What’s up Ukraine? President Zelenskyy to meet with Putin, and movie depicting the Holodomor premiers

– On October 1st, news broke that representatives from Ukraine, Russia, the separatist territories of Luhansk and Donetsk, and the OSCE had signed the Steinmeier Formula, a slimmer, simplified version of the Minsk Agreement, put forward in 2016 by then-Foreign … Continue reading What’s up Ukraine? President Zelenskyy to meet with Putin, and movie depicting the Holodomor premiers

The EU Election Outcome: the Rise of Eastern-style Christian Democracy

The European election results seem messy. A colourful mosaic, with no clear pattern at first sight. But in all the disarray, Europe’s narrow Christian-democratic victory shows an outline, an ideological curtain dividing the continent into two halves.  Why did Christianity-inspired … Continue reading The EU Election Outcome: the Rise of Eastern-style Christian Democracy

What's Up Ukraine

New president sworn in and marine tribunal rules on captured sailors

– On May 15th, Ukraine responded to Moscow’s ban on the sale and transportation of Ukrainian produce by introducing economic sanctions on certain Russian goods. The list of sanctioned goods includes Russian cement, plywood, mineral fertilizers, vehicles, and some other … Continue reading New president sworn in and marine tribunal rules on captured sailors