Talk Eastern Europe

Talk Eastern Europe

Talk Eastern Europe is the exclusive podcast dedicated to debating the issues facing the region of Central and Eastern Europe affiliated with the New Eastern Europe magazine and a member of the EuroPod network. Check out our latest 10-part documentary podcast titled: "The Story of Belarus. The nation, its history and a new hope". Available here on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-story-of-belarus/id1541119981?uo=4

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September 27, 2022 82 min
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In this episode, Aga and Maciek sit down not with one but two guests, diving deep into the history of Russian/Soviet disinformation and memory politics, and linking it to the most recent events, including the partial mobilization in Russia and sham referenda in the occupied territories of Ukraine. The voices of ou...
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This week Maciek and Aga open the episode with a discussion on the latest news regarding Ukraine’s gains in the Kharkiv region, pushing back the Russian forces that have been occupying land there for the last several months. Later, Adam interviews Marie Dumoulin from the European Council on Foreign Relations. They...
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In the first part of the episode, the trio of co-hosts briefly exchange summer reflections and what they were following recently in the region after not seeing each other for a while.

The core part overviews the situation over the Crimean Peninsula and of Crimean Tatars. Crimea has been recently at the heart of a ...
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In this episode we turn towards Georgia, to discuss the current developments in the country and the implications of the recent decision of the European Council not to grant Georgia EU candidate status just yet. Aga delves into these topics together with Grigol Julukhidze, Director and Senior Fellow at the Foreign...
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In this episode, we look at the Western Balkans. After somewhat disappointing the EU-Western Balkans Summit in June 2022, the European Commission announced the opening of the accession negotiations with the two candidate countries Albania and North Macedonia on July 19.

Gentjan Skara, the Head of the Department o...
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In this episode of Talk Eastern Europe, Adam sits down with Nina Rozhanovskaya a coordinator and academic liaison at the Kennan Institute of the Wilson Centre. Nina and Adam explore understanding Russian support for the war in Ukraine and a focus on opposition to the war among Russians inside and outside the count...
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In this episode Aga sits down with Pavel Havlíček, a Research Fellow at the Prague-based Association for International Affairs (AMO) and expert on Eastern Europe, to discuss the priorities of the recently inaugurated Czech presidency of the Council of the European Union and how these will be impacte...
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The last European Union Council meeting brought a historic decision to grant Ukraine and Moldova the status of the EU candidate status. In this episode Maciek and Aga share their first reactions to the EU’s decision as well as Maciek asks Maksym Kyiak, the Kyiv-based expert on international relatio...
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In this episode Adam sits down with Anton Naychuk, Director of the Kyiv-based NGO Civil Diplomacy Fund. Anton gives our listeners an update on where the fighting is now taking place in Ukraine. He discusses the current Russian strategy and the needs of Ukraine for heavy weapons now – before it is too late. Anton also ...
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In this episode two Agnieszkas sit down to discuss recent developments in their home country – Poland. Aga’s guest is Agnieszka Wądołowska, deputy editor of Notes from Poland and a fellow podcaster. The discussion revolves around Poland’s reaction to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, with particular focus on the countr...
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This episode features a discussion on the dynamic changes in the energy sector in Europe. Europe has been already on the track to transforming the energy policy due to climate change. The pandemic but foremost Russia's military invasion of Ukraine has accelerated the pace of changes. The most important challenge is...
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Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has led to huge geopolitical shifts in the region of Eastern Europe. One major development has been the application for membership in the European Union submitted by Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia. What are the chances that these three countries can get EU candidate status? And wh...
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It has been now over 80 days since the Russian unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. In this special episode dedicated to the war in Ukraine, Adam sits down with Vira Konstantynova, a Ukrainian political scientist, expert in international relations and commentator in Ukrainian media. They discuss life in war time Kyiv, the developing situation in the south of the country, the ongoing negotiation process as well as the importance of Ukrai...
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In our special 100th episode, which was live streamed on May 17th 2022, Talk Eastern Europe takes a trip down memory lane and discusses the origins of the podcast and its development. Aga takes on the role of interviewer with her guests, Adam and Maciek, and asks the longtime co-hosts to share some behind-the-scenes f...
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Episode 99 of the podcast explores how the research and local community from Bolzano in northern Italy managed to successfully reframe the post-fascist historical site located in this South Tyrolean, multi-ethnic city. The story gives an opportunity to reflect on how collective memory can be dealt with. It also allows ...
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In the opening part of this episode, Adam reveals what readers may find in the current issue of New Eastern Europe which provides voices from and about Ukraine struggling with unprovoked Russia’s military aggression that has already lasted for two months.

In the main of this episode, Maciek sits down with Aviezer T...
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In our continuing coverage of the Russian invasion against Ukraine, Adam Reichardt goes to Lviv and interviews Iryna Matviyishyn – a Ukrainian journalist. During the conversation they discuss Iryna’s recent trip to Kyiv and what she saw there as well as misconceptions of the West on Ukraine and what stage of the war is next

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This episode features a discussion with Andrzej Sadecki, a senior fellow at the Centre for Eastern Studies in Warsaw. Together with Andrzej, we summarize the parliamentary election in Hungary which took place on April 3rd and coincided with a nationwide referendum. Andrzej provides his assessment of why the ruling ...
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In this episode, we try to comprehend what’s behind Georgia’s government’s cold stance toward Kyiv in the face of a Russia-provoked war in Ukraine and what consequences it might bring for Georgia’s foreign policy. Maciek discusses this topic with Givi Gigitashvili, a Researcher at the Atlantic Council Forensic Rese...
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Adam, Maciek and Aga are finally back together! Before getting to this week’s interview, they discuss last week’s international summits and President Joe Biden’s visit to Poland, all against the backdrop of the ongoing Russian war against Ukraine.

Aga and Maciek then sit down with Dr Clara Portela – a Political Sci...
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