Kremlin's puzzle: how to frame Putin's re-election?

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Prague European Summit 2017 spot

Not a pilot year, nor the first annual. It's a tradition! Take a look back on how Prague European Summit has stepped among the main international forums. More intense, but the message remains - to deal with issues that Europe is facing. Read more »

Collective Defence in the Age of Hybrid Warfare

The discussion paper by Benjamin Tallis and Michal Šimečka, senior researchers at the Institute of International Relations, provides a (critical) reflection on hybrid warfare – as both a concept and a practice – in the context of collective security...

News

Lack of Engagement? The Spectrum of EU Member State Policies Towards Kosovo

What are the current relations between the Czech Republic and the Republic of Kosovo? Tomáš Dopita (IIR) contributed to the publication "Lack ...

Veronika Bílková elected a vice-president of the Venice Commission

The Co-ordinator of the Centre for International Law of the Institute of International Relations Prague was elected a vice-president of the Ve...

IIR in the media

President Zeman undertakes five-day Russia trip

Mark Galeotti commented in an interview for Radio Prague on President Zeman's five-day Russia trip.

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Is Chechnya's Kadyrov really 'dreaming' of quitting?

Ramzan Kadyrov, the wilful leader of Russia's southern Chechen republic, is talking about standing down. He says it is his "dream". However, i...

Sobchak and the presidential reality show

"Why does the Kremlin allow socialite Ksenia Sobchak to take part in the presidential elections? Distraction? Theatricality? According to Mark...

Iron Curtains of the mind

"Much 'western' analysis of central and eastern Europe remains rife with prejudices, half-truths and a lack of critical perspective," write Be...

 
 

Journals

Russian Election 2018: Is all as it seems?

On 18 March 2018, Russians will head to polls a...

Snění o Evropě po 32 letech: jasnozřivost i omyly Jiřího Dienstbiera

U příležitosti výročí Sametové revoluce a v rámci připomínkových akcí k nedožitým 80. narozeninám novináře a politika Jiřího Dienstbiera jsme ...

Zapad 2017: Could Russia Succeed in Opinion War?

On September 14-20 Russia jointly with Belarus ...

Jaderný deštník nefunguje. Zakažme atomové zbraně

Před pár dny získala Nobelovu cenu za mír inici...

Russian Soft Power – A Different Concept

What is soft power? American political scientis...

Diagnosing Europe: Greece, Macedonia, and the Meaning of Crisis

New Perspectives 2/2017 RESEARCH ARTICLE

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Aliens and Herons / Vetřelci a volavky

New Perspectives 1/2017 CULTURAL CUT

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Policy papers