Is Russia planning to once again become Europe's breadbasket? September editorial by Zack Kramer.
Last month Georgia reached a new peak of Covid-19 infected and recorded the highest rate of deaths per 100,000 residents of any country. Behind the rising numbers is the issue of vaccine [...]
Unlike most of its other neighbors, Tajikistan has not only pledged to help Afghans fleeing the Taliban, but has taken a strong stance against the new regime. Sydney Millar explores three [...]
September in the Baltics and the Balkans: the ‘Mini-Schengen’- an end to EU aspirations or a logical stopgap?
This month, Owen Howells take a look at the newly established Open Balkan Initiative aimed at further cooperation and integration of the Western Balkans and potentially speed up the EU accession [...]
September in Central Europe: is Viktor Orban the new Margaret Thatcher for Republicans in the Trump-era?
Trump’s “America First” adherents have been looking for an international counterpart who can demonstrate that their nativist, inward-looking brand of governance is succeeding beyond American [...]
In perhaps the unlikeliest of European regions, a quiet and gradual march towards acceptance and equality has been underway, often going unnoticed and unacknowledged.
"Euro 2020 is barely a week old, and it’s already clear that Russia and Ukraine airing their dirty laundry in public won’t be the only time politics and football collide during the tournament."
It is not a secret that children at a church-run orphanage in Georgia are being subjected to violence and sexual abuse, still there has been little to no reaction from Georgian authorites.
At the end of last month, two Kazakh feminists and LGBT+ activists were detained on unclear grounds after a mob of around 30 men had started to harass them while they were giving a talk on [...]