ZOiS in the media

19 August 2019

For the programme "Politikum", Gwendolyn Sasse comments on the meeting of Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin. The recording of the conversation is available for listening at WDR5 (German).

16 August 2019

In an interview with Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, Nina Frieß speaks about her latest ZOiS Report "Kasachstanische Märchen" (German).

12 August 2019

In an article for Monkey Cage by the Washington Post, Félix Krawatzek and Gwendolyn Sasse explore in what way transnational links matter for domestic and international political preferences of youth in Russia (English).

23 July 2019

In Judy Dempsey's Blog Strategic Europe, Gwendolyn Sasse reviews the unprecedented elite turnover after the Ukrainian parliamentary election (English).

16 July 2019

Deutsche Welle reports on the consequences of the elimination of immunity of former Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev. With comments by Beate Eschment (Russian).

4 July 2019

In Judy Dempsey's blog Strategic Europe, Gwendolyn Sasse weighs in on the question "Is Liberal Democracy Obsolete?" (English).

4 July 2019

Guest commentary by Regina Elsner for Neue Zürcher Zeitung on the impending meeting between Russian president Vladimir Putin and Pope Francis at the Vatican (German).

3 July 2019

Article by Deutsche Welle on EU-Russia relations under a possible European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. With comments by Nadja Douglas (Russian).

18 June 2019

In Judy Dempsey's Blog Strategic Europe, Gwendolyn Sasse argues that Zelensky's true colors will come through only after Ukraine's parliamentary election (English).

12 June 2019

Deutsche Welle reports on the situation after the presidential election in Kazakhstan. With comments by Beate Eschment (Russian).

12 June 2019

For Tagesschau.de, Gwendolyn Sasse comments on the arrest of Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov (German).

10 June 2019

In an interview with Caucasus Watch, Nadja Douglas focused on the domestic and foreign policy problems that Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is facing (German/English).

7 June 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order simplifying the procedure to obtain a Russian passport for residents of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republic. An assessment by Gwendolyn Sasse is available for listening at Deutschlandfunk (German).

2 May 2019

In an article for the journal New Eastern Europe, Gwendolyn Sasse analyses the development of the Eastern Partnership in the past ten years and gives an outlook on possible upcoming developments (English).

25 April 2019

In an interview with Deutsche Welle, Gwendolyn Sasse comments on  Russia's decree, which will make it easier for citizens of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics to obtain Russian citizenship (German/Russian).

23 April 2019

In Judy Dempsey's Blog Strategic Europe, Gwendolyn Sasse draws inferences from Volodymyr Zelensky's victory about Ukraine (English).

22 April 2019

In an interview for Deutsche Welle, Gwendolyn Sasse comments on the outcome of the presidential election in Ukraine (Russian).

17 April 2019

For Deutsche Welle, Beate Eschment comments on the recent tariff conflict between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan (Russian).

17 April 2019

For Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, Taissiya Sutormina wrote a report of the ZOiS event "Kazakhstan Fairytales" (German).

15 April 2019

In an interview with The Globalist by Monocle, Gwendolyn Sasse speaks about recent developments concerning the election in Ukraine (English).

13 April 2019

Deutsche Welle reports on the ZOiS Forum event on the mobilisation of post-Soviet migrants and the ZOiS Report 2/2018 by Tatiana Golova (Russian).

9 April 2019

Deutsche Welle reports on the announcement of snap elections in Kazakhstan. With comments by Beate Eschment (Russian).

1 April 2019

In an interview for Inforadio (rbb), Gwendolyn Sasse talked about the relationship between Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoiski and presidential candidate Voldymyr Selensky (German).

1 April 2019

For the morning programme of SWR2, Gwendolyn Sasse evaluates the election results in Ukraine. The recording of the conversation is available for listening at SWR2 (German).

29 March 2019

In an interview for the news programme Tagesschau, Gwendolyn Sasse comments on the political newcomer Volodymyr Selensky (German).

27 March 2019

Ahead of the presidential election in Ukraine, Gwendolyn Sasse answers the question of whether Petro Poroshenko has done enough to stay in power. You can listen to the interview on Monocle (English).

26 March 2019

In the run-up to the presidential election in Ukraine, ZOiS held an expert talk. Deutsche Welle reports on the event, quoting Gwendolyn Sasse (Russian).

20 March 2019

For WDR's news broadcast Aktuelle Stunde, Gwendolyn Sasse comments on the EPPs possible suspension of Orbán's Fidesz party (German).

13 March 2019

In an interview for Monocle's online morning news programme "The Globalist", Gwendolyn Sasse gives an assessment of the situation in Ukraine before the presidential elections (English).

7 March 2019

For Carnegie's blog Strategic Europe, Gwendolyn Sasse comments on what might be expected in Ukraine after the presidential elections in March and why Europe and the United States should pay closer attention to Ukrainian politics (English).

1 March 2019

In the print issue of Zeitzeichen, Regina Elsner writes about the current developments of the church in Ukraine (German).

27 February 2019

In the programme "Zur Diskussion" of German radio channel Deutschlandfunk, Gwendolyn Sasse discusses with Stephan Detjen, Péter Balázs and Bernd Posselt about Hungarian president Victor Orbán and the question how to deal with EU-critical parties before the elections to the European Parliament (German).

21 February 2019

For the magazine Monocle, Gwendolyn Sasse comments on Canada sending diplomats to guide the proceedings of the presidential election in Ukraine on 31 March 2019 (English).

19 February 2019

In the programme Kalenderblatt of radio mdr Kultur, Gwendolyn Sasse puts crimea's transfer to the Ukrainian SSR under Khrushchev in its historical context (German).

16 February 2019

In a Funkkolleg podcast, Regina Elsner comments on the linkage of politics and church in Russia. You can listen to the podcast at hr-iNFO (German).

7 February 2019

For Nachrichtendienst Östliche Kirchen, Regina Elsner reviews the ten-year term of Patriarch Kirill (German).

7 February 2019

In Judy Dempsey's Blog Strategic Europe, Gwendolyn Sasse analyses attitudes of Ukrainian society on a number of politically salient identity issues in the run-up to the elections (English).

3 February 2019

At the Staatstheater Darmstadt, Gwendolyn Sasse and other guests discussed the relationship to Russia. The recording of the conversation is available for listening at hr2 (German).

21 January 2019

Ostpol discusses Uzbekistan's new reform course under President Mirziyoyev. With an assessment by Beate Eschment (German).

18 January 2019

For Deutsche Welle, Beate Eschment comments on the anti-Chinese demonstrations in Kyrgyzstan (Russian).

13 January 2019

An article in the print version of the Austrian news magazine Profil focuses on Ukrainian autocephaly. With assessments by Regina Elsner (German).

6 January 2019

Welt reports on the approval of the new Orthodox Church in Ukraine by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. With a commentary by Regina Elsner (German).

6 January 2019

In an interview for Bayerischer Rundfunk, Regina Elsner comments on the tensions regarding the church in Ukraine. You can listen to the broadcast at Bayern2 (German).