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Eurointegration track of the new team in Parliament and Government: Writing one, thinking two?

10/2019

For the observers of the dynamics of Ukraine-EU Association Agreement implementation, it is important to see how the new team in power plans to move ahead in this sphere. Important indicators include programs and appointments on European integration

Georgia: Government reshuffle before elections

10/2019

Summer protests in Tbilisi resulted in changes within the government of the country, however, they were in fact just a simple reshuffling. The main economic issue is lowering the country’s dependency on Russia. As for number one development in the country’s  foreign policy, it was the meeting with the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. 

Ukraine: New authorities – new challenges

10/2019

The focus is on the parliament, the new government and its first steps – both inside and outside of Ukraine. The new leaders managed to make several huge achievements. First and foremost, the release of Kremlin prisoners and further economic development.

Tug of war in Moldova? Dynamics within and outside Moldovan leadership

10/2019

Moldova’s current leadership celebrated its 100th day in power in September. This milestone is symbolic since both the parliament and the government are moving forward with their main priorities: reforming the justice sector, consolidating state institutions, resuming financial and political assistance from or cooperation with foreign partners, and delegitimizing the predecessors.

Belarus: not choosing between “West” and “East”

10/2019

Last month saw the launch of campaigns for MPs in both chambers of Belarusian parliament, and the country’s continued active interaction with its partners in the international arena. 

Armenia: Anti-corruption probe widens amid court crisis

10/2019

Armenia moves on with its anti-corruption probe, uncovering more and more high ranking officials of the previous regime.

Azerbaijan: Focusing on economy

10/2019

In September, the domestic policy of Azerbaijan remained stable. Country’s economy was rated as Top-20 Improvers in Doing Business Ranking of the World Bank. The country is strengthening its economic ties with Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

President Zelenskyy: 100 days on the way to full power?

09/2019

The lack of power monopoly made Ukraine to stand out during all the years of independence. Presidents had to seek compromise with rebellious parliaments, taking into account interests of big business owners and searching for an approach to regional elites.

New government in Moldova: Test by compromise

09/2019

The temporary coalition between the Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova (PSRM) and ACUM bloc is a compromise decision, the overthrow of the oligarch regime being its main result.

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