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

What’s up Bulgaria? Controversial new prosecutor general, and GERB hold on to power

– On October 22nd the European Commission announced that the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) for judicial review in Bulgaria could be lifted because “the progress made [by the country] under CVM is sufficient to meet Bulgaria’s commitments made at … Continue reading What’s up Bulgaria? Controversial new prosecutor general, and GERB hold on to power