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Can Putin survive Putinism?

While the World’s attention is driven by the Coronavirus Crisis, we could witness a new power move in the Russian domestic politics. Recently the regime’s most significant political challenge is how to ensure Vladimir Putin’s position in power after 2024. Namely, a president can only stay in his or her Read more…

The first non-democratic state in the EU

Hungary became the first non-democracy as a member of the European Union. According to the report of the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) project, which was published on 18 March 2020, the country now gives place to an electoral authoritarian regime. The V-DEM is an institute based in Sweden, at the University Read more…

Tension at the Union’s Borders

On Tuesday, Greek PM, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, announced that 24 000 migrants were stopped from entering illegally in Greece through the border of Turkey. The announcement came after a visit at the Kastanies border crossing point, attended by several EU officials, including Ursula von der Leyen, Charles Michel and David Sassoli.  Overture Erdogan’s Read more…

Period Poverty

IN SCOTLAND, THE PARLIAMENT HAS APPROVED A BILL THAT WOULD MAKE THE COUNTRY THE FIRST ONE TO END PERIOD POVERTY.  Period poverty affects millions of women and girls all over the world day by day. The term, per se, means when those on low incomes can’t afford, or access suitable Read more…

Deteriorating Security in Africa’s Sahel

Tension and Terror has been Escalating in the Sahara Region Terrorist attacks against both civilian and military targets have increased five-fold in the Sahel region, since 2016, according to the United Nations. The Sahel region is a severely underdeveloped semi-arid region, south of the Sahara Desert. It stretches from Senegal in Read more…