Since 2 January, the world has watched as a relatively small protest in western Kazakhstan turned into country-wide unrest. While it may shock some to see protests over an increase in fuel prices [...]
In recent years, Viktor Orbán has turned himself into China's chief advocate in the EU. Recently it has become more difficult to strike a political balance that can satisfy friends both at home [...]
Tensions are rising in Kazakhstan over China's political and economic influence in the country and the continued detention of ethnic Kazakhs in China's Xinjiang province.
All over Kazahkstan, people are coming together, demanding fair elections and democratic reform. Sydney Millar on whether we are watching the emergence of a Kazakh spring.
Whilst the world watches the Capitol with relief, the battle to assert democracy in Belarus wages on. Efforts to depose ‘Europe’s last dictator’ Alexander Lukashenko began last May, and are now [...]
Aleksandra Sidoruk is a 21-year-old Polish student in her final year of an International Relations degree. She is also an activist, heavily involved in the protests taking place across Poland, [...]
“Queer Activists Have Been at the Forefront of the Protests Since the Beginning” — LGBT+ lead fight in chaotic Belarus
This is a translation of the article “‘Queera personer har deltagit i protesterna från start’ – HBTQ+ kamp i kaotiskt Belarus,” originally published in Swedish by the anarchist magazine Brand. [...]
?? Georgia Monthly Digest: vote to change election system takes political crisis to a new level, and Georgian doctor sentenced to two-months detention in South Ossetia
– On November 8th, the premier of the co-produced Swedish-Georgian film And Then We Danced, centered on a love story between two young male dancers of the Georgian national ensemble, took [...]