Category: Eurasia

Democratic déjà vu: Kyrgyzstan ‘developing immunity to authoritarianism’?

     

Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbay Jeenbekov announced Tuesday that he plans to ask Parliament for a new vote on their prime minister nominee, Reuters reports [HT: Cipher Brief]: The move could be… Read more »

EU sanctions Russia for Navalny poisoning, Belarus leader for crackdown

     

The European Union agreed Monday to impose targeted sanctions against Russian officials and entities allegedly involved in the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny but officials insisted the move should… Read more »

Belarus: ‘The Making of a Revolution’

     

Check out the latest preview from @NEDemocracy‘s @JoDemocracy https://t.co/PUcHRI5q7S — Democracy Digest (@demdigest) September 22, 2020 The revolution in Belarus will be recalled for several features that make it unique,… Read more »

‘Democracy Under Lockdown’: COVID19’s repression pandemic

     

  The world’s democracies are showing signs of strain from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new Freedom House analysis. The report, titled Democracy Under Lockdown, says “the COVID-19 pandemic has… Read more »