• Oekraïne en Moldavië hebben nog een lange weg te gaan

    Tien jaar na de Revolutie van de Waardigheid, ook wel bekend als Euromaidan, bespreekt de Europese Raad op donderdag 14 en vrijdag

  • Russia follows traditional imperial and Soviet patterns

    Russian analysts see a changing attitude in the Kremlin’s reactions to crises in Belarus, Nagorno-Karabakh and Kyrgyzstan. In their view the Kremlin is becoming more pragmatic. German Russia expert Hannes Adomeit disagrees and argues that Russia just follows traditional imperial Russian (and Soviet) patterns of behaviour.
    by Hannes Adomeit
  • First woman wins elections in Moldova, but the battle is far from over

    On November 15 the young reformer Maia Sandu convincingly won the presidential elections in Moldova. By defeating the Moscow-oriented Igor Dodon she became the country's first female president. Putin congratulated her, but Dodon tellingly immediately left for Moscow. It is the start of an uphill fight.
    by Stanislav Secrieru