Dr Tom Casier speaks at public hearing on Foreign Affairs Committee at the European Parliament

On Monday 17 March 2014 the European Parliament organised a public hearing of the joined Foreign Affairs Committee and International Trade Committee. The session dealt with Russia’s policy towards the countries of the Eastern Partnership and the EU’s response. With the latest developments over Crimea the hearing came at an interesting time. Tom Casier (Jean Monnet Chair at BSIS) gave his views on the most recent developments and put them into the long-term context of EU-Russia relations. Find a video of his presentation here:
http://www.europarl.europa.eu/ep-live/en/committees/video?event=20140317-1500-COMMITTEE-AFET (starting at 15.34)

Other experts at the hearing were Gunnar Wiegand (Director Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia, Regional Cooperation and OSCE, EEAS), Peter Balas (Deputy Director-General DG Trade) and Dr Kataryna Wolczuk (University of Birmingham).

An overview of some recent comments by Tom Casier on developments in Ukraine:
Presentation at public hearing of the Foreign Affairs Committee and International Trade Committee of the European Parliament, 17 March 2014, http://www.europarl.europa.eu/ep-live/en/committees/video?event=20140317-1500-COMMITTEE-AFET (starting at 15.34)

Interview with Interfax UK, Energy Policy Weekly, 18 March 2014

Interview with SVT (Swedish public TV) on Crimea, 10 March 2014

Interview with Canvas (Terzake) (Belgian/Flemish public TV) on developments over Ukraine, 5 March 2014, http://www.canvas.be/programmas/terzake/4a2d1848-5254-40f1-a60e-854364af44ef [in Dutch]

Interview with Radio 1 (Vandaag) (Belgian/Flemish public radio) on Putin’s conference on Crimea, 4 March 2014, http://www.radio1.be/programmas/vandaag/rusland-laat-zijn-spierballen-rollen [in Dutch]

Interview with Radio 1, (Vandaag) (Belgian/Flemish public radio) about Ukraine’s withdrawal from Association Agreement, 22 Nov. 2013, http://www.radio1.be/programmas/vandaag/welke-koers-kiest-oekra%C3%AFne [in Dutch]

Interview with Interfax, Ukrainian Press Agency, 14 October 2013
http://www.euractiv.com/europes-east/ukraine-heart-eu-foreign-ministe-news-531192, 21 Oct 2013

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