EU-Russia relations: a year later

Following the analysis of the state of the art of the relations between the European Union with the US and with China, the time has come with EU and Russia. After these months, it is clear that the world emerging from the pandemic will be very different from the one we knew, but Russia will probably […]


EU-Russia economic relations: a new stage ahead?

“European sanctions are definitely having an impact on [Russian President Vladimir] Putin’s Russia, but we can afford these sanctions only because, and as long as we have a strong economy”. This is what German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble reported at a Brookings Institution conference in Washington. He furthermore added that maintaining the EU economic sanctions […]


Russia: the dominant gas supplier for Europe up to 2040 and maybe more

Current relations between Russia and the EU are the worst since the end of the Cold War. Despite the often rocky interaction, the European and Russian economies are highly complementary. This has led to a level of dependence that has become a problem for certain countries. The complementarity of the economies has been mutually advantageous […]

External Relations

Covid-19 and Aviation: when the prestige is at risk

Aviation, conceived in its two dimensions of military security tool and symbol of national prestige, represents a peculiar economic sector – with influences coming from many and different scientific and political fields (for example trade, energy, sustainable economy, defense and security, and so on). First, military security. One of the “eternal truth” that we hold […]

Employment and Social Affairs

EU-Russia relations at historic low, but that is just one side of the story

There are no more relations between Russia and European Union, as Brussels is “destroying mechanisms built over years”. This strong sentence, pronounced by Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on 23th March during a visit to China, highlight the very bad moment for the dialogue with EU’s biggest Eastern neighbour. “There are no relations with the […]

EU funding opportunities

The European Social Innovation Competition

The European Social Innovation Competition is a Competition run by the European Commission, with the support from the EIC across all EU Member States and Horizon Europe Associated Countries. Each year, three €50,000 prizes are awarded by the European Commission for the best socially innovative projects designed to change the world for the better. This […]


EU-Russia migratory trends

Speaking of migrants’ crisis, it is to be considered the Middle Eastern refugees and migrants that are transiting through the Balkans, Central Europe, and then to the Western Europe. However, the neglected group of labour migrants is huge. This analysis presents report of the OECD on the EU-Russia migration trends and models. The OECD`s report […]

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