Conflict & Diplomacy

24 July 2018
Russian Night Wolves Settle Down in Slovakia

Slovaks are asking how a Russian biker club close to Vladimir Putin was able to open a branch in their country in a compound shared with a paramilitary group.

 
13 July 2018
Kazakhstan’s Strongman Gains Even More Power Premium

Meanwhile, celebrations of the establishment of Astana as the capital 20 years ago include a giant squirrel art installation.

 
11 July 2018
Israel Has Been Selling Firearms to Ukraine Premium

The arms ended up being used by neo-Nazis, human right groups argue in a petition asking for the trade to stop.

 
4 July 2018
Getting Creative With the Rule of Law Premium

Attempts to bend – and even break – the judicial system throughout Central Europe do not bode well for the future of the sector’s independence in the region.

By Martin Ehl
 
3 July 2018
A War for Hearts and Minds
Almost 10 years on from the 2008 war, Georgian civil society – both informal and formal – is increasingly engaging in the country’s breakaway territories. From openDemocracy.
By Tatiana Kozak
 
2 July 2018
Russia, Belarus, and Turkmenistan Among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders in the World Premium

U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report can result in penalties limiting access to international assistance.

 
2 July 2018
Belarusian Holocaust Memorial Sheds Light on Neglected History Premium

After decades of keeping silent about the largest World War II-era concentration camp on its territory, Belarus unveils memorial in Maly Trostenets.

 
29 June 2018
Anxious Days on the Azov Sea Premium

Russia deploys more naval ships and steps up stop-and-search of Ukrainian cargo vessels.

 

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