Putin’s Europe. Il 28 novembre presso Novotel di Varsavia è stato presentato il frutto di un lavoro di un’équipe di 13 ricercatori, collaboratori di università e fondazioni a livello internazionale. Il volume ‘Putin’s Europe’, progetto di ricerca pubblicato dalla fondazione liberale polacca Projekt Polska e dal think tank dell’ALDE, l’European Liberal Forum (Elf), in partnership con Fondazione Luigi Einaudi di Roma e fondazione Naumann, ha avuto come obiettivo quello di analizzare le diramazioni della propaganda putiniana in tutta Europa e le prospettive dell’ordine liberale internazionale e democratico.
About the event
The current invasion of Ukraine by Russia is not a local war but Putin’s battle against the liberal West. It is his act of brutal opposition against the ideas like freedom, human rights and European integration. Kremlin has been working for a long time to undermine liberal values in Europe, and it used different methods to promote its ideological and political agenda. The long-term objective of Russian influence activities is to weaken NATO and the EU, and without understanding how Kremlin works, what harm has been done already and what can be done to prevent it, European societies will vulnerable towards future Russian attacks and European Union will be forced to use enormous recourses to repair all damages.
The main objective of the ‘Putin’s Europe’ project is to improve understanding of how Russia is conducting political influence activities against Europe and how liberals, on both European level and Member States’ level, can defend themselves from this influence. During the event 12 authors will discuss the topic of Russian influence in European democracy.
Monday, 27 November 2023
16:00 Individual interviews for the film 19:00 Dinner
Tuesday, 28 November 2023
09:00 Welcome remarks
Speaker: Dr. Milosz Hodun, Board Member of the European Liberal Forum
Speaker: Adam Szłapka MP, President of the Future of the EU Intergroup in the Sejm
09:30 Round table discussion with all authors
Moderator: Francesco Cappelletti, Policy and Research Officer at ELF
Alen Gudalo, Boris Divković Foundation Dr. Dejan Ravšelj, Zavod 14
Erno Buzas, Momentum
Jelena Jesejana, Latvijas attīstībai
Juan Pina, FundaLib
Dr. Mila Moshelova, Freidrich Naumann Foundation
Dr. Renata Gravina, Fondazione Luigi Einaudi
Dr. Ricardo Sivestre, MLS
Dr. Silvia Nadjivan, NEOS Lab
Dr. Valeriya Korbalyova, Ukraine In A Changing Europe Research Centre Zsófia Naszádos, Momentum
12:30 Closing remarks
Moderator: Dr. Milosz Hodun, Board Member of the European Liberal Forum
14:00 Individual interviews for the film