21 Jun 2011

The EU-Russia Summit in Nizhny Novgorod: Divergent logics of communication

Andrei Makarychev / Alexander Sergunin

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This CEPS Policy Brief analyses the state of EU-Russian relations as seen from the vantage point of the summit held on June 9-10 in Nizhny Novgorod. The authors describe the political context in which the summit was embedded, the anticipations it evoked from the both sides, its outcomes and some perspectives for the near future.
Andrei Makarychev is professor at the Free University of Berlin and Alexander Sergunin is professor at St. Petersburg State University.