Pavel Havlicek is Research Fellow of AMO Research Center. His research focus is on Eastern Europe, especially Ukraine and Russia and the Eastern Partnership. He also deals with questions of strategic communication and disinformation. Pavel Havlíček is a graduate of the two-year-long Erasmus Mundus International Master in Russian, Central and East European Studies hosted by the University of Glasgow and the EU Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. In 2015, he finished his Bachelor’s degree at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague. In 2013, he spent his Erasmus study exchange at the University of Kent, United Kingdom. In 2014, he did a study internship at the Faculty of International Relations of St Petersburg State University in Russia. He had several internships in both public and private sectors, e.g. the European Parliament, Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic, Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or the NGO People in Need or the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) in Brussels. Since June 2019, he has been working on a research project aimed at the EU support to the civil society sector as part of the Rethink.CEE Fellowship of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
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The black sheep of the European Liberals

The article was originally published (in English) on the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies blog: The European Liberals and particularly the former head of the ALDE Group in the European Parliament, Guy Verhofstadt, have made their reputation on the criticism of nationalist and populist politicians around Europe, including Salvini, Farage, Orbán and many […]