Press quotes

  • International New York Times, 12 September 2014

    “I could weep for the hopes that we had in the early 1990s,” said Ian Bond at the CER. “The walls that divided us were collapsing, and Putin is building them up again.”

  • The Telegraph, 11 September 2014

    “Putin needs China for his domestic political narrative, but those in the business know that Russia has few alternatives to the West,” said Ian Bond at the CER.

  • Helsingin Sanomat, 11 September 2014

    "Pitkälti on näin. Merkelillä on Euroopassa paljon vaikutusvaltaa melkein asiassa kuin asiassa", toteaa tutkija Ian Bond brittiläisestä CER. "Hän on myös muuttunut ajan myötä kovemmaksi [Venäjän suhteen]."

  • Helsingin Sanomat, 10 September 2014

    Miltä Suomen tilanne sitten näyttää nyky-Britanniasta käsin? Arvostetun Centre for European Reform -ajatuspajan ulkopolitiikkajohtaja ja Venäjän-tuntija Ian Bond kehottaa Suomea muistamaan, että EU:n yhtenäisyys luo turvallisuutta.

  • Reuters, 09 September 2014

    "Germany has ample financial room to spend more, and a boost in public investment would help the domestic as well as the European economy," said Christian Odendahl, chief economist at the CER.

  • Evening Standard, 05 September 2014

    "As Nato decides its response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Islamic State atrocities in Iraq and Syria, it should avoid the trap of thinking that 'my enemy's enemy is my friend', and rewarding Putin and Assad for their supposed help", says Ian Bond.

  • Monocle Daily, 05 September 2014

    Ian Bond speaks to Andrew Mueller on Monocle 24 Radio (0:06:06).

  • Der Standard, 05 September 2014

    Mehrere europäische Volkswirte teilen etwa die Meinung von Christian Odendahl, Chefökonom beim Centre for European Reform, der die jüngsten Maßnahmen als positive Überraschung sieht.

  • Der Standard, 05 September 2014

    Christian Odendahl, Chefökonom beim Londoner CER, hatte lange Zeit aggressivere Maßnahmen wegen der schwachen Konjunktur gefordert.

  • Voice of America, 04 September 2014

    “I’m sure that pressure from other NATO members will have had some influence on the French, but I think that...there was some concern about what they were really doing and why they were supplying ships to Russia in these circumstances,” said Ian Bond.