Russia

Undefined

When choosing means losing

The trade relations of the six countries of the Eastern Partnership is a complex web of discrepancies. They have assigned different association agreements with Russia and the EU. The coexistence of these two models of economic integration poses challenges - and problems.

By Heidi Hautala

Merkel closes the Hungarian loophole

On 2 February, Angela Merkel visits Hungary. The German-Hungarian friendship has undergone fundamental changes in the recent past - and the rewriting of Germany’s Russia policy also entails reshaping its ties to Hungary.

By Benedek Jávor

Hannah Arendt, Putin and Today’s Russia

Hannah Arendt would have found a lot to dislike about today’s Russia. But she would have loved Pussy Riot. An excerpt from the lecture of Ralf Fücks upon the occasion of the 2014 Hannah Arendt Prize.

By Ralf Fücks

Under Pressure: LGBT Rights in Russia

The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung offices European Union and Russia invited activists of three Russian leading LGBT organisations (LGBT Network, LGBT Film Festival Side-by-Side and Coming Out).

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