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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).

 

PSSI Held a Closed Roundtable on Unconventional Threats to Europe’s Space Operations

18.05.2018

On May 18, 2018, PSSI convened in Prague a closed roundtable entitled “Responding to Unconventional Threats to Europe’s Space Operation”. The event discussed challenges related to what we termed “space hybrid operations”, ... more »

PSSI, Charles University’s Institute of Political Studies, and American Center Organized a Public Lecture on Space Security

18.05.2018

PSSI was delighted to welcome on May 18, 2018, Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Chief Strategy Officer at the European Space Agency (ESA) as the guest lecturer at the Space Security Course accredited within the Charles University’s Master’s Degree in ... more »

PSSI is launching a new project focusing on China

17.05.2018

PSSI is pleased to announce the launch of its newest project - Comparative Analysis of the  Approach Towards China: V4+ and One Belt One Road (OBOR). China's charm offensive across the Visegrad region and the Balkans has been unprecedented ... more »

PSSI to hold a public lecture on space security (May 18, 2018)

10.05.2018

PSSI and Charles University’s Institute of Political Studies, in collaboration with the American Center, will hold a public lecture on space security.  Chief Strategy Officer of the European Space Agency (ESA) Kai-Uwe Schrogl ... more »

PSSI has launched a new project: "Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities"

07.05.2018

The project will seek to identify, analyze and publicize Russian, Chinese, Turkish, and Gulf State influence activities and sharp power in the Balkans. PSSI will specifically focus on malign foreign influence in five post-Yugoslav and not-EU ... more »

Dr. Martina Šmuclerová Joins PSSI

04.05.2018

PSSI is pleased to announce that Dr. Martina Šmuclerová, a former diplomat and international lawyer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, has joined the Institute as a Senior Fellow. Dr. Šmuclerová will ... more »