Academic year 2010-2011:


  1. Mark Entin, “Seeking for Partnership - 4: Russia and the European Union in 2009-2010”, Moscow, 2011.
  2. Perspectives of the Common Ideological Space between Russia and the European Union, Moscow, MGIMO, 2010, O. Barabanov, A. Klimenko.
  3. European Integration (textbook), under ed. of O. Butorina, Moscow, 2010


  1. “European Lawyers on the Power of Law and “Law of Power” in International Relations,, M. Entin, 6(56) / 2011
  2. Forum of decade, M. Entin,, (№1(51), 2011)
  3. Evolution Approach of the European Court of Human Rights,, (№2(52), 2011)
  4. Modernization of the Russian Civil law and Legal Aquis of the European Union in the development of contract law, (№2(52), 2011), Anton Vinogradov, PhD student
  5. ECtHR Pilot Procedure,, (№2(52), 2011), MA student Anna Jukovskaya
  6. New tendencies in the development of EU Competition Law– AstraZeneca (№3(53), 2011),, PhD student, Kirill Entin
  7. On the way to the CoE reform, M. Entin,, (№4(54), 2011)
  8. Political Input in the Strenthgning og the EU and Russia Co-operation: Belostok-Grodno-Minsk-Smolensk-Moscow, M. Entin,, (№4(54), 2011)
  9. Compatibility check (Accession of the EU to the European Convention of Human Rights), M. Entin,, ( №5(55), 2011)
  10. Problematic of the Human Rights deserves more constructive approach, (№11(49), 2010)
  11. Evolution of the EU Law and law-enforcement in Post-Lisbon period, (№11(49), 2010)
  12. Academic projects on the EU Contract Law, (№2(52), 2011), Anton Vinogradov, PhD student
  13. Imperatives of constructing a new security system in the Euro-Atlantic region, M. Entin,, (№10(48), 2010)
  14. Pan-European Project of Russia, M. Entin,, (№10(48), 2010)
  15. Creation of more favorable atmosphere for modernization, M. Entin,, (№10(48), 2010)
  16. Common Area of European Constitutional Law: Illusion or Reality, M. Entin,, (№10(48), 2010)
  17. Mechanisms for extra-speedy legal reaction on new challenges are needed, M. Entin,, (№10(48), 2010)
  18. Renaissance in the Relations between the EU and Russia, M. Entin,, (№10(48), 2010)
  19. Draft concept of the New Partnership between the EU and Russia M. Entin,, (№9(47), 2010)
  20. Partnership for Modernization – way to reapproachment of the EU and Russia, M. Entin,, (№9(47), 2010)
  21. Russia's Approach to the Universality of Human Rights, M. Entin,, (№9(47), 2010) (№7-8(46), 2010)
  22. Istomin I. Breaking Through to The Other Side: Knowledge and Policy Making in Negotiations / Istomin I.A. // PIN points Network Newsletter. - 2010. - №35. - P. 24-25.


Academic year 2009-2010:


  1. Lev Entin, “European Union Law. New Phase of Evolution: 2009-2017”, Moscow, 2010
  2. “EU-Russia Relations on the Eve of Changes”, Moscow, 2009 (group of authors, ed. L.Entin)
  3. Marina Kargalova, Ekaterina Egorova, “Social Dimension of the European Integration”, Moscow 2010
  4. Mark Entin, “Seeking for Partnership - III: Russia and the European Union in 2009-2010”, Moscow, 2010.
  5. Mark Entin, “Seeking for Partnership - II: Russia and the European Union in 2006-2009”, Moscow, 2009.


