Monthly Archives: June 2012

Bypassing the Baltic

by Paolo Sorbello The pipe-dream has become reality. Since the late Nineties, Russian energy giants have been designing routes that would provide an alternative to the main web of Soviet-era pipelines. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 ideology was replaced by pragmatism in the Russian energy policy. Instead of pipelines with names […]

Live From Poland

For the duration of the EURO 2012 Crossing the Baltic’s editor Mateusz Zatonski has returned to Poland. During the past couple of days he has been busy tweeting and updating our facebook page with news, amazing photos and comments on various ongoing cultural debates. Please check out our Twitter page for the latest news from […]

EURO 2012 – Europe is in for a Treat

by Mateusz Zatonski A few weeks ago we presented you with a rather pessimistic appraisal of the situation in Poland before the European Football Championship which the country is organising together with the neighbouring Ukraine. Many Poles seem to be worried by unfinished road construction projects, poor promotion of the tournament, and not least of […]

Documentary photography from Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union

Global Risk Insights

Political Risk for the 21st century

Exploring the Baltic worlds

Research on Presidential Activism and Veto Power in Europe and beyond

Vostok Cable

A Russian and East European Studies Blog

Estonian World

Exploring the Baltic worlds

The View East

Central and Eastern Europe, Past and Present.

bottleneck analysis

Fresh insights about energy, politics, travels, sports, music...