Reinhard Krumm

Germany

Head, Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe (Vienna), Friedrich Ebert Foundation 

Dr. Reinhard Krumm got his MA in Russian History from the University of Hamburg (1989), and his PhD from Regensburg University (2003), where he is a lecturer on Russian History since 2007. He holds an honoree professorship from the department of Political Science at Moscow State University. He worked as a journalist in the former Soviet Union (1991–1998), being the Moscow correspondent of Der Spiegel magazine (1996–1998). He then joined the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, serving as the Head of the Regional Central Asian office in Tashkent/Uzbekistan (2003–2007), as the Head of the Russian office in Moscow (2007–2012) and as the Head of the Department of Central and Eastern Europe, Berlin (2012–2016). His latest publication is Europe´s Security Governance and Transatlantic Relations.

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Probability Above Zero: What Can Be Expected from New German Elections?
22.11.2017
According to polls, about 47% of German citizens are in favor to hold new elections. However, if they were held today, we would not see big changes, Valdai Club experts say.
Elections in Germany: Waiting for a Six-Party Bundestag
18.09.2017
We can expect some changes in foreign policy, in particular, regarding Russia. But this is very difficult to predict, because the Chancellor Merkel keeps the leading course.

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How Will EU Respond to Possible Damage from US Sanctions Against Russia?
04.08.2017
New US sanctions against Russia irritate the EU, as they in fact represent interference with the European energy policy, Valdai Club experts Reinhard Krumm and Gerhard Mangott say. But don’t expect
Putin-Merkel Talks in Sochi: Status Quo Is the Best Option
03.05.2017
For German politics, it is very important now to let Russia know that the current status quo is the best option. Including Ukraine, despite the complexity of the situation there. So far it will not be

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Europe’s Security Governance and Transatlantic Relations
15.11.2016
If one agrees that the Ukraine crisis is only the symptom, not the cause, of the cur­rent crisis in EU-Russian relations, a comprehensive rethinking of security in Europe between the EU and Russia is

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Donald Trump’s Victory Gives Russian-US Relations a Chance
11.11.2016
Donald Trump’s unexpected victory has upended the US political system and its repercussions will be far-reaching. The White House and both houses of Congress are now in Republican hands, which means
A Euro-Optimist’s View of Brexit
08.07.2016
Looking at the Brexit issue optimistically, Reinhard Krumm, Head of the Central and Eastern Europe Department at the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, told valdaiclub.com that the referendum should push the

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