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


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:


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)


– 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)


– 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).


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