Europe

Eurobonds: strife in the union

From the moment the first coronavirus cases where reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan, many realized that its impact on the world’s economy would be astronomical. Some warned their respective countries – few warnings were heeded, but they were proven right by the rapid and uncontrolled expansion of the virus worldwide. Most states were
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COVID-19 Dispatch: Kenneth Roth Talks The Rise of Autocracy During the Pandemic

How Covid-19 has worsened Hungary’s authoritarianism and the resulting responsibility of the EU

The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown has caused a variety of problems, one of which is increasing authoritarianism. Room for Discussion interviewed Kenneth Roth about how Covid-19 has created increasing opportunities for authoritarianism in many countries, focusing on the rise of autocracy in Hungary. Roth is currently the executive director of the Human Rights
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Guide to Kremlin’s Power Vertical, constitutional public vote, and more..

What does the future hold for Russia with new constitutional changes? What do these changes mean to Putin's Power Vertical?

It is not a secret that Vladimir Putin is the de facto leader of Russia, and it is doubtful to expect any changes in his status quo by the end of his presidential term in 2024. For the past 20 years, Putin has faced no equivalent-to-his-greatness rivalry for the post of president or prime minister.
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