|Author (Person)||Gjerde, Kristian Lundby, Rieker, Pernille|
|Publisher||Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)|
|Series Title||NUPI Policy Brief|
|Series Details||No.31, 2015|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
Recent developments in European security have shown the growing need for a better understanding of the dynamics that may both threaten and ensure security and stability on the European continent. This policy brief is based on the analysis made in a recent NUPI working paper (Rieker & Gjerde 2015) where we present in more detail the differing Russian and European perceptions of European security. In addition to providing an overview of the different perceptions, we also study what happens when the two collide like we have been witnessing in Ukraine. As much of the literature on these issues has been normatively driven, our aim has been to provide an objective presentation and analysis of the dominant Russian and EU discourses. This we see as essential for investigating the potential for constructive dialogue between Russia and the EU.
|Subject Categories||Security and Defence|
|Countries / Regions||Europe, Norway, Russia, Ukraine|