Lessons from Armenia: power and people

Last April a relatively small European country – Armenia delivered a great lesson for all developing democracies how to stand up for its values. Citizens of this ex-soviet republic did not want to be fooled again and all united around one opposition leader – Nikol Pashinyan. This happened after the former president – Serzh Sargsyan … Continue reading Lessons from Armenia: power and people

Weekly Brief: events that will change the world in 2018 

The passing year was by far one of the most turbulent one in international politics. While millions of people around the world are busy with buying Christmas gifts, making plans for the New Year`s Eve, politicians are speeding up their deals which shall be closed by the year-end. One of these examples is the amendment … Continue reading Weekly Brief: events that will change the world in 2018 

Weekly brief: Brexit talks and the decision of Vladimir Putin        

Syria is in ruins. Millions of people are displaced due to the ongoing war. Thousands are dead. However Bashar Al Assad remained in power. According to the latest news the army of the IS was defeated and the governmental army took over a great part of the country. This week, the Russian President Vladimir Putin … Continue reading Weekly brief: Brexit talks and the decision of Vladimir Putin        

Energy Politics in the Heart of Europe

These days the amount of reports on alleged Russian interference in Western democracies would suggest that Moscow is focused on digital warfare. Together with boots on the ground in Ukraine and Syria, Russians seem to be back on the international arena in full force since its demise after the breakup of the Soviet Union in … Continue reading Energy Politics in the Heart of Europe