Commentaryby Ridvan Bari Urcosta
Commentaryby Tornike Sharashenidze
More than words: Nationalism in Trump’s US and Putin’s Russia (Commentary)
Anna Arutunyan - 15 February 2017
Contrast between Trump’s outbursts and Putin’s restraint shows that Russia’s illiberal worldview still dwarves America’s alt-right.
Pastiche politics: Macedonia, democracy and the faltering journey to Europe (Commentary)
Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 09 December 2016
This weekend’s parliamentary elections in Macedonia are, ironically, an exercise in strengthening anti-democratic forces.
Kyrgyzstan: President Atambayev’s Constitutional Gamble (Commentary)
Franco Galdini - 09 December 2016
Political turmoil could follow Kyrgyz vote on President Atambayev’s controversial constitutional amendents.
Dodon's Moldova will not rush towards Russia (Commentary)
Andrew Wilson - 23 November 2016
Moldova may return more towards the ‘balancing’ policy of the Communist leader Vladimir Voronin.
Special no more: Kaliningrad on life support (Commentary)
Sergey Sukhankin - 07 November 2016
If it is to ever to flourish, Russia’s westernmost outpost needs more freedom, not tighter control, from Moscow.
The ‘new Oprichnina’ and the engineering of souls (Commentary)
Anna Arutunyan - 04 November 2016
The creation of Vladimir Putin’s new National Guard has echoes of the darker moments of Russia’s history.
The Glazyev Tapes: Getting to the root of the conflict in Ukraine (Commentary)
Andreas Umland - 01 November 2016
The so-called “Surkov Leaks” have reinvigorated the discussion of Moscow’s involvement in the war in Ukraine and the emergence of “people’s republics” in the east of the country.
Threat of instability looms large ahead of Georgia elections (Commentary)
Tornike Sharashenidze - 06 October 2016
Tuesday's car bomb in Tbilisi could be just the beginning of election-related turmoil in Georgia.