The EU and Russia: before and beyond the crisis in Ukraine - European Union Committee Contents


APPENDIX 2: LIST OF WITNESSES


Evidence is published online at www.parliament.uk/eu-russia and is available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 3074).

Evidence received by the Committee is listed below in chronological order of oral evidence session and in alphabetical order. Those witnesses marked ** gave both oral and written evidence. Those marked with * gave oral evidence and did not submit any written evidence. All other witnesses submitted written evidence only.

Oral evidence in chronological order
*Dr Lilia Shevtsova, Senior Associate, Russian Domestic Politics and Political Institutions Program, Moscow Center, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace QQ 1-8
*Mr Ian Bond CVO, Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform QQ 9-18
*Mr Alexander Kliment, Director, Emerging Markets Strategy, Eurasia Group QQ 19-28
*Sir Tony Brenton KCMG, former British Ambassador to Russia and Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge, and Mr John Lough, Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House QQ 29-51
*Mr Neil Crompton, Deputy Political Director, FCO, Mr Hugo Shorter, Head of EU Directorate (External), FCO and Mr Chris Barton, Director of International Affairs, Trade Policy & Export Control, BIS QQ 52-66
*His Excellency Andrii Kuzmenko, Ukrainian Acting Ambassador to the UK QQ 67-76
*Professor Sergei Guriev, Professor of Economics, Sciences Po, Paris QQ 77-86
*Ms Tracey McDermott, Director of Enforcement and Financial Crime, Financial Conduct Authority and Ms Shona Riach, Director, International Finance, Her Majesty's Treasury QQ 87-96
*Mr Vladimir Kara-Murza, Co-ordinator, Open Russia QQ 97-109
**Dr Tom Casier, Jean Monnet Chair, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, University of Kent QQ 110-122
*Mr Josef Janning, Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations, and Dr Marat Terterov, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Brussels Energy Club QQ 110-122
*Alexander Graf Lambsdorff MEP, Chairman of Executive Committee, European Endowment for Democracy, Dr Alastair Rabagliati, Director of Operations, European Endowment for Democracy, and Mr Peter Sondergaard, Director of Programmes, European Endowment for Democracy QQ 123-133
*Mr Jean-Luc Demarty, Director-General, DG Trade, and Mr Luc Pierre Devigne, Head of Unit, DG Trade QQ 134-153
*Mr Pierre Vimont, Executive Secretary, European External Action Service, Mr Luis Felipe Fernández-de-la-Peña, Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia, European External Action Service, and Mr Gunnar Wiegand, Director for Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia, Regional Cooperation and OSCE, European External Action Service QQ 154-164
*Mr Pedro Serrano, Adviser on External Affairs, Cabinet of the President of the European Council QQ 165-169
*Mr Fyodor Lukyanov, Chairman, Council on Foreign and Defense Policy, and Editor in Chief, Russia in Global Affairs QQ 170-180
*His Excellency Dr Revaz Gachechiladze, Georgian Ambassador to the UK QQ 181-190
*Mr Denis Volkov, Head of Development Department, Levada Center QQ 191-199
*Sir Andrew Wood GCMG, former British Ambassador to Russia and Associate Fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House QQ 200-209
*Mr Václav Klaus, former President of the Czech Republic QQ 210-219
*Mr Mikhail Kasyanov, former Prime Minister of Russia and Co-Leader of the Republican Party of People's Freedom (PARNAS party) QQ 220-239
*Mr Dmitry A Polyanskiy, Deputy Director, First Department of CIS Countries, Russian Foreign Ministry QQ 240-252
**Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe, FCO QQ 253-263

As part of the inquiry the Committee visited Brussels, 27-28 October 2014. Evidence was taken from the following witness:
*His Excellency Vladimir Chizhov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union

A note of this evidence is provided in Appendix 4.

The Committee also visited Berlin, 26-28 November 2014. Evidence was taken from the following witnesses:
*Mr Martin Hoffman, Executive Director, German-Russian Forum
*Dr Christoph Heusgen, Foreign Policy and Security Adviser to Chancellor Merkel, Federal Chancellery
*Dr Hans-Dieter Lucas, Political Director, Federal Foreign Office
*Dr Markus Kerber, Director General, Federation of German Industries (BDI)

A note of this evidence is provided in Appendix 5.

