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Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Prospects of the Russian protest movement

Amid a summer of protest and Vladimir Putin's declining popularity, Ksenia Kirillova looks at the Russian protests victories, weaknesses, and next steps.

Issue Brief by Ksenia Kirillova

Elections Political Reform

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Молодежь на московских протестах

Протестные выступления этого лета подтверждают наблюдения о том, что российская молодежь выходит из-под контроля Кремля и начинает создавать собственную политическую идентичность.

Long Take by Ольга Хвостунова

Elections Political Reform

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Перспективы российского протестного движения

Итоги выборов в Москве подтвердили как рост протестных настроений среди населения, так и способность оппозиции мобилизовать и координировать свои действия.

Issue Brief by Ксения Кириллова

Elections Political Reform

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Russian youth in the Moscow protests

Russian youth show little interest in politics, which begs the question: what made young Muscovites, arguably the most privileged group among the Russian youth, protest this summer?

Long Take by Olga Khvostunova

Corruption Elections

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

The 10 percent margin: Understanding Bolivia’s contested presidential election

With tensions running high on the streets of Bolivia and the inside the Palacio Quemado, the next few days will be critical for the democratic institutions of Bolivia.

New Atlanticist by Sarah Hennessey

Democratic Transitions Elections

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Israel needs a stable government, and fast

Now that Prime Minister Netanyahu has failed to form a government, opposition leader Benny Gantz gets his turn.

MENASource by Carmiel Arbit

Elections Israel

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

The seasoning of President Zelenskyy

It appears that the well-meaning, if initially inexperienced and idealistic, Zelenskyy, unconventional and not entirely predictable, has been forced to learn this through the school of hard knocks.

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Crisis Management Elections

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Afghanistan’s election a “genuine victory,” Afghan ambassador says

In Afghanistan's fourth election since the US invasion in 2001, and after eighteen years of war, nearly three million Afghan citizens took to the polls on election day despite continued attacks from the Taliban.

New Atlanticist by Jasper Gilardi

Afghanistan Elections

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Bruton in Foreign Policy: Will Abiy Ahmed’s Nobel Prize tilt Ethiopia’s election?

Abiy Ahmed took up the reins of government in Ethiopia at a time of profound strife, and through a serious of deft political gestures, including the release of thousands of political prisoners and overturning highly repressive restrictions on civil society and political groups, he probably averted a civil war. His reforms may have been symbolic—critics […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Elections

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Ahead of elections, Mozambique grapples with violent insurgency

For two years, an insurgent group whose affiliation and motivations remain murky has perpetrated attacks that have killed over three hundred people in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado. The government in Maputo, controlled by the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO) party, has largely dismissed the group as a collection of criminals without […]

AfricaSource by James Rogers

Africa Conflict

Events

Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Sub-national climate action: A view of the global landscape

Limiting the increase in global average temperature to 1.5°C is within reach—but only with action across all levels of government and all segments of society. Across the United States, cities, states, and communities are executing bold, ambitious plans to reduce national emissions, even in the absence of federal leadership.

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