s imprint on Polish-Russian trade (by CPRDiP's Director Ernest Wyciszkiewiczin in English)

– Russia and sanctions - is there a way-back? (by CEID's Senior Fellow Deák András in Hungarian)

November

– Russia-Slovakian trade relations and "the price" of economic sanctions (by SFPA in Slovak)

 

Find out more about the project herePartners include Centre for Euro-Atlantic Integration and Democracy (CEID)Slovak Foreign Policy Association (SFPA), and Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding (CPRDiP).

 

RMSSP students discussed the economic and political situation in Ukraine with journalist Ondrej Soukup

23.02.2017

On February 21, Czech journalist Ondrej Soukup delivered an opening lecture of the second semester of Robinson Martin Security Scholars Program 2016/2017. Mr. Soukup, a renowned expert on Eastern Europe from Czech daily Hospodarske noviny,  provided ... more »

Save the date: 21-22 March, 2017, CSIS - PSSI Space Security Conference in Washington, D.C.

20.02.2017

On 21-22 March, 2017, PSSI will host its next Space Security Conference, in collaboration with Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. Fourth in this series, the conference is entitled "Space Security: ... more »

Energy Security Academy 2017 has just begun

13.02.2017

Today, PSSI launched its fifth one-week intensive Energy Security Academy, organized in cooperation with Masaryk University’s Centre for Energy Studies. This year’s program focuses on innovative policies and technologies advancing energy ... more »

PSSI is 6th in ranking in Central and Eastern Europe in prestigious University of Pennsylvania “2016 Global Go-To Think Tank Index“

09.02.2017

The Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) is pleased to announce that it has maintaned its 6th position in global ranking in the cathegory Central and Eastern Europe (including Russia) for the second consecutive year and remains the ... more »

PSSI's Ivana Smolenova on disinformation in Eastern Europe for SFR (Switzerland's radio and TV broadcaster)

08.02.2017

PSSI's Ivana Smolenova commented on the Russian disinformation in Eastern Europe and on the fight of Czechs against it for the Swiss television SFR (Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen). She focused on the high number of "Fake news" ... more »

PSSI Participated in an expert seminar on energy security in Bratislava

25.01.2017

On January 17, PSSI took part in an expert seminar in Bratislava focusing on energy security in the Visegrad region. The seminar was organised within the project "Energy Market in Central Europe - New Opportunities, New Challenges" led by the ... more »