Eastern Europe and Eurasia

For general inquiries concerning the Eastern Europe and Eurasia research division please contact: osteuropa.eurasien(at)swp-berlin.org.


The Research Division explores political structures, social processes and developments in foreign, security and military policy in the post-Soviet states of Eastern Europe and Eurasia, in particular Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, the South Caucasus and Central Asia.

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Researchers

Dr. rer. soc. Susan Stewart

Dr. rer. soc. Susan Stewart
Head of Research Division (a.i.)

susan.stewart(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-466


SWP publications by Issues / Regions:

    Russian Federation, Ukraine, EU Eastern Partnership

    focus on Ukrainian domestic and foreign policy, and EU-Russian relations. Special topics are the development of civil society in Eastern Europe, promotion of democracy, and the role of human rights in foreign policy.


Dr. Franziska Smolnik

Dr. Franziska Smolnik
Deputy Head of Research Division

franziska.smolnik(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-385


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Dr. phil. Sabine Fischer

Dr. phil. Sabine Fischer

sabine.fischer(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-347


SWP publications by Issues / Regions:

    Russian Federation, Civil wars

    Foreign and security policy of Russia, EU-Russia relations, unsolved conflicts in EU's Eastern Neighbourhood, regional relations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia


Dr Janis Kluge

Dr Janis Kluge

janis.kluge(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-253


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Dr. Moritz Pieper

Dr. Moritz Pieper

moritz.pieper(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-311


    Foreign and security policy of Russia, regional relations in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, Russia and China, Russia's Middle East and Asia Policy


Dr. phil. Andrea Schmitz

Dr. phil. Andrea Schmitz

andrea.schmitz(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-204


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Assistants

Belinda Nüssel

Belinda Nüssel
Research Assistant

belinda.nuessel(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-365



Melanie Wetzel

Melanie Wetzel
Assistant

melanie.wetzel(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-347



 

Visiting Fellows

Steffen Halling, Dipl. Pol.

Steffen Halling, Dipl. Pol.

steffen.halling(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-407


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Dr. phil. Astrid Sahm

astrid.sahm(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-474


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Sonja Schiffers, M.A.

Sonja Schiffers, M.A.

sonja.schiffers(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-252


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Yana Zabanova, M.A., MPP

Yana Zabanova, M.A., MPP

yana.zabanova(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-363


    Renewable energy in Eurasia, Eurasian integration, industrial policy, Russia, Kazakhstan, South Caucasus, Turkish and Iranian influence in the South Caucasus, Eastern Partnership


 

Information Services

Axel Huckstorf, Dipl.-Soz., M.A., Wiss. Dok.

Axel Huckstorf, Dipl.-Soz., M.A., Wiss. Dok.
Information Research Specialist

axel.huckstorf(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-306



Wanda Chodorowska, Dipl. Pol.

Wanda Chodorowska, Dipl. Pol.
Information Manager

wanda.chodorowska(at)swp-berlin.org

phone:+49 30 88007-316



SWP Research Papers

Sabine Fischer
The Donbas Conflict

Opposing Interests and Narratives, Difficult Peace Process


Janis Kluge
Mounting Pressure on Russia’s Government Budget

Financial and Political Risks of Stagnation