Europe in the World

Europe in the World

Russia & Eastern Europe Centre

25 Oct 2021 - 07:30
Source: St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia
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The Clingendael Russia & Eastern Europe Centre aims to increase knowledge of this vast and complex region through analysis, strategic policy advice and events.


In today’s shifting geopolitical landscape there is a need for deeper understanding of the Russian Federation and of regional developments in Eastern Europe as a whole. The tense relations between Russia and the West have a major impact on Europe’s security and economy and affect a wide range of issues, from the Arctic to the Middle East and from arms control to energy relations. In addition challenges in Eastern Europe such as domestic reform and protracted conflicts directly affect the stability of Europe’s neighbourhood.

The Clingendael Russia & Eastern Europe Centre aims to increase knowledge of this vast and complex region through analysis, strategic policy advice and events, in close co-operation with Dutch universities and knowledge platform Raam op RuslandFeel free to reach out to the Coordinator of the Clingendael Russia and Eastern Europe Centre, Bob Deen

Visit The Russia and Eastern Europe Knowledge Alliance (REKA), a network established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands to connect experts on Russia and Eastern Europe with policy-makers and with each other. The secretariat has been assigned to the Clingendael Institute and Raam op Rusland.

On this page you find our experts, latest research, events, trainings and media content on Russia & Eastern Europe. Stay tuned for our next webinars.


Clingendael Russia and Eastern Europe Centre



Russia & Eastern Europe Centre

Tadzjikistan en Kirgizië: een gevecht om water, grond en grenzen

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Russia & Eastern Europe Centre

What Will Happen to EU-Russia Relations after Merkel Leaves

19 Jul 2021 - 12:59

Russia & Eastern Europe Centre

The Eastern Partnership: Three dilemmas in a time of troubles

15 Jan 2021 - 09:00

Security and Defence

Kosovo’s NATO future

09 Dec 2020 - 15:46

Europe and the EU
European Strategic Autonomy in Security and Defence
03 Dec 2020 - 17:26
Security and Defence
Sino-Russian relations in Central Asia
30 Nov 2020 - 12:00
Security and Defence
The Russia Policy Conundrum – Who Blinks First?
27 Oct 2020 - 12:30
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“What do you think: are the Russians coming?”
19 Sep 2020 - 01:00
Europe in the World
Five crises around Europe not to be forgotten despite Covid-19
04 Aug 2020 - 10:46
Security and Defence
The spies who came in from the Cold War
14 May 2020 - 15:53
Security and Defence
Russia’s arms in the Syrian conflict
14 May 2020 - 09:18
Security and Defence
The future of Arctic Security
15 Apr 2020 - 16:23
Security and Defence
Macron’s overtures towards Russia deserve support, not scorn
08 Apr 2020 - 18:04
Europe in the World
In search of a European Russia Strategy
09 Mar 2020 - 10:38
Strategic Foresight
The return of political warfare
12 Dec 2018 - 12:11
Security and Defence
Rising tensions between the West and Russia
03 Dec 2018 - 14:05
Strategic Foresight
Global Security Pulse: (Russian) political warfare
30 Aug 2018 - 13:55
Europe in the World
EU & Eurasian Economic Union: a Common Chinese Challenge
30 Apr 2020 - 16:46
Europe in the World
Podcast: Putin's fourth term as president of Russia
30 Apr 2018 - 10:32
Europe in the World
Energy as a tool of foreign policy of authoritarian states
27 Apr 2018 - 14:33
Europe in the World
Dutch narratives about Russian-Western relations
21 Dec 2017 - 12:50
Trade and Globalisation
Containment 2.0. Living with the new East-West discord
09 Dec 2015 - 14:53
Trade and Globalisation
EU, Russia and the Quest for a New European Security Bargain
02 Dec 2015 - 14:49
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Staff involved
Monika Sie Dhian Ho
General Director
Dick Zandee
Head Security Unit/Senior Research Fellow
Hugo Klijn
Senior Research Fellow
Bob Deen
Senior Research Fellow / Coordinator Russia and Eastern Europe Centre
Danny Pronk
Senior Research Fellow
Rem Korteweg
Senior Research Fellow/Head of Strategic Initiatives & Outreach
Wouter Zweers
Research Fellow
Peter van Ham
Senior Research Fellow / Clingendael Spectator
Tony van der Togt
Senior Research Associate