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    Moldova Risks Opening Pandora’s Box With ‘National-Cultural’ Districts
    Apr15

    Moldova Risks Opening Pandora’s Box With ‘National-Cultural’ Districts

    The Gagauz autonomous territory, instituted in 1994, is the only jurisdiction with ethnic autonomy in Moldova. Adjacent to the Gagauz territory, the Bulgarian-majority district (“raion”) of Taraclia has no particular status. Legislation now pending in the Moldovan parliament would allow conferring a special status on districts or towns, beginning...

    Rebel Forces Prepare Spring Offensive in Ukraine
    Apr15

    Rebel Forces Prepare Spring Offensive in Ukraine

    All parties to the Minsk Two agreement, which has resulted in a shaky ceasefire in southeastern Ukraine since February 12, express varying levels of concern about a possible full resumption of hostilities. On April 10, the pro-Russian Ukrainian rebel leader who heads the Donetsk “People’s Republic” (DPR), Alexander Zakharchenko, warned that...

    Risks of Delayed Lustrations
    Apr14

    Risks of Delayed Lustrations

    Ukraine’s lustration process has given rise to much unfavorable criticism and triggered heated discussion. IMR advisor Ekaterina Mishina analyzes the experience of lustration, or the purging of government officials previously associated with the Communist Party, in the post-Soviet space and points out its risks in Ukraine. …read more...

    Is Authoritarianism Staging a Comeback?
    Apr14

    Is Authoritarianism Staging a Comeback?

    New volume examines how authoritarian regimes have become smarter The late Samuel Huntington, a Harvard political scientist, famously talked about democratization as a series of wave motions forward and backward. Scholars label the burst of democratization in Latin America, Asia, and Eastern Europe in the 1980s and 1990s as the Third Wave. The...

    A View from Luhansk: Waiting for War to Return
    Apr14

    A View from Luhansk: Waiting for War to Return

    Luhansk Oblast – Ukrainians are waiting for war to start again. Since a ceasefire agreement went into effect in February, the winter has been relatively quiet in Luhansk Oblast, marred only by sporadic rockets fired from the territory of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic (LNR). In many respects, life appears oddly normal in the small...

    6 Troops Killed by Rebels Despite Cease-Fire in Eastern Ukraine
    Apr14

    6 Troops Killed by Rebels Despite Cease-Fire in Eastern Ukraine

    April 14, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Rival Factions in Ukraine Are Urged to Withdraw Heavy Weapons
    Apr14

    Rival Factions in Ukraine Are Urged to Withdraw Heavy Weapons

    April 14, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    In Poland, a Tragedy of Negligence, a Legacy of Blame
    Apr14

    In Poland, a Tragedy of Negligence, a Legacy of Blame

    Five years after the Smolensk crash, the most pressing lessons seem not to have been learned. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Fires Ravage Siberia, Hungarian Far-Right Party in Landmark Election Win
    Apr14

    Fires Ravage Siberia, Hungarian Far-Right Party in Landmark Election Win

    Plus, Russian bikers rile Poles with a planned rally to Berlin, and associates of dead Kazakhstani dissident Rakhat Aliev go on trial in Vienna. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    What Russian Students Learn About Russia’s Enemies
    Apr14

    What Russian Students Learn About Russia’s Enemies

    Warmed-over conspiracy theories and the battle of ideas. From openDemocracy. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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