Here is a non-comprehensive list of the main publications by our consortium members.


Casier, T. and Vanhoonacker, S. (2016). Europe and the World.Redefining Europe’s Role in a Changing world. Palgrave Macmillan.

Morozov, V. (2015). Russia’s Postcolonial Identity: A Subaltern Empire in a Eurocentric World. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hedlund, S. (2014). Putin’s Energy Agenda: The Contradictions of Russia’s Resource Wealth. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Korosteleva, E. (2012). The European Union and its Eastern Neighbours: towards a more ambitious partnership? Routledge.

Recent articles

Berg, E. and Pegg, S. (2016). Scrutinizing a Policy of “Engagement without Recognition”: US Requests for Diplomatic Actions with De Facto States. Foreign Policy Analysis (forthcoming).

Casier, T. (2016). The different faces of power in EU-Russia relations. Europe-Asia Studies (forthcoming).

Casier, T. (2016). Great game or great confusion? The geopolitical understanding of EU-Russia energy relations. Geopolitics [Online]. Available at:

Casier, T. (2016). From logic of competition to conflict: understanding the dynamics of EU-Russia relations. Contemporary Politics [Online] 22:376-394. Available at:

Korosteleva, E. (2016). Eastern Partnership and the Eurasian Union: bringing ‘the political’ back in the eastern region. European Politics and Society [Online] 17:67-81. Available at:

Korosteleva, E. (2016). The EU, Russia and the Eastern Region: the analytics of government for sustainable cohabitation. Cooperation and Conflict [Online] 51:365-383. Available at:

Malksoo, M. (2016). From the ESS to the EU Global Strategy: external policy, internal purpose. Contemporary Security Policy [Online] 37:374-388. Available at:

Braghiroli, S. (2015). Voting on Russia in the European Parliament: the Role of National and Party Group Affiliations. Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 23 (1), 58−81.

Korosteleva, E. (2015). The EU and Belarus: democracy promotion by technocratic means? Democratization, 23 (4), 1-23.

Makarychev, A. and Medvedev, S. (2015). Biopolitics and Power in Putin’s Russia. Problems of Post-Communism, 62 (1), 45−54.

Makarychev, A. and Meister, S. (2015). The Modernisation Debate and Russian – German Normative Cleavages. European Politics and Society, 16 (1), 80−94.

Polishchuk, L. and Syunyaev, G. (2015). Ruling elites’ rotation and asset ownership: implications for property rights, Public Choice, 162(1), 159-182.

Makarychev, A. and Yatsyk, A. (2014). (Un)locking Political Borders: Implications for EU-Russia Relations in Eastern Europe. Problems of Post-Communism, 61 (6), 34−45.

Edited volumes

Bodin, P., Hedlund, S. and Namli, E. (Eds.) (2014). Power and Legitimacy – Challenges from Russia. London: Routledge.

Korosteleva, E., Natorski, M. and Simao, L. (Eds.) (2014). EU Policies in the Eastern Neighbourhood: the practices perspective. London: Routledge.

Morozov, V. (Ed.) (2013). Decentring the West: The Idea of Democracy and the Struggle for Hegemony. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.

Korosteleva, E. (Ed.) (2012). Eastern Partnership: A New Opportunity for the Neighbours? London: Routledge.

Berg, E. and Ehin, P. (Eds.) (2009). Identity and Foreign Policy: Baltic-Russian Relations and European Integration. Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Book chapters

Casier, T. (2016). Identities and images of competition in the shared neighbourhood: how EU and Russian foreign policies interact. In: Simao, L. and Piet, R. (Eds.) Security in Shared Neighbourhoods. Foreign policies of Turkey, Russia and the EU. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 13-34.

Casier, T. (2015). The EU and Russia. From a marriage of convenience to confrontation. In: Smith, M., Keukeleire, S. and Vanhoonacker, S. (Eds.) The Diplomatic System of the European Union: Evolution, Change and Challenges. Routledge, pp. 129-145.

Casier, T. (2015). National Level: How the EU and Russia Manage Their Unintended Impact on Their Common Neighbours. In: Obydenkova, A. and Libman, A. (Eds.) Autocratic and Democratic External Influences in Post-Soviet Eurasia. Ashgate, pp. 89-108.

Korosteleva, E., Van Gils, E. and Merheim-Eyre, I. (2016). The Political and the ENP: rethinking the EU relations with the eastern region. in: Gstöhl, S. and Schunz, S. eds. Theorizing the European Neighbourhood Policy. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. Available at:

Korosteleva, E. (2015). The EU and its Eastern Neighbours: why ‘othering’ matters. In: Nicolaidis, K., Sebe, B. and Maas, G. (Eds.) Echoes of Empire: Memory, Identity and Colonial Legacies. Tauris, pp. 267-283.

Polischuk, L. I., Syunyaev, G. R. (2015). Property Rights Without Democracy: The Role of Elites’ Rotation and Asset Ownership. In: Dahlström, C. and Wängnerud, L. (Eds.) Elites, Institutions, and the Quality of Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 167-186.

Reports and policy briefs

Korosteleva, E. (2016). The EU and Belarus: seizing the opportunity?. Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS), November 2016: 13epa.

Makarychev, A., Braghiroli, S. (2016). “Russia “Understanders” in Europe: Discourses, Communication, Consequences“, PONARS-Eurasia Policy Memo No. 435.

Makarychev, A. (2016). The Limits to Russian Soft Power in Georgia. PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo, 412.

Makarychev, A. (2016). The Crisis in Ukraine and the Baltic Sea Region: A Spillover of the Conflict? PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo, 345.

Morozov, V. (2016). What Is the Meaning of “National” in the Russian Debate about the National Interest? PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo, 414.

Dower P., Malkov, E., Polischuk, L. and Pyle, W. (2015). Costs and Benefits of Land Ownership: The Case of Russian Firms. Working papers by NRU Higher School of Economics. Series EC “Economics”. WP BRP 107/EC/2015.

Korosteleva, E. and et al. (2015). Reviewing the European Security Strategy in the eastern NeighbourhoodCEPI.

Korosteleva, E. and et al. (2015). Towards a new European Global Security Strategy: challenges and OpportunitiesGlobal Europe Centre, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent.

Korosteleva, E. (2015). EU-Russia relations in the context of the eastern neighbourhoodBertelsmann Stiftung policy paper.

Korosteleva, E. (2015). Moldova’s Focus Groups: widening a European Dialogue in MoldovaGlobal Europe Centre, University of Kent.

Morozov, V. (2015). Kazakhstan and the “Russian World”: Is a New Intervention on the Horizon? PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo, 364.

Korosteleva, E., Casier, T. and Whitman, R. (2014). Building a Stronger Eastern Partnership: Towards an EaP 2.0. Global Europe Centre, University of Kent.