ZOiS in the media

3 December 2020

Gwendolyn Sasse writes for Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe blog about the results of a new survey among the protesters in Belarus and analyses what they mean for the EU (English).

2 December 2020

In an interview with Bayern2 radio, Gwendolyn Sasse describes possible senarios for Russia after Putin (German).

30 November 2020

In an interview at Deutschlandfunk, Nadja Douglas talks about the situation in Belarus (German).

25 November 2020

In an interview with the Ukrainian Week, Regina Elsner talks about the role of the church in modern society (Ukrainian).

25 November 2020

Freie Presse reports on Gwendolyn Sasse's research on images of Russia in East and West Germany (German).

25 November 2020

NZZ reports on the non-compliance with Covid-19 precautionary measures in the Serbian Orthodox Church and quotes Regina Elsner (German).

25 November 2020

Moskauer Deutsche Zeitung asks whether East and West Germans think differently of Russia and refers to the ZOiS study "Russlandbilder in Ost und West" (German).

24 November 2020

In an article for Neweurope, Nadja Douglas reports on how the Belarusians have lost their trust in the authorities (English)

13 November 2020

Kulturzeit reports on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, quoting Tsypylma Darieva (German).

9 November 2020

Deutsche Welle reports on the situation in Kyrgyzstan ahead of the presidential election in January 2021, with comments by Beate Eschment (Russian).

9 November 2020

Deutsche Welle reports on President Zelensky's proposal to have the constitutional court dissolved by parliament after it had levered out central anti-corruption institutions and consults Gwendolyn Sasse among others (Ukrainian).

7 November 2020

In a guest contribution for Hauptstadtbrief, Gwendolyn Sasse presents fresh data from surveys among protesters in Belarus. The surveys were conducted as part of the MOBILISE project (German).

30 October 2020

Tagesspiegel reports on the loyalty of Belarusian police and security services to the regime, with comments by Nadja Douglas (German).

28 October 2020

Ukrainska Pravda reports on the Ukrainian population’s mood and also refers to a project that Gwendolyn Sasse is a part of (Ukrainian).

26 October 2020

In an interview with a podcast by Bayerischer Rundfunk, Nadja Douglas is interviewed about the current situation in Belarus (German).

13 October 2020

Deutsche Welle reports on the uncertain situation in Kyrgyzstan - including comments by Beate Eschment (Russian).

13 October 2020

In a contribution to Judy Dempsey's Strategic Europe, Gwendolyn Sasse writes about the latest developments and possible perspectives in Belarus (English).

12 October 2020

In an interview for UAinFocus, Gwendolyn Sasse weighs in on various issues regarding Ukraine (English).

12 October 2020

Deutsche Welle reports on the election in Tajikistan and quotes Beate Eschment (German).

12 October 2020

After the election in Tajikistan, Deutsche Welle writes about newly re-elected president Emomali Rahmon. The article includes comments by Central Asia expert Beate Eschment (Russian).

7 October 2020

In the podcast "Weltzeit" on Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Beate Eschment talks about the situation in Kyrgyzstan after the parliamentary elections and the rising Corona numbers in Central Asia (German).

7 October 2020

In an interview for Russian TV broadcaster RTVi, Nadja Douglas weighs in on Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's visit in Berlin (Russian).

6 October 2020

In an interview for The Globalist on Monocle 24, Gwendolyn Sasse talks about the ongoing protests n Belarus and Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's visit in Berlin (English, starting at minute 26).

4 October 2020

In an article for Hauptstadtbrief as well as Berliner Morgenpost, Gwendolyn Sasse takes stock of the images of Russia in East and West Germany in the past 30 years (German).

4 October 2020

Deutsche Welle reports on the parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan. With comments by Beate Eschment (Russian).

2 October 2020

For tagesschau.de, Silvia Stöber writes on the ZOiS study on opinions on Russia in East and West Germany (German).

2 October 2020

Michael Thumann includes results from a recent ZOiS study in his column on ZEIT Online (German).

28 September 2020

In an interview with SWR2 aktuell, Nadja Douglas talks about the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan (German).

25 September 2020

ARTE Journal reports on Russian Alexei Nawvalny, with assessments by Gwendolyn Sasse (German).


19 September 2020

In a radio interview for the German broadcasting station mdr, Nadja Douglas gives her assessment of the current relationship between Belarus and Russia (German).

15 September 2020

In an interview with WDR 5, Gwendolyn Sasse speaks about the talks between Lukashenka and Putin (German).

14 September 2020

On SWR 2 aktuell, Gwendolyn Sasse offers some background information to the meeting of Aliaksandr Lukashenka and Russian president Vladimir Putin (German).

12 September 2020

Gwendolyn Sasse is a guest in episode 95 of the Weltspiegel Podcast which deals with the relation of the international community and Russia (German).

