Alexander Sergounin IPF Fellow 2003
    Nizhny Novgorod Linguistic University, Russia
Mentor 1 
(Erin Jenne)
Mentor 2 
(Ulrich Sedelmeier)
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List of Project-Relevant Publications

Books, Monographs

Are borders barriers? EU enlargement and the Russian region of Kaliningrad (Helsinki: Finnish Institute of International Affairs, 2001, 190 p. (co-author: Lyndelle Fairlie) (in English).

Research papers, brochures

Russia and evolving security environment in the Baltic Sea area (Nizhny Novgorod: University of Nizhny Novgorod, 1997), 45 pp. (in English).

The Russian dimension of Nordic security: challenges and opportunities (Copenhagen: Centre for Peace & Conflict Research, 1993), 67 pp. (Working Papers; 1993, no. 13) (in English).

Book chapters, articles

'The Russian post-Communist Discourse on Northern Europe: a chance for region-building?’ Gunna Lassinantti (ed.), Focal Point North-West Russia - the future of the Barents Euro-Arctic Region and the Northern Dimension (Lulea, 2002), pp. 11-30 (in English).

'The United States' Northern Dimension? Prospects for a US-Russian cooperative agenda in Northern Europe', PONARS Policy Conference, Washington, DC, January 25, 2002 (Washington, DC: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2001), pp. 127-132 (in English).

'The Northern Dimension as a factor of subregional security in North-Eastern Europe', in: Irina Busygina (ed.), External Relations of Russian Regions (Moscow: Moscow State Institute of International Relations, 2001), pp. 21-48 (in Russian).

'Russia and transborder security challenges in Northern Europe: defining a co-operative agenda', in: Pertti Joenniemi and Jevgenia Viktorova (eds.), Regional Dimensions of Security in Border Areas of Northern and Eastern Europe (Tartu: Tartu University Press, 2001),  pp. 133-172 (in English).

'Russia, regionalism and the EU's Northern Dimension', in: Graem Herd (ed.), European Security & Post-Soviet Space: Integration or Isolation? (Aberdeen: Conflict Studies Research Center, 2000), pp. 30-45 (co-author: Pertti Joenniemi) (in English).

'Regional security challenges and transborder cooperation in North-Eastern Europe', in: Andrei Makarychev (ed.), International Relations in the 21st Century: Regional in Global, Global in Regional (Nizhny Novgorod: Nizhny Novgorod Linguistic University, 2000), pp. 69-94 (in Russian).

'Russia and the European Union: The Case of Kaliningrad', PONARS Policy Discussion, December 8, 2000 (Washington: Council on Foreign Relations, 2000), pp. 143-147 (in English).

'Russia and the European Union: The Northern Dimension', PONARS Policy Discussion, May 5, 2000, Washington, DC (Cambridge, Ma.: Davis Center for Russian Studies, Harvard University, 2000), pp. 143-148 (in English).

'Russian policy towards the BEAR: from 'hard' to 'soft' security', Lassi Heininen and Gunnar Lassinantti (eds.), Security in the European North: from 'hard' to 'soft' (Rovaniemi: Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, 1999, pp. 175-196 (in English).

'The Barents Regional Cooperation and the Russian Security Discourse', Geir Flikke (ed.), The Barents Region Revisited (Oslo: Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, 1998, pp. 25-52 (in English).

'The Russia dimension', Hans Mouritzen (ed.), Bordering Russia: theory and prospects for Europe's Baltic Rim (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998), pp. 15-71 (in English).

'Russia's security policies in the Baltic Sea area', Lars Hedegaard and Bjarne Lindstrom (eds.), The NEBI Yearbook 1998 (Berlin: Springer, 1998), pp. 465-483 (in English).

'Between neoimperialism and realpolitik: Russia in search of a new Baltic strategy in the post-Cold War era', Harald Runblom, Mieczyslaw Nurek, Marceli Burdelski, Thomas Jonter and Erik Noreen (eds.), 50 Years after World War II: International Politics in the Baltic Sea Region, 1945-1995 (Gdansk: Gdansk University Press, 1997), pp. 253-276 (in English).

'In search of a new strategy in the Baltic/Nordic area', Vladimir Baranovsky (ed.), Russia and Europe: the emerging security agenda (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997), pp. 325-349 (in English).

'National minorities problem in the Baltics states and European security', Oleg A. Kolobov (ed.), The fate of the divided nations: past and present (Nizhny Novgorod: University of Nizhny Novgorod, 1996), pp. 121-134 (in Russian).

'The Russian dimension of Nordic security - hard choices and opportunities', Visions of European security - focal point Sweden and Northern Europe (Stockholm: The Olof Palme International Center, 1996), pp. 104-116 (in English).