President Viktor Yanukovich (Ukraine) and President Vladimir Putin (Russia)

Ukraine, Russia and the EU in the context of energy security

This article was first published in the Journal of Turkish Weekly, on December 10, 2013. JTW Interview, USAK Expert Hasan S. Özertem The demonstrations on Kiev’s main squareMaidan have been sparked by President Viktor Yanukovich declaring on November 21 that the Ukraine will suspend the negotiation of an association agreement with the European Union, under economic…

The Chain Bridge in Budapest

Hungary’s Fidesz Party’s Foreign Policy Orientation

The Chain Bridge in Budapest A recent article on Hungary’s foreign policy talks about the reorientation of Hungary’s foreign policy from the EU towards China, Russia and the US. In the light of a weakening European Union and a less reliable NATO, Budapest is reassessing its position in Europe. A more centralised control of domestic…