12 September 2020

In an article for the Hauptstadtbrief, Gwendolyn Sasse discusses the position towards Russia in the context of the poisoning of Navalny and mass mobilisation in Belarus (German).

11 September 2020

In an interview with mdr aktuell Tatiana Golova explains how the poisining of Navalny influenced the regional elections in Russia (German).

10 September 2020

In a radio interview with Deutschlandfunk, Gwendolyn Sasse speaks about the situation of the opposition in Belarus after the arrest of leading members of the Coordination Council (German).

9 September 2020

In an article about the protest movement in Belarus the German newspaper, Die Welt quotes Félix Krawatzek (German).

7 September 2020

In an interview with MDR Aktuell, Nadja Douglas talks about the protests in Belarus and the role of Russia (German).

4 September 2020

The Russian daily newspaper Ekspress-Novosti reports on the basis of the ZOiS Report 05/2019 and the ZOiS Spotlight 30/2020 about the attitude of young Belarusians towards Europe and Russia (Russian).

30 August 2020

The Mexican newspaper El Universal reports on the current situation in Belarus, quoting Gwendolyn Sasse (Spanish).

29 August 2020

A FAZ article on Belarus cites theologian Regina Elsner as well as from the youth study conducted by Félix Krawatzek (German).

28 August 2020

"Summer Talk" with Gwendolyn Sasse for the Austrian radio station Ö1 on current developments in Eastern Europe, including Ukraine and Belarus (German).

25 August 2020

Gwendolyn Sasse gives an interview concerning Alexej Nawalny to tagesschau (German).

24 August 2020

Regina Elsner contribues an article for the ICLRS (International Centre for Law and Religion Studies) about the orthodox church and the political protest in Belarus (English).

24 August 2020

In an interview with tagesschau, Gwendolyn Sasse talks about the tensions in Belarus and the role of Russia (German).

24 August 2020

In reporting on Russia's role concerning Belarus, the Tagesspiegel includes comments by Gwendolyn Sasse (German).

24 August 2020

A tagesschau article on the protests in Belarus cites from an interview with Gwendolyn Sasse (German).

23 August 2020

Gwendolyn Sasse comments on the current events in Belarus in ARD Weltspiegel (German).

23 August 2020

In an interview with Deutschlandfunk, Félix Krawatzek assesses the situation in Belarus (German).

22 August 2020

Gwendolyn Sasse analyses the situation in Belarus for the Hauptstadtbrief (Berliner Morgenpost) (German).

21 August 2020

In an overview article on the current situation in Belarus, the German online magazine Krautreporter refers to the Spotlight 30/2020 by Félix Krawatzek and Maryia Rohava (German).

20 August 2020

In Judy Dempseys Blog Strategic Europe, Gwendolyn Sasse assesses how Europe should react to the sitution in Belarus after the presidential elections (English).

20 August 2020

A NZZ (Switzerland) article about the role of young people in the protests in Belarus includes extensive comments by Félix Krawatzek (German).

19 August 2020

DW Deutsch's reporting on the protests in Belarus includes comments by Félix Krawatzek (German).

19 August 2020

A tagesschau.de report on Belarus cites Gwendolyn Sasse (German).

19 August 2020

In a Reuters report, Gwendolyn Sasse is cited calling the EU's task in dealing with the situtation in Belarus a "balancing act" (German).

19 August 2020

For the daily newspaper Tagesspiegel, Oliver Bilger discusses the probabilty of a Russian military intervention in Belarus, citing among others ZOiS director Gwendolyn Sasse (German).

18 August 2020

DW Español's reporting on the protests in Belarus includes comments by Félix Krawatzek (Spanish).

17 August 2020

Gwendolyn Sasse was a guest for the Swiss radio show "Tagesgespräch" (SRF) where she talked about the situation in Belarus (German).

16 August 2020

For the Hauptstadtbrief (Berliner Morgenpost), Gwendolyn Sasse analysed the current situation in Belarus (German).

13 August 2020

As a guest of ZDF's Morgenmagazin (TV), Gwendolyn Sasse talked about the situation in Belarus (German).

11 August 2020

 The Day (DW News) reports on the current situation in Belarus - featuring comments by Félix Krawatzek (English).

10 August 2020

A tagesschau.de article also mentions the ZOiS Spotlight by Félix Krawatzek (ZOiS) and Maryia Rohave on Belarus ahead of the presedential election (German)

8 August 2020

ZOiS researcher Beate Eschment contributes her expertise to a piece on the announcement of the date for the presidential election in Tajikistan by Deutsche Welle (Russian).

7 August 2020

In his blog distribution for Monkey Cage, Félix Krawatzek references ZOiS surveys concerning Belarus (English).

