The CIS, the EU, and Russia focuses on the difficulties dealing with Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus with regard to their integration into each the CIS and the encroaching EU. It analyzes the hyperlinks between the mixing mechanisms of the CIS and EU and the varied state insurance policies in the direction of, and the elite pursuits in, the territory of the previous Soviet Union.
About the Author
KATLIJN MALFLIET is Research Director for Central and Eastern Europe on the Institute for International and European Policy (at Ok.U. Leuven), Belgium. Katlijn studied Law and Philosophy on the Catholic University of Leuven (Ok.U. Leuven). She acquired an M.A. in East European Studies from the Universities of Ghent, Brussels and Leuven, and a PhD in Legal Science from Ok.U.Leuven.
LIEN VERPOEST is a analysis fellow on the Institute for International and European Policy (Ok.U. Lueven), Belgium. Lien studied Slavonic Languages and Eastern European Culture (Ok.U. Leuven and Saint Petersburg State University) and International Relations and Conflict Management (Lund University, Sweden and Ok.U. Leuven). She additionally obtained an MA in Eastern European Studies from the schools of Ghent, Brussels and Leuven.
EVGENY VINOKUROV is a post-doctoral researcher on the Institute for World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, Russia. He acquired his LLM from the University of Göttingen and PhD from Kaliningrad State University.