Politics

Anatoly Ivanovich Ustyuzhaninov, aka Lenin
5 November 2004
Life After Lenin Premium
Life after communism is tough for a man who embodied Lenin for 30 years. And also for Lenin’s hometown.
By Michael Chandler and Sergei Borisov
 
1 November 2004
Judging the Opposition Premium
Following a marathon trial, seven opposition leaders are sentenced to prison for their part in the post-presidential protests that engulfed Baku.
By Fariz Ismailzade
 
Outgoing Latvian Prime Minister Indulis Emsis
1 November 2004
A Green Government Withers Premium
The weak Latvian government finally crashes as the unwieldy coalition of Greens and conservatives falls victim to internal stresses.
By Aris Jansons
 
1 November 2004
A Breakaway Republic Breaking Up Premium
A month after elections, the battle for the Abkhazian presidency is becoming more opaque and more dangerous.
By Maya Beridze
 
1 November 2004
The Governor of Governors Premium
The Duma puts another lever of power in Putin's hands, ostensibly as a tool to fight terror.
By Sergei Borisov
 
1 November 2004
A Ghost at the Party Premium
Lukashenka’s absence at Ukraine’s liberation parade highlights his difficult relations with Russia and Ukraine.
Read an online discussion about Belarus, its elections and referendum, and the Lukashenka regime with the Belarusian analyst, Alex Znatkevich.
By Mikhail Vanyashkin and Alyaksandr Kudrytski
 
1 November 2004
A Race Too Close to Call Premium
After the first round of voting, the two leading candidates in Ukraine’s presidential elections are running neck and neck.
By Ivan Lozowy
 
Behind the scenes of Romanian politics
29 October 2004
Learning From Karl Rove Premium
One of Romania’s first homegrown political consultants is taking on “the Americans”--and winning.
By Kathleen Hennessey and Razvan Amariei
 
29 October 2004
All By Itself Premium
The leading candidates in Ukraine’s presidential elections aren’t putting much stock in the EU, and the voters don’t seem to mind a bit.
By Oleg Ivanov
 

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