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08/20/2019

The West: Divided in Freedom and Fear?

A peer-reviewed book chapter entitled "The West: Divided in Freedom and Fear?" by Research Fellow Ville Sinkkonen and Henri Vogt was published in an edited volume by Palgrave Macmillan.The book......

08/19/2019

Toni Alaranta's peer-reviewed article published

A peer-reviewed article by Senior Research Fellow Toni Alaranta entitled “Russia and the Idea of Eurasia in Turkey's Strategic Culture Paradigms” was published in an edited book on Strategic......

07/10/2019

Ryhor Nizhnikau's article on Moldova published

Senior Research Fellow Ryhor Nizhnikau's article "Moldova Has a New Government, But its Political Crisis is Far from Over" was published 10.7. by the Globe Post.Link to the article....

07/02/2019

Stratfor referred to Mika Aaltola's FIIA Briefing Paper

Programme Director Mika Aaltola's recent FIIA Briefing Paper was referred to in an article on espionage and LinkedIn by Stratfor 2.7. Link to the article.Aaltola's publication "Geostrategically......

06/19/2019

FIIA Newsletter 2/2019

FIIA took part in organising Kultaranta Talks, TEPSA 2019 Finnish Pre-Presidency Conference and a MSC roundtable on Arctic security. FIIA also co-published a report on the 2009 Stoltenberg report with......

06/04/2019

Ville Sinkkonen co-authored peer-reviewed article

Research Fellow Ville Sinkkonen has co-authored a peer-reviewed article entitled: "Connected in freedom? Reconstructing a foundational value in EU and US foreign policy discourses". The article was......

05/23/2019

Marco Siddi interviewed by The Times

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Marco Siddi was interviewed to an article entitled "Salvini leads populist gang towards a European shake-up" by The Times (18.5).Link to the article, available for......

05/16/2019

Report from Roundtable on Arctic Security available

On May 7, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) organised in cooperation with the Munich Security Conference (MSC) a roundtable on Arctic Security in Helsinki. Topics such as......

05/03/2019

Marco Siddi quoted in CNN's article on natural gas

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Marco Siddi was quoted by CNN Business (2.5) in their article on natural gas and transatlantic trade relations. Link to the article....

04/26/2019

Why Finland feels more secure outside NATO

Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak was interviewed by LRT.lt (24.4) on Finland's security strategies outside and alongside NATO.Link to the article....

04/23/2019

Moshes interviewed by AP on Ukraine's newly elected president

FIIA's Programme Director Arkady Moshes was interviewed to an article by the Associated Press (22.4) on Ukraine's newly elected president Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Moshes stated that Kremlin may try to......

04/18/2019

FIIA is now seeking researchers

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) is now seeking researchers for the programme period of 1.1.2020-31.12.2022 to all research programmes.Applications are welcome from researchers in......

04/08/2019

Toni Alaranta's analysis on Turkey's local elections

Senior Research Fellow Toni Alaranta's analysis on Turkey's local elections entitled "Turkey’s local elections – new opposition and the AKP’s ambivalence to the popular will" was published in......

04/02/2019

FIIA Newsletter 1/2019

FIIA is taking part in new research projects on sanctions and space and has launched its own research project on terrorism. FIIA is in the process of recruiting a new director, programme directors and......

04/02/2019

Toni Alaranta commented the local elections in Turkey

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Toni Alaranta commented the local elections in Turkey and the dispute related to the Hagia Sophia in an article by Asia Times (1.4) Link to the article....

03/29/2019

The Economist referred to a FIIA publication

The Economist referred to Bruno Tertrais's FIIA Working Paper in an article entitled "What would happen if America left Europe to fend for itself?" on 14 March....

03/21/2019

FIIA seeks Research Programme Directors

The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) is now seeking two Research Programme Directors for the period of 1.1.2020-31.12.2024. These positions are located in the European Union......

03/20/2019

Book review by Marco Siddi in Europe-Asia Studies

Senior Research Fellow Marco Siddi has written a book review of the book "Russian–European Relations in the Balkans and Black Sea Region. Great Power Identity and the Idea of Europe" by Vsevolod......

02/05/2019

Russia's role in the Venezuela crisis

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Mikael Wigell was interviewed by McClatchy DC (1.2) to an article on recent developments regarding Russia's role in the Venezuela crisis.On the issue of Russian desire......

01/25/2019

Mikael Wigell commented Russia-Venezuela relations

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Mikael Wigell commented on the relationship between Russia and Venezuela in an interview for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (24.1). On a question regarding direct......

01/15/2019

Finnish president makes state visit to China

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Jyrki Kallio gave an interview on Sauli Niinistö's, President of the Republic of Finland, state visit to China to Yle uutiset (14.1.). Article "Finnish president makes......

12/19/2018

FIIA Newsletter 4/2018

FIIA will publish a report on the post-Soviet space early next year. FIIA also invites applications from senior scholars to conduct research on U.S. role in global political and economic affairs....

12/18/2018

The GPS Wars Are Here

Foreign Policy (17.12.) interviewed FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak to article that was entitled "The GPS Wars Are Here"....

11/28/2018

Finland: Direct Democracy and Representational System

A book chapter, entitled "Finland: Direct Democracy and Representational System" written by FIIA's Programme Director Juha Jokela and Research Fellow Tuomas Iso-Markku, has been published in a......