A year after the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB) asked to be put under the central bank’s administration on June 20 2014, Bulgaria has made very little headway towards a satisfactory […]
It has long since become a familiar pattern. There is a protest in some far-right cause or a conflict, lately often involving Roma people, and soon on ...
This week, both houses of the Russian parliament approved legislation regarding “undesirable organisations”. According to the new norm, a prosecut ...
The political crisis in the small Balkan country of Macedonia has caught Moscow’s attention. It might be developing into a new arena for the ong ...
Andrzej Duda’s success in Poland’s presidential election is a political earthquake. Not only did Duda, an inexperienced, second-rank politician from the opposition Law and Justice Party, outwit all the opinion […]
If the main flaw of the European security order after 1989 was that it was unsuited to incorporating Russia in the long term, isn’t it high time for a deal […]
US ambassador in Sofia Marcie Ries participated in a conference on judiciary reform, organised by three foreign business chambers in Sofia on May 14. This is Ries’ address, as posted […]
Ukraine has not crossed its Rubicon. The most important and urgent decisions for its future, both internal and external, are still ahead, and the next few months will be decisive. […]
With Ukraine’s economy on the brink of disaster, the International Monetary Fund agreed a $17.5 billion package for Ukraine in February. Some think this programme will save Ukraine’s troubled economy: […]
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s efforts to maintain his dominance over his country’s politics are causing splits with his ruling AK Party. The struggle for control of the party now […]