Category: East Europe
Ukraine’s real economy and its citizens suffer severely as a result, with all indications that the economic crisis there will get worse, perhaps much worse, before it ever begins to get better
We do have representative government. The question is: Who does our government represent?
How did Russia and the West slip back into what seems like the Cold War all over again?
From the very beginning of the revolt in south-eastern Ukraine the presidential administration in the Kremlin set out to establish its control
Lessons for harnessing the moment of the whirlwind
The meeting’s theme was The World Order: New Rules or a Game without Rules
The Poles call them umowa śmieciowa or “junk contracts.” If you’re young and lucky enough to have a job in Poland these days, it’s likely to be short-term and come without benefits. Ten percent of young people (up to the age of 25) are working in the black market, and another 25 percent have part-time or short-term work. Read more…
The region knows a cold war when it sees one, and it certainly doesn’t want to go through all that again
It seems that Russian authorities have found a way towards accommodation with the West
A soviet navy officer refused orders that would have started nuclear war between the USSR and the US.