  1. “Scientific and practical seminar of the European Studies Institute Smolens-Minsk-Belostok”, O. Barabanov, (№5(44), 2010),,
  2. “The pedigree and the nature of the acquis communautaire of the European Union”. (The research traces back to the concept of “standard of civilization” prevailed in colonial Europereveals, analyses the links between these two concepts and shows up-to-date cornerstones of European integration. Its part is mostly concentrated on the key components of acquis communautaire and its shape. It also touches upon its role in producing new European identity and enlargement process.), A. Vinogradov, ESI PhD student, (№6(45), 2010),,
  3. “Dead-end or a Breakthrough?” (Report on participation in the EU-Russia Summit in Rostov at Don), M. Entin, (№6(45), 2010),,
  4. “Draft speaking elements for participation in conference on New Developments in the CFSP under the Lisbon Treaty”, Michael Webb, (№6(45), 2010),,
  5. “Russia's Approach to the Universality of Human Rights”, D. Trenina, M. Entin, №7-8(46), 2010,,
  6. “Russia and the EU: A Look in Tomorrow”, M. Entin (№6(45), 2010),,
  7. “The List of Fundamental Rights is Becoming Longer”, M. Entin (№5(44), 2010),,
  8. “Contemporary Challenges and thee New Vision of International, Supranational and National law”, M. Entin, (Report on the Expert Meeting Organised by the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Scientific Academy), published in №4(43), 2010,,
  9. “Guaranteeing the authority and effectiveness of the European Court of Human Rights on a national level”, (Of the author expert contribution to the Hearing on Interlaken process held by the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly in Paris on December 16, 2009), M. Entin, (№2(41), 2010),,
  10. Mark Entin, Pasquale Policastro. Dialogues sur les droits de la personne. Pour une theorie de la protection juridique de la phenomenologie existentielle de la personne humaine au-dela des differences entre cultures et conceptions du droit, (№2(41), 2010),,
  11. “Present and Future of the Interlaaken Process”, M. Entin, (№1(40), 2010),,
  12. “Parliamentary Control over EU Diplomatic Service”, M. Entin, (№12(39), 2009),,
  13. “Perspectives of Cooperation between the European Union and the Council of Europe in the Field of Human Rights”, M. Entin, №11(38), 2009,,
  14. “Proposals on the Treaty of European Security Have Become More Specific” (View from Moscow), M. Entin, № 10 (37), 2009,,
  15. “European Union as a Leading International Player”, M. Entin, №10(37), 2009,


Main publications by the key experts


Prof. Mark Lvovich Entin (Academic coordinator)

Seeking for Partnership - II: Russia and the European Union in 2006-2008, Moscow, 2009.

The book belongs to a series of analytic works by the author concerning the recent developments in the EU-Russia relations and the evolution of the European Union. In nine chapters the author studies and interprets the reforms envisaged in Brussels, ups and downs of the EU-Russia relations in the period of 2006-2008. Specific part of the work is devoted to the possible content of the new basic agreement between the EC and the Russian Federation.

Seeking for Partnership: Russia and the European Union in 2004-2005”, Saint Petersburg, 2006.

Being the first book in a series of monographs concerning the development of relationships between the EU and Russia it covers the challenging period of 2004-2005. It includes five chapters in which the author analyzes the current issues and main problems of the EU-Russian cooperation and implications for future enhancing and deepening of relations, the EU legal system and functioning, the main policy areas of the Union as well as the reforms that were planned but not yet implemented.

Overhauling and Upgrading the PCA: Political Perspective // Russia, the EU and the Baltic States, Future of Partnership and Cooperation: Interests, Concepts, Implementation, Moscow-Vilnus, 2007.

The PCA between the Russian Federation and the EC and their Member States is the first step in setting up mutually beneficial partnership. It needs to be reinforced by strong political for the cooperation could develop into a real partnership. It is also necessary for the partners to opt for a definite pattern of social, economic and political evolution, to develop a specific culture of cooperation, readiness to compromise and dispute and conflict resolution.

The Law of the European Union. The protection of Human Rights under the EU Law, in co-authorship, text book, Moscow, 2006.

