Drop in alcohol consumption WTO reports and new raids against Alexander Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation

– Some good news began this month, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) reporting that alcohol consumption in Russia fell by 43% between 2003 and 2016 on October 1st. According to WHO, Russians used to be considered some of the … Continue reading Drop in alcohol consumption WTO reports and new raids against Alexander Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation

What's Up Bulgaria

Protests over early parole to murder-convicted Australian and controversies over the upcoming election of the new Prosecutor General

The last few months in Bulgaria were hot and stormy, just like the county’s political scene. Although the National Assembly had a long vacation, Bulgarians were not given a break from scandals and bad news.  – The arrest of a … Continue reading Protests over early parole to murder-convicted Australian and controversies over the upcoming election of the new Prosecutor General

“I will never forgive this government for the lost eyes and savagery that we saw on June 20th” – a photo essay from the ongoing protests in Tbilisi

“What is it all for?” the old lady grabs my hand and squeezes it desperately, waiting for some wise answer.  “Why?” she repeats, emphasizing her question with a gesture towards a square full of people gathering for the second day … Continue reading “I will never forgive this government for the lost eyes and savagery that we saw on June 20th” – a photo essay from the ongoing protests in Tbilisi