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ELN Group Statement: Appeal for the US government to extend New START

Over 75 currently serving parliamentarians from more than 20 European capitals, as well as members of the European Parliament and NATO Parliamentary Assembly, have joined forces to urge their U.S. Congressional counterparts to take action on the extension of the New START Treaty.

13 October 2020
Global Security|Arms Control|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Weapons|Russia|United States

War in Nagorno Karabakh: why now, and what to expect?

On 27th September, the ‘frozen conflict’ between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh entered a new phase of escalation, leading to military clashes and heavy losses on both sides. The ELN talks to Hovhannes Nikoghosyan to get his views on what is happening on the ground.

9 October 2020 | Hovhannes Nikoghosyan
Euro-Atlantic Security|Russia-West Relations|Security

No more complacency: A robust cybersecurity strategy for Georgia is overdue

A completely secure cyber domain is no longer a viable option in today’s ever-evolving cyberspace, but effective defence can and should be structured ahead of time in anticipation of an attack. Tinatin Japaridze lays out a set of priorities to help aid the implementation of Georgia’s national cybersecurity strategy.

5 October 2020 | Tinatin Japaridze
Euro-Atlantic Security|Cyber|Georgia|Russia-West Relations

Why the West should help civil society in Belarus

The EU, the UK and the US should come out in support of fundamental freedoms and human rights in Belarus. Doing so would mean not only staying true to their own values, but could help avoid European security being compromised by another protracted conflict on the EU’s frontier.

1 October 2020 | Katia Glod
Euro-Atlantic Security|Baltics|Belarus|Eastern Europe|Russia-West Relations|Sanctions

East-West Coffee Shop: Belarus

In the first episode of the East-West Coffee Shop podcast, European Leadership Network (ELN) Policy Fellow Ben Challis sits down with Yauheni Preiherman and Katia Glod to discuss the developing situation in Belarus following the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko, who has been described as the last dictator in Europe.

23 September 2020 | Ben Challis, Yauheni Preiherman and Katia Glod
YGLN|Baltics|Belarus|Eastern Europe|Eastern Partnership|Russia-West Relations|YGLN