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IEŚ Policy Papers 1/2020: Zelenskyy’s Ukraine One Year Later: A Western Perspective

The first volume of this year’s IEŚ Policy Papers is already here!

This time we want to provide our readers with broad expertise in Wolodymyr Zelenskyy’s first year of presidency in Ukraine.

Our experts: Paul DAnieri, George Soroka, Olga Onuch and Andrew Wilson, together with editors Adam Reichardt (New Eastern Europe) and Tomasz Stępniewski (KUL, IEŚ) focus on Zelenskyy's political decisions and explain the consequences that his actions may have for the country.

IEŚ Conversations, no. 37-40

We invite you to listen to four new podcasts in the IEŚ Conversations series.

“Contemporary Security Challenges in Central and Eastern Europe” (“Современные вызовы безопасности в Центральной и Восточной Европе”) – a scientific seminar, 28.05.2020

On May 28, 2020, an online scientific seminar was held (via Zoom) co-organized by the Institute of Central Europe, entitled “Contemporary Security Challenges in Central and Eastern Europe” (“Современные вызовы безопасности в Центральной и Восточной Европе”). The Institute of Central Europe was represented by dr Andrzej Szabaciuk from the Eastern Europe Team.

Damian Szacawa, PhD on the importance of the Baltic Pipe and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines, Radio Lublin, 10.05.2020

On May 10, 2020, Damian Szacawa from the ICE’s Baltic Team was a guest of Radio Lublin. In the ‘Studio Wschodnie’ program, he talked with editor Tomasz Nieśpiał about the importance of the Baltic Pipe and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines for the energy and climate security of Poland and Central Europe.

https://radio.lublin.pl/2020/05/10-05-2020-studio-wschodnie/

We recommend the conversation: Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy. Serhii Plokhy in conversation with Luke Harding, 27.04.2020

Professor Serhii Plokhy from the Harvard University, member of the Scientific Council of "IEŚW Yearbook", about the Chernobyl disaster and its consequences: Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy. Serhii Plokhy in conversation with Luke Harding

Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy. Serhii Plokhy in conversation with Luke Harding

We highly recommend!

Dr Łukasz Lewkowicz on Radio Lublin about the program of the new government in Slovakia, 26.04.2020

On April 26, 2020, Dr. Łukasz Lewkowicz from the Visegrad Team of the ICE was a guest of Radio Lublin. In the program "Studio Wschodnie" he talked with editor Tomasz Nieśpiał about the current actions taken by Slovak authorities facing the coronavirus pandemic and about the priorities of Igor Matovič's government program for 2020-2024.

Link to the broadcast

Pilsudski-Petlura Alliance: a lesson for contemporary Polish-Ukrainian relations

We invite you to listen to the Institute of Central Europe talk about the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Piłsudski and Petlura Alliance signed on April 21, 1920.

Conversation (podcast) on Soundcloud.

Dr Jakub Olchowski on Radio Lublin about Ukraine's struggles with the coronavirus pandemic and the fires around Chernobyl, 19.04.2020

On April 19, 2020, Dr. Jakub Olchowski from the Eastern European Research Team of the ICE was a guest of Radio Lublin. In the program "Studio Wschodnie" he talked with editor Tomasz Nieśpiał about the situation in Ukraine and the actions taken by the Ukrainian authorities facing the coronavirus pandemic, and also about the fires around the Chernobyl power plant.

Link to the broadcast

Dr Aleksandra Kuczyńska-Zonik on Radio Lublin about the actions taken by the Baltic States against the coronavirus pandemic, 29.03.2020

On March 29, 2020, Dr. Aleksandra Kuczyńska-Zonik from the Baltic
Research Team of the ICE took part in the broadcast "Studio Wschodnie"
on Radio Lublin, where she talked about the actions taken by the Baltic
States against the coronavirus pandemic, and also on how the closure of
borders and refusal to transit cars by Poland affected Polish-Estonian
relations.

Link to the broadcast

Dr Łukasz Lewkowicz, IEŚ analyst, at Radio Lublin about the trial regarding the murder of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and its political consequences, 9.02.2020

Dr Łukasz Lewkowicz, IEŚ analyst, at Radio Lublin about the trial
regarding the murder of Slovak investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and
its political consequences, 9.02.2020

On February 9, 2020, Dr. Łukasz Lewkowicz from the IEŚ Visegrad Team
was a guest of Radio Lublin. In the broadcast "Studio Wschodnie" he
talked about the ongoing criminal trial regarding the murder of the
well-known investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, its political
consequences and the upcoming parliamentary elections in Slovakia.

Participation of IEŚ analyst Dominik Wilczewski in the Polish-Lithuanian round table, 6-7.02.2020

On February 6-7, 2020, a senior analyst from the Baltic Sea Research Group Dominik Wilczewski took part in the Polish-Lithuanian round table "Lithuanian and Polish Brotherhood - The Road to a Long-Term Alliance in Turbulent Times" in Lidzbark Warmiński, organized by the Polish Institute of International Affairs and the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Poland.

Baltic Sea Security Initiative. Societal Security Recommendations, 7.02.2020

On February 7, 2019, Dr. Aleksandra Kuczyńska-Zonik from the Baltic Sea Research Team participated in the workshop "Baltic Sea Security Initiative. Societal Security Recommendations ”in Aalborg (Denmark) together with experts from Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Denmark and Norway. The workshops were organized by the Aalborg Center for European Studies (ACEuS). Dr Kuczyńska-Zonik presented recommendations: Countering Propaganda and Disinformation - regional cooperation between Poland and the Baltic States.