Recent Publications from BEAR members


Vansina, Laura and Alexander Mattelaer, eds. 2020. Dealing with Russia: Towards a Coherent Belgian Policy. Brussels: Egmont.

Greene, Samuel, Gregory Asmolov, Adam Fagan, Ofer Fridman, & Borjan Gjuzelov. 2020. Mapping Fake News and Disinformation in the Western Balkans and Identifying Ways to Effectively Counter ThemStudy requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs. Brussels: European Union.


DeBardeleben, Joan. 2019. EU-EEU Cooperation and the ‘Common Neighbourhood’Policy memo presented at the BEAR Moscow Policy Conference “Evaluating the Potential for Cooperation: the EU, the EEU, and the CSTO,” MGIMO University.

Berg, Eiki & James Ker-Lindsay (eds.). 2019. The Politics of International Interaction with de facto States: Conceptualising Engagement without Recognition. Routledge.

Cheskin, Ammon  & Angela Kachuyevski. 2019. “The Russian-Speaking Populations in the Post-Soviet Space: Language, Politics and Identity,” Europe-Asia Studies 71(1): 1-23.

Greene, Samuel A. & Graeme B. Robertson. 2019. Putin v. the People: The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia. Yale University Press.

Koinova, Maria. 2019. “Diaspora Coalition-building for Genocide Recognition: Armenians, Assyrians and Kurds,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, published online on 14 February, 2019.

Lee, Michael J, Adrian Florea & Nicolas Blarel. 2019. “Opening the Black Box of Finance: North-South Investment, Political Risk, and U.S. Military Intervention,” Political Studies, 1-23.​

Smith, David J, Marina Germane & Martyn Housden. 2019. “‘Forgotten Europeans’: transnational minority activism in the age of European integration'”, Nations and Nationalism 25 (2): 523-543.


Florea, Adrian. 2018. “Authority Contestation During and After Civil War,” Perspectives on Politics 16(1): 149-155.

Florea, Adrian. 2018. “Spatial Rivalry and Coups Against Dictators,” Security Studies 27(1): 1-26.

Greene, Samuel A. 2018. “Running to stand still: aggressive immobility and the limits of power in Russia,” Post-Soviet Affairs 34(5): 333-347.

Koinova, Maria. 2018. “Sending States and Diaspora Positionality in International Relations,” International Political Sociology 12(2): 190-210. Short video.

Koinova, Maria. 2018. “Diaspora Mobilisations for Conflict and Postconflict Reconstruction: Contextual and Comparative Dimensions,” introduction to a special journal issue in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studiesopen accessShort video.

Lasnier, Virginie. 2018. “Can Authoritarian Regimes Breed Loyalty? The Case of Nashi,” Russian Politics 3(4): 461-485.

Lasnier, Virginie. 2018. “Russia’s Opposition Movement Five Years After Bolotnaia: The Electoral Trap?,” Problems of Post-Communism 65(5): 359-371.

Popova, Maria & Vincent Post. 2018. “Prosecuting high-level corruption in Eastern Europe,” Communist and Post-Communist Studies 51(3): 231-244.

Popova, Maria. 2018. “Journalists, Judges, and State Officials: How Russian Courts Adjudicate Defamation Lawsuits Against the Media” in Kurkchiyan, Marina, and Agnieszka Kubal, eds. A Sociology of Justice in Russia. Cambridge University Press: 141-170.

Smith, David J., Marina Germane & Martyn Housden. 2018. “‘Forgotten Europeans’: transnational minority activism in the age of European integration,” Nations and Nationalism 1–21.