• “Deoligarchisation” in Ukraine

    Promising Visions, Murky Realities

    In 2015, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced a process of “deoligarchisation”. Not much has happened so far. Some of the oligarchs’ profit sources have run dry in the field of public procurement. Certain efforts have been made to... more
  • International Climate Diplomacy after the Trump Election Victory

    Germany and the EU Should Intensify Their Outreach to Climate Allies

    The election of Donald Trump as the new US president heralds difficult times for international climate policy. The US together with the EU was the key driver of the Paris Agreement in 2015. The new president will end climate policy cooperation with China,... more
  • A European “Special Relationship”

    Guiding Principles, Interests and Options for the EU-27 in the Brexit Talks

    “Brexit means Brexit”, Prime Minister Theresa May promised the British, after a majority voted in June to leave the European Union. But at this point, before formal exit talks have even begun, the shape of future relations between the EU and the UK... more
  • President Trump and International Relations

    Volker Perthes

    America’s new president has the potential to thoroughly shake up international relations. Volker Perthes lays out five theses that researchers and policymakers will need to address.

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  • The EU Budget’s Mid-term Review

    With Its Promising Reform Proposals, the Commission Lays the Groundwork for the Next, Post-2020 Budget

    The EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) lays down the amounts available for the EU budget over seven-year periods – currently about one billion euros for 2014–2020 – and at the same time it sets the EU’s political priorities. The midterm... more

Analytical and academic papers

Steffen Halling, Susan Stewart

“Deoligarchisation” in Ukraine

SWP Comments 2016/C 51, December 2016, 8 Pages
Barbara Lippert, Nicolai von Ondarza

A European “Special Relationship”

SWP Comments 2016/C 49, November 2016, 8 Pages
Sabine Fischer, Margarete Klein (eds.)

Russia’s Foreign Policy: Conceivable Surprises

SWP Research Paper 2016/RP 10, October 2016, 78 Pages
Sabine Fischer (ed.)

Not Frozen!: Conflicts in the Post-Soviet Area

SWP Research Paper 2016/RP 09, September 2016, 97 Pages

"Point of View"

Volker Perthes

President Trump and International Relations

America’s new president has the potential to thoroughly shake up international relations. Volker Perthes lays out five theses that researchers and policymakers will need to address. more

Dossiers

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Sustainability, Climate and Energy

The new dossier deals with developments in the field of sustainability, climate and energy. It displays publications and other products by SWP researchers that track international and European policy processes, and discuss recommendations for action.
Last Update 21.11.2016
Ukrainian soldier at a checkpoint near Debaltseve, Donetsk region, Ukraine, 19.02.2015; Source: dpa-picturealliance

Crisis in and around Ukraine

Internal and external developments in Ukraine and Russia; repercussions of crisis in the region and for European and international security.
Last Update 12.10.2016

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