Something sweet from bitter Ukraine

Posted on 31. July 2014 by Heidi Beha Just for fun! Ten footballers from East Ukraine travelled to Germany Oleg Sukhar – the tall star of the team – has brought a Ukrainian flag with him. ‘I guess we should really cut Crimea off the flag now,’ he jokes. Everyone laughs. Sukhar and his amateur football … Continue reading Something sweet from bitter Ukraine

A request to the new members of the European Parliament

Posted on 10. July 2014 by Daniele Mallamaci I have a request to the new members of the European Parliament, the election of which has been deemed by the media as “the most important in the Parliament history” despite the abstention of more than half of the European voters, a large majority of them young citizens. … Continue reading A request to the new members of the European Parliament

Wearing rose-tinted spectacles on Ukraine?

Posted on 13. May 2014 by Christopher Wratil Yesterday morning pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk and Luhansk announced a clear majority for a separation of Eastern Ukraine from Kiev in Sunday’s referendum. Whereas the Kremlin immediately declared its support of this outcome, EU leaders are calling it unlawful and void. While this is the East-West elite game … Continue reading Wearing rose-tinted spectacles on Ukraine?

Europe@debate in Helsinki – The limits of Europe: The future of the EU’s relations with its Eastern neighbours

12. December 2014 The position paper on “The limits of Europe: The future of the EU’s relations with its Eastern neighbours“ written by FutureLab Europe openned the the Europe@debate on 9 December at Eurooppasali in Helsinki. Carl Haglund, Finnish Minister of Defence, responded in his keynote speech to some of the issues raised, followed by a panel … Continue reading Europe@debate in Helsinki – The limits of Europe: The future of the EU’s relations with its Eastern neighbours

On the situation in Ukraine with FutureLab Europe

11. December 2013 FutureLab participants Ulyana Vynyarchuck and Heidi Beha spoke about what is going on in the streets of Ukraine, the role of the European Union, differences between the relations to Russia and the former relations to Soviet Union. The interview in "Min Morgon" of Svenska Yle took part on the ocasion of Europe@debate … Continue reading On the situation in Ukraine with FutureLab Europe