Part III “Legal Basis for the Protection of Human Rights (Practices of the Council of Europe and the European Union” studies General Issues and Mechanisms, Human Rights Protection in the European Union (principles and legal basis), European Human Rights Protection System (structure and mechanisms) and Part IV “Legal Basis for the Common Foreign and Security Policy”.

On the Measures for the Introduction of a Visa-Free Regime between the Russian Federation and the European Union// Visa-Free Regime between the Russian Federation and the European Union: “The Road Map”, “Russia in the United Europe” Committee, Moscow, 2004.

Russia’s choice in favour of a strategic partnership with the EU is based on objective and reasonable grounds: the progressive rapprochement of Russia and the Union is necessary for guaranteeing sustainable economic development, stability and security in the region. It presupposes building of Great Europe without dividing lines and creation of a common European economic, legal, democratic and humanitarian space. It implies removing of the existing barriers for mutually beneficial cooperation and prevents the emergence of new ones.

Strengthening legal grounds for developing Russian relations with the European Union // Russia-Azerbaijan Magazin for International and Camparative Law, №1(2) 2005.

The relations between Russia and the European Union has a considerable impact upon future developments on the Eurasian continent, crisis prevention and management, non-proliferation, interna-tional struggle against terrorism, organized crime and illegal migration. The EU enlargement was a crucial test for the maturity of the relationships between the Russian Federation and the Union. Both sides have shown a spirit of compromise and responsibility in finding solutions to the contradictions. Now, when the understanding of their nature has reached, the prospects for closer relations and a true strategic RF - EU partnership appear much brighter.


Prof. Olga Vitalyevna Butorina

International Finance in 2020” in Karaganov S. (ed), “Russia and World: New Era”, “AST”, Moscow, 2008.

The section provides analysis of international monetary system and markets and provides expertise and practical recommendation for the Russian decision-making authorities and the Russian Central Bank.

The EU Enlargement and Russia”, Delovaya Literatura, Moscow. Butorina O., Borko Yu. (eds), 2006.

Part I, section “Euro-zone on its way to the new configuration”. The section deals with the consequences of the EU enlargements on the state and long-term development perspectives of the Economic and Monetary Union.

International Currencies: Integration and Competition, Delovaya Literatura, Moscow. 2003.

The author dwells on the processes of integration and competition in the modern international monetary relations and the mechanisms of Economic and Monetary Union of the EC, and analyses world-perspectives of Euro. The book is addressed at the specialists in the international finance sphere, academics, university professors, students.

Euro market in Russia in Maslennikov A. (ed), “Global Monetary System and Convertibility of the Russian Rouble”, “Mezhdunarodnye otnosheniya”, Moscow, 2006.

The article dwells on the issues of market for the Euro in the Russian Federation, regulation instruments, rates, influence.

Principles of Monetary Integration and their Relevance for the CIS, in Vinhas de Souza L., De Lombarerde P. (eds), “The Periphery of the Euro. Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy in CIS Countries”, Ashgate, Aldershot. 2006. PP. 93 – 109.

The article covers issues of monetary integration and analysis the relevance of the principles of European integration in the field to the Integration prospects within the Commonwealth of Independent States

European Union in the beginning of the XXI century, Moscow, 2001. In co-authorship with Yu. Borko

The authors study problems of West-european integration in the beginning of XXI century. The book gives an overview of important tendencies and challenges of the development of European Union. The book provides prognisys of European integration process dynamics up to 2010-2015.


Prof. Olga Yurievna Potemkina

The Political and Legal Framework of the Relationships between Russia and the EU.(with Nikolay Kaveshnikov as a co-author), European University Institute, Max Weber Programme, "Integration without EU membership in Europe", May 2008.

The article analyses the existing legal basis of the EU-Russia relations, the achievements and failures of the PCA implementations as well as the perspectives for signing the new basic treaty. The meaning of the “strategic partnership” concept is suggested together with the certain ideas how to develop the EU-Russia relations in economy, politics, human rights, people contacts.

The EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: «Constitutional Deadlock» or Continuation of the Reform? «Sovremennaja Evropa (Contemporary Europe)», №4, 2008.

The JHA reform in the Lisbon Treaty is assessed as the logical continuation of the Amsterdam Treaty reform. The main changes in the decision-making are examined as well as the role of the EU Institutions and the national parliaments. The possible consequences of the ‘emergency brake’ clause implementation are discussed. The article suggests the several scenarios of completing the JHA reform.

EU-Russia common space of the internal security: trends and perspectives. Reports of the Institute of Europe, 225, p. II, Moscow, 2008.

The article analyses the recent developments of the EU-Russia cooperation in the internal security. The main results are assessed: the agreements on visa facilitation and readmission, consultations on visa free regime, working agreements with FRONTEX and EMCDDAA, cooperation in fight against terrorism, custom cooperation etc. The role and functions of the partners are highlighted.

The Black Sea Synergy as the new Project of the European Commission. “The Black Sea Cooperation: on the way to the partnership of XXI century”. Reports of the Institute of Europe, №202. – Мoscow, 2007.

The article is devoted to the new dimension of the EU external policy. The Black Sea Synergy is presented in the context of the EU neighbourhood policy. The main spheres of cooperation are examined – energy, transport, fight against drugs and human trafficking, environment, maritime policy etc. Russia’s approach to the Black Sea Synergy and the role in the Black Sea cooperation is analysed.

The EU Enlargement and the New Borders: the EU and Central European countries’ cooperation in JHA, in/ Borko Ju., Butorina O. (ed), Moscow, “Delovaya literature”, 2006.

The chapter deals with the EU preparation to the Eastern Enlargement in the sphere of Border Security. The negotiations on the JHA and the requirements for the new EU member states are analysed as well as the challenges, which they face in assuring the perfect management of the EU external borders. The ‘governance beyond borders’ concept is reviewed in the context of the ENP and the Northern Dimension.

EU-Russia cooperation in Justice and Home Affairs. The EU-Russia Review, №2, Brussels, November, 2006.

The role and significance of the EU-Russia roadmap on freedom, security and justice is scrutinized, each title separately. The first stage of the roadmap’s implementation is evaluated with its achievements and failures. The special attention is focussed upon EU-Russia consultations on human rights and the Russian citizens’ applications to the European Court of Human Rights.


Prof. Marina Vadimovna Strezhneva

European Union: governing the integrated system under conditions of uncertainty. Annual of IMEO, ed. V.G. Baranovsky, 2008.

The article analyses the political developments in the EU and its foreign relations through the year 2007 and the start of 2008 (ratification process for the Lisbon treaty and its content, enlargement prospects, European neighborhood policy, migration and energy policies).

Trans-governmental networks in the EU // Mezhdunarodnye processy, Journal of International Relations Theory and World politics,, Vol, 6, №1 (16), January - April 2008

The article explores the notion of network governance as concerns the EU practices and deals with how European agencies cooperate with national regulators of member-states in the field of negative and positive integration.

European Union: tested by the standards of democratic constitutionalism. Annual of IMEO, ed. V.G. Baranovsky, 2007.

The article studies the debates over the constitutional status of the EU and deals, in particular, with the so called new modes of European governance.

Conditions of partnership with the European Union // World economics and International Relations, 2007, №6.

The article describes the EU policy of promotion of human rights inside and outside the borders of the Union.

The European Union, facing new challenges: spacial dimension of integration politics // Planet year 2006: annual / World Economy and International Relations Institute, Russian Academy of Science, 2007.

This article is concentrated on the issues of the EU enlargement, the European neighborhood policy and EU relations with Russia.

Problems of social policy in the European Union // World Economy and International Relations Institute, Russian Academy of Science, 2007, 2006, №8.

This article is devoted to the analysis of the intuitional format and content of the social policy of the EU, as well as the prospects of the European Social Model.