All posts in Perspectives

Andrzej Duda
May 25, 2015, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

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 […]

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The price of coexistence between the EU and Russia

May 17, 2015, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

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 ...

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US ambassador’s remarks on judiciary reform in Bulgaria

May 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

US ambassador in Sofia Marcie Ries participated in a conference on judiciary reform, organised by three foreign business chambers in Sofia on May 14. ...


Ukraine’s reform crossroads

May 7, 2015, by Vessela Tcherneva

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 ...

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    Ukraine’s economic pressures
    April 30, 2015, by Andrew Wilson of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    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: […]

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    Bulgaria’s changing of the guard: The big picture
    March 6, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The decisions by the head of Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security and Interior Ministry chief secretary to give way to the inevitable and resign on March 6 are part […]