5 August 2020

In an article about the presidential election in Belarus, the Swiss newspaper NZZ refers to the ZOiS Spotlight 30/2020 by Félix Krawatzek and Maryia Rohava (German).

16 July 2020

German newspaper FAZ quotes a ZOiS onilne survey about the election in Belarus (German).

13 July 2020

In a TV-interview with ARD-alpha, ZOiS researcher Nadja Douglas comments on the situation in Belarus ahead of the election (German).

10 July 2020

As a guest in the podcast Foreign Times, Gwendolyn Sasse speaks about the constitutional reform in Russia (German).

9 July 2020

In an interview with Caucasus Watch, Nadja Douglas speaks about the Covid-19 pandemic, conflicts and crises in the South Caucasus (English).

8.Juli 2020

ZOiS researcher Félix Krawatzek was quoted in an article of the french Libération about how young polish people vote (French).

4 July 2020

For the Hauptstadtbrief, Gwendolyn Sasse assesses the prospects following the constitutional vote in Russia (German).

1 July 2020

An article for Web.de about the constitutional reform in Russia quotes from the ZOiS Spotlight 10/2020 by Gwendolyn Sasse (German).

25 June 2020

The Deutsche Welle reports on the conviction of Kyrgyzstan's former president Almazbek Atambayev - with comments by Beate Eschment (Russian).

24 June 2020

In a contribution for The Conversation, Gwendolyn Sasse and Félix Krawatzek present fresh data from a survey among young Russians ahead of the planned constitutional vote (English).

21.Juni 2020

ZOiS researcher Regina Elsner has been quoted in an article of the newspaper Die Welt about radical orthodoxy in Russia radikale Orthodoxe in Russland zitiert (German).

26 May 2020

The blog Political Violence at a Glance uses data from the MOBILISE project, in which Gwendolyn Sasse is involved, to report on protests in times of the Corona pandemic (English).

22 May 2020

In an article for the Monkey Cage section of the Washington Post, Gwendolyn Sasse presents the results of her project Identity and Borders in Flux: The Case of Ukraine (Englisch).

20 May 2020

In an interview for SWR2, Gwendolyn Sasse gives her assessment of President Zelensky's first year in office (German).

19 May 2020

Gwendolyn Sasse gives an assessment of the first year of President Zelenskys incumbency. The article was published in the Kyiv Post and on Judy Dempsey's Blog Strategic Europe (English).

9 May 2020

The Ukrainian weekly newspaper Dzerkalo Tizhnia reports on results of the "Identities and Borders in Flux" project on the corona crisis, in which Gwendolyn Sasse is one of the researchers involved (Ukrainian/Russian).

9 May 2020

In a NZZ arcticle about the Russian interpretation of history the latest ZOiS Report 1/2020 by Nina Frieß and Félix Krawatzek is mentioned (German).

9 May 2020

Calvert Journal discovers a a lack of enthusiasm for military parades among young people and refers to the respective ZOiS Report 1/2020 by Nina Frieß and Félix Krawatzek (English).

4 May 2020

In the customer magazine marktreport - Was Versicherer bewegt, Julia Langbein is quoted on the effects of the New Silk Road on Eastern Europe (German).

3 May 2020

For an article on Russia's current memory politics, Austrian newspaper KURIER talked to Félix Krawatzek and quotes the ZOiS Report 1/2020 that he co-authored with Nina Frieß (German).

30 April 2020

In an interview with the radio station Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Gwendolyn Sasse spoke about the situation in Eastern Ukraine (German).

19 April 2020

In the latest Hauptstadtbrief (Berliner Morgenpost), Gwendolyn Sasse comments on the current situation in Russia during the Covid-19 crisis.

8 April 2020

Deutschlandfunk reports on protest movements in the Russian Orthodox Church. With comments by Regina Elsner (German).

10 March 2020

Gwendolyn Sasse gives her assessment of the partial replacement of the Ukrainian government. The article appeared in Judy Dempsey's blog Strategic Europe by Carnegie Europe, and the Kyiv Post (English).

10 March 2020

In an interview for the Tagesschau, Gwendolyn Sasse gives her assessment of the consequences of a possible constitutional change in Russia (German).

7 March 2020

In the podcast Foreign Times, Gwendolyn Sasse speaks about the new government and the planned constitutional change in Russia (German).

23 February 2020

In an article for the Austrian daily newspaper Kurier, Félix Krawatzek was interviewed about the emigration of young people from Russia (German).

21 February 2020

Deutsche Welle summarises the publication "Thinking ahead: Russia beyond 2024", in which Gwendolyn Sasse and Félix Krawatzek participated (German).

2 January 2020

In an article for the print magazine Zeitzeichen, Regina Elsner describes how Russia's Ukraine policy is straining the relationship between state and church (German).