Peer-reviewed papers

Järv, H., Shkaruba, A., Likhacheva, O., Kireyeu, V., Ward, R., Sepp, K. (2021). A tale of two protected areas: “value and nature conservation” in comparable national parks in Estonia and Russia. Land (pending)

Shkaruba, A., Skryhan, H., Likhacheva, O., Katona, A., Maryskevych, O., Kireyeu, V., Sepp, K., Shpakivska, I. (2021). Development of sustainable urban drainage systems in Eastern Europe: an analytical overview of the constraints and enabling conditions. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management (

Shkaruba, A., Skryhan, H., Likhacheva, O., Kireyeu, V., Katona, A., Shyrokostup, S., Sepp, K. (2021). Environmental drivers and sustainable transition of dachas in Eastern Europe: an analytical overview. Land Use Policy 100: 104887.

Bobylev, N., Gadal, S., Kireyeu, V., Sergunin, A. (2020). EU‐Russia cross‐border co‐operation in the twenty‐first century: turning marginality into competitive advantage. Regional Science Policy and Practice 12: 847–865.

Spyra, M., La Rosa, D., Zasada, I., Sylla, M., Shkaruba, A. (2020). Governance of ecosystem services trade-offs in peri-urban landscapes. Land Use Policy 95: 104617.

Shkaruba, A., Skryhan, H. (2019). Chernobyl science and politics in Belarus: The challenges of post-normal science and political transition as a context for science–policy interfacing. Environmental Science & Policy 92:152-160.

Niedziałkowski, K., Shkaruba, A. (2018). Governance and legitimacy of the Forest Stewardship Council certification in the national contexts - A comparative study of Belarus and Poland. Forest Policy and Economics 97:180-188.

Shkaruba, A., Likhacheva, O., Kireyeu, V. (2018). European environmental assistance to the Region of Pskov in Northwest Russia: sustainability, effectiveness and implications for environmental governance. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 20(2): 236-251.

Шкарубо, А., Лихачева, О., Киреев, В. (2018). Устойчивость и последствия реализации проектов Европейской технической помощи на территории Псковской области в 1991-2016 гг. Псковский регионологический журнал, 33(1): 84-99.

Shkaruba, A., Kireyeu, V., Likhacheva, O. (2017). Rural–urban peripheries under socioeconomic transitions: Changing planning contexts, lasting legacies, and growing pressure. Landscape Urban Plan. – Vol. 165. – PP. 244-255, doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.05.006

Shkaruba, A., Likhacheva, O., Vasileva, T., Kireyeu, V., (2016). Outcomes of EU enlargement for nature resource governance in the region of Pskov: an analytical overview of EU technical assistance projects. Pskov Journal of Regional Studies, Vol. 28, 4: 80-95.

Shkaruba, A., Skryhan, H., Kireyeu, V. (2015). Sense-making for anticipatory adaptation to heavy snowstorms in urban areas, Urban Climate, 14: 636-649.

Vasileiadou, E., Hisschemoller, M., Petersen, A.C., Hazeleger, W., Betgen, C., Hoog, I. de & Min, E. (2014). Adaptation to extreme weather: Identifying different societal perspectives in the Netherlands. Regional Environmental Change, 14, 91-101.

Shkaruba, A.D., Kireyeu, V.V. (2013). Recognising ecological and institutional landscapes in adaptive governance of natural resources. Forest Policy and Economics 36: 87-97.

Pesch, U., Huitema, D. & Hisschemoller, M. (2012). A boundary organization and its changing environment: the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, the MNP. Environment and Planning C. Government and Policy, 30, 487-503.

Banaszak-Otto, I., Shkaruba, A., Kireyeu, V. (2011). The Rise of Multi-Level Governance for Biodiversity Conservation in Belarus. Environment and Planning C, 29: 113-132.

Hisschemoller, M. & Bode, M.G.A. (2011). Institutionalized knowledge conflict in assessing the possible contributions of H2 to a sustainable energy system for the Netherlands. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36(1), 14-24.

Cuppen, E.H.W.J., Breukers, S., Hisschemoller, M. & Bergsma, E.J. (2010). Q methodology to select participants for a stakeholder dialogue on energy options from biomass in the Netherlands. Ecological Economics, 69(3), 579-591.

Kireyeu, V.V., Shkaruba, A.D. (2005). The Use of Expert and Non-Expert Geographical Space Differentiation Schemes. In: Materials of International Geoecological Conference, Minsk, Belarusian State University. (In Belarusian)

Shkaruba, A.D., Kireyeu, V.V. (2004). Studies of Small Catchments in the City of Mahilyow for the Development of Environmental Expert System. In: Sharukha, I.N. (ed.), Geography of Mahilyow Region, Mahileu State University, Mahileu, PP. 121-134. (In Belarusian)

Shkaruba, A.D., Kireyeu, V.V. (2004). GIS-Based Expert Tool for Environmental Management in Belarusian Municipalities. Environmental Research, Engineering and Management (Lithuania), 1:46-51.

Kireyeu, V.V., Shkaruba, A.D. (2003). GIS-based Modelling for Environmental Assessment of Small Urbanized Catchments. In: Materials of 6th International Symposium on Environmental Contamination in Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS  September 1-4 2003, Prague, Czech Republic, Czech Technical University, Prague, Published on CD ISBN 0-9748192-0-4, pp. 1-5.

Books and book chapters

Shkaruba, A. (ed.) (2019). Principles of Environmental Policy: Local, European and Global Perspectives. Pskov, Pskov State University, 342 p. ISBN: 978-5-91116-761-5

Rounsevell, M., Fischer, M., Boeraeve, F., Jacobs, S., Liekens, I., Marques, A., Molnár, Z., Osuchova, J., Shkaruba, A., Whittingham, M. and Zlinszky, A. Chapter 1: Setting the scene. In IPBES (2018): The IPBES regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services for Europe and Central Asia. Rounsevell, M., Fischer, M., Torre-Marin Rando, A. and Mader, A. (eds.). Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Bonn, Germany, pp. 1-54.

Bobrik, Y., Timoshkova. A., Pilovets, G., Falaleeva, M., Shkaruba, A., Kireyeu, V. (2015). Climate Change: Impacts, Mitigation, Adaptation. Minsk: UNDP.

Niaverau, A., Shkaruba, A., Kireyeu, V., Vasilieva, T., Dziamidavec, V., Ravino, A., Niaverau, D., Lukashuk, N., Jarmonina, I., Dziubanau, V., Varapajeva O. (2014). Forest Governance. Minsk: Pachatkovaya Shkola.

Kundas, S.P. et al. (2014). Governance of Energy Efficiency. Comenius University in Bratislava – International A.Sakharov Environmental University, Bratislava-Minsk.

Tarasova, O.V. et al. (2013). Ecosystems in the urban environment: the structure, state, stability. Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk.

Metzger, M.J., A.D. Shkaruba, R.H.G. Jongman and R.G.H. Bunce, (2012). Descriptions of the European Environmental Zones and Strata. Wageningen, Alterra, Alterra Report 2281.

Grytsenko, A., Zynych, V., Kiousopoulos, J., Kireyeu, V., Кlymenko, O., Kuzin, S., Makarovskiy, Y., Maksymenko, N., Otto-Banaszak, I., Tіtеnkо, G., Cherkashyna, N., Shkaruba, A. (2012). Environment, management, activity. Kharkiv: V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.

Bryleuski, M.N. et al. (2008). Analysis of the Professional Environmental Training in Belarus. Minsk: BelSens.