For International Students Day, Louise Nilsson writes about the current situation for Belarusian students who have peacefully protested the government.
With Angela Merkel stepping down, the German election became a question of who could take her place. Laurin Zils explains the players in the recent election and what the future may hold for the most populous country in the EU.
Magdalena Kamont explores the tangled web of migration on a less written about border- the Belarusian one, and how the migrants there are caught in a bigger political scheme.
For our Corruption Issue, Julian-Alexis Kasapov mapped out our fellow EU member Bulgaria and how some non-democratic measures in the country manages to fly under Brussels’ radar.
Read Magdalena Kamont’s take on the conflicts in Ukraine, the logics that underpinned Russia’s annexation 2014, and what may lie in the future for the region.
Magdalena Kamont untangles and analyses the events and identity politics in Poland’s interior politics, highlighting their explanatory value to the recent turn to autocracy.
Miriam Laux discusses what the Portuguese EU presidency might mean for the future of the European Union’s handling of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, a subject especially interesting as both Europe and the rest of the world grapples with the consequences of the covid-19 pandemic.
”We will only be safe anywhere if we are safe everywhere”. What does this mean for the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine? Is it equitable? Can we make it equitable? No doubt these questions are important to ask at this moment in time.
What is the aim of Russia’s misinformation campaigns? In this Interview with Susanne Oxenstierna of Sida, Magdalena Kamont looks into the subject of Russian think tanks, and how they are actually GONGO:s that might be influencing the western public opinion in more ways than we know.