25 Years After the Fall of the USSR: Developments in the Eastern Partnership Countries


The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, invite you to a seminar focusing on the countries which are part of the EU:s Eastern Partnership: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. What is the current political and economic development in these countries? What is the role of the EU and Russia in the region, and how does the Eastern Partnership influence EU-Russia relations?  

This is the first seminar of three, highlighting that it has been 25 years since the fall of the USSR and examining how developments in the former Soviet republics have taken different directions. 


Arkady Moshes
Programme Director at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Andrei Makarychev
Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Tartu

Maria Persson Löfgren
Swedish Radio's correspondent in Russia

The seminar will be moderated by Martin Kragh, Senior Research Fellow and Head of UI’s Russia and Eurasia Programme.

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Time: 14.30-15.45. Registration from 14.00. No late entries.
Location: The Swedish Institute of International Affairs, Drottning Kristinas väg 37, Stockholm
Language: English
Seminar fee: UI members free. Non members 100 SEK.

The seminar is fully booked.


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