Alphabetical list of all witnesses
Ms Beate Apelt, Desk Officer for East and South-East Europe, Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit RUS0017
*Mr Chris Barton, Director of International Affairs, Trade Policy & Export Control, BIS (QQ 52-66)
*Mr Ian Bond CVO, Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform (QQ 9-18)
Sir Rodric Braithwaite GCMG, former British Ambassador to the Soviet Union and Russia RUS0021
*Sir Tony Brenton KCMG, former British Ambassador to Russia and Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge (QQ 29-51)
British Council RUS0016
**Dr Tom Casier, Jean Monnet Chair, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, University of Kent
(QQ 110-122)
RUS0006
*His Excellency Vladimir Chizhov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union
Confederation of British Industry RUS0010
*Mr Neil Crompton, Deputy Political Director, FCO (QQ 52-66)
*Mr Jean-Luc Demarty, Director-General, DG Trade (QQ 134-153)
*Mr Luc Pierre Devigne, Head of Unit, DG Trade
(QQ  134-153)
European Commission and the European External Action Service RUS0009
*Mr Luis Felipe Fernández-de-la-Peña, Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia, European External Action Service (QQ 154-164)
*His Excellency Dr Revaz Gachechiladze, Georgian Ambassador to the UK (QQ 181-190)
Assistant Professor Serena Giusti, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna RUS0007
*Professor Sergei Guriev, Professor of Economics, Sciences Po, Paris (QQ 77-86)
*Dr Christoph Heusgen, Foreign Policy and Security Adviser to Chancellor Merkel, Federal Chancellery
*Mr Martin Hoffman, Executive Director, German-Russian Forum
*Mr Josef Janning, Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations (QQ 110-122)
*Mr Vladimir Kara-Murza, Co-ordinator, Open Russia (QQ 97-109)
*Mr Mikhail Kasyanov, former Prime Minister of Russia and co-leader of the Republican Party of People's Freedom (PARNAS party) (QQ 220-239)
*Dr Markus Kerber, Director General, Federation of German Industries (BDI)
Ms Irina Kirillova MBE, University of Cambridge RUS0012
*Mr Václav Klaus, former President of the Czech Republic (QQ 210-219)
*Mr Alexander Kliment, Director, Emerging Markets Strategy, Eurasia Group (QQ 19-28)
Professor Elena Korosteleva, Professor of International Politics, University of Kent RUS0003
*His Excellency Andrii Kuzmenko, Ukrainian Acting Ambassador to the UK (QQ 67-76)
*Alexander Graf Lambsdorff MEP, Chairman of Executive Committee, European Endowment for Democracy (QQ 123-133)
Associate Professor Tomila Lankina, London School of Economics and Political Science RUS0001
Dr Alexander Libman, Associate of Eastern Europe and Eurasia Division, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik RUS0015
**Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe, FCO (QQ 253-263) RUS0002, RUS0020
*Mr John Lough, Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House (QQ 29-51)
Ms Sabine Lösing MEP RUS0004
*Dr Hans-Dieter Lucas, Political Director, Federal Foreign Office
*Mr Fyodor Lukyanov, Chairman, Council on Foreign and Defense Policy, and Editor in Chief, Russia in Global Affairs (QQ 170-180)
*Ms Tracey McDermott, Director of Enforcement and Financial Crime, Financial Conduct Authority
(QQ 87-96)
Mr Bernhard Müller-Härlin, Programme Director International Affairs, Körber Stiftung RUS0018
Open Europe RUS0013
*Mr Dmitry A Polyanskiy, Deputy Director, First Department of CIS Countries, Russian Foreign Ministry (QQ 240-252)
*Dr Alastair Rabagliati, Director of Operations, European Endowment for Democracy (QQ 123-133)
*Ms Shona Riach, Director, International Finance, Her Majesty's Treasury (QQ 87-96)
*Mr Pedro Serrano, Adviser on External Affairs, Cabinet of the President of the European Council
(QQ 165-169)
*Dr Lilia Shevtsova, Senior Associate, Russian Domestic Politics and Political Institutions Program, Moscow Center, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (QQ 1-8)
*Mr Hugo Shorter, Head of EU Directorate (External), FCO (QQ 52-66)
*Mr Peter Sondergaard, Director of Programmes, European Endowment for Democracy (QQ 123-133)
*Dr Marat Terterov, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Brussels Energy Club (QQ 110-122)
TheCityUK RUS0011
Transparency International UK RUS0014
*Mr Pierre Vimont, Executive Secretary, European External Action Service (QQ 154-164)
*Mr Denis Volkov, Head of Development Department, Levada Center (QQ 191-199)
Professor Richard Whitman, University of Kent RUS0008
*Mr Gunnar Wiegand, Director for Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia, Regional Cooperation and OSCE, European External Action Service
(QQ 154-164)
*Sir Andrew Wood GCMG, former British Ambassador to Russia and Associate Fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House (QQ 200-209)
His Excellency Dr Alexander Yakovenko, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the UK RUS0019




 
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