Publications

SPD members have voted for the reestablishment of a grand coalition with the CDU in a postal vote which was held from 20th February to 2nd March. 

Analyses
2018-03-07
Artur Ciechanowicz

On 28 February, Naftohaz announced that the Arbitral Tribunal in Stockholm had handed down a favourable ruling for the Ukrainian side in its dispute with Gazprom.

Analyses
2018-03-07
Szymon Kardaś
Wojciech Konończuk
The trouble with PESCO

The creation of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) in December 2017 crowned the series of recent debates and actions aimed at strengthening the common security and defence policy of the EU.

Point of View
2018-03-01
Justyna Gotkowska
The Silk Railroad

The report discusses the current state and future prospects of rail connections between China and the countries of the European Union. Special emphasis is placed on the role of Central Europe. 

OSW Studies
2018-02-28
Jakub Jakóbowski
Konrad Popławski
Marcin Kaczmarski

On 27 February, the FSA in Leipzig delivered a judgement that allows German cities to introduce bans on the movement of cars with diesel engines on their territories.

Analyses
2018-02-28
Rafał Bajczuk

On 25 February, the by-election for mayor of Hódmezővásárhely was won by an independent candidate supported by the whole parliamentary opposition.

Analyses
2018-02-28
Andrzej Sadecki
An investigative journalist killed in Slovakia

The police found the dead bodies of Ján Kuciak, a 27-year-old investigative reporter, and his fiancée in their house near Trnava on 25 February. 

Analyses
2018-02-28
Jakub Groszkowski
Krzysztof Dębiec
The economic situation in Belarus after two years of recession | Photo credit: Shutterstock

In 2017, Belarus’s GDP went up 2.4%, the first positive result since 2014. 

OSW Commentary
2018-02-27
Kamil Kłysiński

The company 50Hertz has announced that talks are ongoing to sell its shares in the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), owned by the Chinese government.

Analyses
2018-02-21
Konrad Popławski
Fot. Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr | United States Air Force

At night between 7 and 8 February, US forces carried out airstrikes on columns of pro-Assad troops, including a group of Russian soldiers from the so-called Wagner Group.

Analyses
2018-02-21
Marek Menkiszak
Krzysztof Strachota
Piotr Żochowski

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