Category: Analysis

Breaking news – democracy more resilient than expected

     

At the beginning of 2022, all democracy indices indicated that the world’s democratic recession was continuing, according to Ken Godfrey, executive director of the European Partnership for Democracy. In this context, the… Read more »

As symbol of global ideological struggle, Ukraine ‘galvanized democracies’ – and complicated support strategies

     

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February made democracy’s defense a priority of the highest geopolitical as well as normative order, says a new report. It propelled commitments to protect democracy… Read more »

Putin’s Ukraine war is ‘turning Russia into a failed state’

     

Pro-democracy Russians who reject the totalitarian Putin regime are doing what they can to help Ukraine liberate all occupied territories and restore its territorial integrity. We are also planning for the… Read more »

Russia sought to impose autocracy on Ukraine – now it’s discrediting populism

     

A former commander in the Russian mercenary Wagner Group is seeking asylum in Norway, the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration told the Associated Press on Monday. The man, whom it identified as Andrey Medvedev,… Read more »