New papers out on discussion about improving cooperation between the EU and Russia

Published on Wednesday, 25th of February 2015

On 4th December, 2014, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with CMI (Crisis Management Initiative – Martti Ahtisaari Centre) organized a round table discussion onRussia and the EU – Looking for Ways of Cooperation in the Common Neighbourhood: the case of the Republic of Moldova and Transdniestria.

At the meeting a group of experts from Chisinau, Tiraspol, Moscow and the EU (one from each side) presented papers with proposals for improving practical cooperation between the EU and Russia using the Republic of Moldova and Transdniestria as an example.

The authors of the papers are:

Dmitry Danilov, RIAC Expert, Head of the European Security Department, Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)
Tatyana Lariusina, Head of the Economic Policy Department, IDIS “Viitorul”, advisor on economic issues for the President of the Republic of Moldova in 1997-2001 (Chisinau)
Yurii Ganin, Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce of Transdniestria (Tiraspol)
Nicu Popescu, Senior Analyst, of the European Union Institute for Security Studies (Paris)

The papers can be read here in English and here in Russian.

This project is financed by the German Federal Foreign Office through project Zivik of the Institute for Foreign Relations (Ifa).