Publications

In the evening on 19 December a truck drove into one of the Berlin Christmas markets.

Analyses
2016-12-21
Artur Ciechanowicz

On 15–16 December, the Russian President Vladimir Putin paid an official visit to Japan, which had originally been scheduled for 2014.

Analyses
2016-12-21
Witold Rodkiewicz

On 18 December, the government in Ukraine decided to nationalise the country’s largest bank, PrivatBank. It has been owned by the oligarchs Ihor Kolomoyskyi and Henadiy Boholyubov.

Analyses
2016-12-21
Tadeusz Iwański

A snap parliamentary election was held in Macedonia on 11 December. The strongest support was won by the coalition focused on the centre-right party VMRO-DPMNE.

Analyses
2016-12-14
Mateusz Seroka

During President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Igor Sechin a public announcement was made about the privatisation of a 19.5% stake in Rosneft. 

Analyses
2016-12-14
Szymon Kardaś

The German chancellor was elected the leader of the CDU, by a clear majority of voters, for the ninth time (in 16 years).

Analyses
2016-12-07
Artur Ciechanowicz

The European Commission published its winter package – a series of legislative proposals  regarding the EU energy and climate policies for 2020-2030. 

Analyses
2016-12-07
Rafał Bajczuk

On 30 November in Vienna, the OPEC countries concluded an agreement on reducing oil production by about 1.2 million b/d (barrels per day).

Analyses
2016-12-07
Szymon Kardaś
Threatening a pivot towards Asia

On 30 November, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a new Foreign Policy Concept of the Russian Federation (the fifth in the history of post-Soviet Russia).

Analyses
2016-12-07
Witold Rodkiewicz

The Social Democrats’ excellent result is primarily a result of their efficient election campaign together with the lack of a consistent message from the centre-right. 

Analyses
2016-12-14
Tomasz Dąborowski

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