Publications

Germany’s defence budget – more rhetoric than money

On 2nd May the German federal government adopted a draft budget and a financial plan for 2018–2022.

Analyses
2018-05-23
Justyna Gotkowska

On 22 May, the Russian State Duma adopted a law on measures to counter the hostile actions of the United States and other countries (the so-called counter-sanctions law). 

Analyses
2018-05-23
Iwona Wiśniewska

On 12 May, the Armenian prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, concluded the formation of his cabinet.

Analyses
2018-05-16
Wojciech Górecki
A new opening in relations between the EU and the Western Balkans

The EU-Western Balkans summit held on 17 May in Sofia is one example of the EU’s increasing interest in the Balkan states which aspire to membership.

OSW Commentary
2018-05-16
Marta Szpala
The opening of the bridge from Russia to Crimea

On 15 May, Vladimir Putin officially opened the bridge connecting Russia with the Crimean Peninsula via the Kerch Strait.

Analyses
2018-05-16
Iwona Wiśniewska
Jan Strzelecki
Sukces rewolucji. Paszynian premierem Armenii The success of the revolution in Armenia. Pashinyan elected prime minister

On 8th May the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia elected a new prime minister Nikol Pashinyan.

Analyses
2018-05-09
Wojciech Górecki

The ceremony of swearing in Vladimir Putin for a fourth presidency took place on 7 May at the Kremlin.

Analyses
2018-05-09
Jadwiga Rogoża
High on the party, low on the state. A quantum leap in the process of China’s reconstruction

At its annual session in March 2018, the National People’s Congress approved a series of changes to the structure and organisation of the Central People’s Government.

OSW Commentary
2018-04-27
Jakub Jakóbowski
Michał Bogusz
 Overstretched? Denmark’s security policy and armed forces in light of the new Defence Agreement

In January 2018, Denmark adopted a new Defence Agreement for 2018–2023 – a cross-party strategy for the development of the Danish armed forces.

OSW Commentary
2018-04-27
Piotr Szymański

On 23 April, Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan, the long-lasting and unquestioned leader of Armenia stepped down six days after taking office under pressure from street protests.

Analyses
2018-04-26
Wojciech Górecki

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