CEPS Senior Fellow Michael Emerson was interviewed by The Voice of Russia on EU sanctions against Russia for its role in supporting the rebels who struck down a plane in eastern Ukraine. Part of this interviewed was published by the German journal O2elf.
Prior to the European Council held this week to choose the next EU President and EU Foreign Minister, CEPS Director Daniel Gros was also interviewed by Danish newspaper Information on the economic challenges facing the EU in the next few years.
CEPS Research Fellow Sonia Piedrafita was also interviewed by the Italian Service of Russian radio La Voce della Russia on the recent selection of Jean-Claude Juncker as President of the European Commission.
CEPS Researcher Steven Blockmans points out in this opinion piece published by Balkan Insight that Juncker’s announcement of “a pause for enlargement” in the following 5 years affects the credibility of the enlargement policy.
CEPS Senior Fellow Jacques Pelkmans was interviewed by Polish Press Agency on the importance that Investor State Dispute Settlements (ISDS) play in the negotiations of the EU-US Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Part of this interview was published by the Polish economic news portal wnp.
CEPS Senior Research Fellow Michael Emerson was interviewed by Russian news portal Abzac on the Russian strategy of propaganda as a weapon of war, as well as possible scenarios to prevent growing tension in the eastern borders of Europe.