Will Poroshenko weather the storm?

Failures and highlights of the ruling elites Ukraine’s post-Maidan government can point to some successes: the defense, energy, banking and agriculture sectors have all seen significant reforms. An electronic public procurement system is in place. Public officials have submitted to a system of electronic asset declarations intended to curb corruption. Yet public administration, law enforcement,…

The Belarusian opposition before the presidential elections: relevant trends and prospects for a single candidate strategy

  Any analysis, predictions or assessments of the situation in Belarus, processes related to the 2015 elections and strategies of the opposition and the government must take the political impact of the revolution and the military conflict in Ukraine into account. The developments in the neighbouring country have already considerably affected Belarusian domestic politics, the…