Analysing international policy processes and Lithuania’s role in them


Policy analysts and researchers at the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC) regularly publish publications on international policy processes and Lithuania’s role in them. These include studies, reviews and bulletins on current affairs in Central and Eastern Europe. You are welcome to read and download the studies and reviews.

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Review Feb 27, 2023
China review 2023-1

The international community has been closely monitoring China’s actions and the dynamics of its relations with Russia. There are still no signs of Beijing’s desire to clearly distance itself from Russia’s war against Ukraine.

Raigirdas Boruta
Bulletin Feb 15, 2023
Moldova: How likely is the Threat of Subversive Russian Actions in 2023?

Based on intelligence information transmitted by Ukraine, the Moldovan authorities expressed serious concern about the existence of alleged Russian plans to carry out subversive actions with the ultimate goal of overthrowing the constitutional authorities.

Denis Cenusa
Review Dec 27, 2022
Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review

The Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review is an analytical journal focusing on global issues and analyzing their impact on Lithuania. It is published annually in cooperation with the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 2018, the partners have included Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the US Embassy in Lithuania.

Review Dec 21, 2022
Belarusian trends in 2022 Q4

In the first ten months of 2022, the GDP of Belarus decreased 4.7%, but the overall contraction of the economy is slowing down and it is gradually adjusting to the new sanctions. The annual inflation in Belarus has exceeded 15%, and the country has officially imposed price caps.

Andrius Prochorenko Anton Achremov
Research Dec 12, 2022
Democratic Sustainability Barometer 2022

The survey presents the Democratic Sustainability Barometer, an index comprising four intermediary indexes. They measure different dimensions of public perception of democracy, namely the perception of elements of liberal democracy, the support for the active defense of democracy by means of protests, satisfaction with democracy in Lithuania and trust in Lithuania’s state institutions.

Mažvydas Jastramskis
Review Nov 24, 2022
Freedom to Speak: Promoting the Freedom of expression in Belarus

Following the disputed presidential election in August 2020 and the refusal by the Western states to recognize the incumbent Alyaksandr Lukashenka as the elected president of Belarus, several waves of political repressions swept across the country.

Review Nov 16, 2022
The US-Taiwan-Lithuania Triangle: Partners with a Common Vision for Security

In November 2021, Lithuania’s government agreed to establish a Taiwanese representative office in Vilnius; in August 2022, Nancy Pelosi, the US Speaker of the House, made a bold visit to Taiwan despite all the threatening rhetoric from the People’s Republic of China.

Marshall Reid Tomas Janeliūnas Raigirdas Boruta