Press quotes

  • CNN, 16 April 2014

    CER's Ian Bond, director of foreign policy talks to Rosemary Church about the Ukraine crisis (see 00:05).

  • ITV1, 15 April 2014

    CER's Ian Bond, director of foreign policy talks to John Stapleton and Ranvir Singh about Ukraine and the EU Sanctions on Russia (see 13:45).

  • The Voice of Russia (Radio), 15 April 2014

    CER's Ian Bond, director of foreign policy talks to Ekaterina Kudashkina about the Ukraine Crisis. (From 02:06)

  • , 15 April 2014

    Christian Odendahl at the CER said "The big danger of this long-term unemployment is that it is likely to turn into persistent, structural unemployment as the recovery in the Eurozone in particular will be slow."

  • The New York Times, 10 April 2014

    "Investors don’t look to the long-term health of economies," said Simon Tilford, the deputy director of the CER. They are looking at whether they can extract gains "without losing their shirts."

  • The Express, 10 April 2014

    "Britain within the EU but not in the euro is not a problem - if we stay in the EU but resist getting involved in further integration with the eurozone, that is fine - but if we were to leave, the City would over time be vulnerable to regulatory attacks et cetera" said Mr Tilford.

  • The Telegraph, 07 April 2014

    "It is quite alarming that Fidesz and Jobbik have won so much of the vote. Jobbik is a fascistic party that is scary in a way that Ukip, Le Pen, and Geert Wilders are not scary" said Charles Grant.

  • International Business Times, 04 April 2014

    "If you decide to increase defence spending today, the impact will only let itself be felt in four or seven years down the line, so when dealing with the current Ukraine crisis, it won’t matter," said Rem Korteweg of the CER.

  • The Telegraph, 01 April 2014

    Ian Bond, from the CER said Mr Putin aims to reduce Ukraine to a "vassal state" by pushing for a loose federation in Ukraine under his control. He has upped the ante with a new strain of ethno-nationalism, laying a claim to all areas abroad deemed to be "historic Russia".

  • Financial Times, 31 March 2014

    Charles Grant of the Centre for European Reform think-tank said if the left does get the first crack at the top job in Brussels "at least three moderate Socialists would be viable alternatives" to Mr Schulz.