Incongruities between Eastern and Western Europe on Nord Stream 2 are burdening the European Energy Union — with the potential for great economic impact.
Russia needs to have a stronger economic proposal as to how it can add value to the east Asia region in the long-term.
Rather than a tool of political oppression, the National Guard could be a reform to assist Russian security institutions in response to new challenges.
An increased Russian military activity in the Baltic Sea is fueling a debate about Swedish NATO membership. However, if this occurred, potential Russo-Swedish cooperation and investment in the Arctic would be negatively impacted.
Central and Eastern Europe are looking for ways to diversify their energy supply. LNG supplied via Croatia provides a promising opportunity.
The issues surrounding this year’s Eurovision song contest, won by Ukraine, highlight a growing European tendency of politicising the public sphere.