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Even in developing democracies, political institutions remain vulnerable to capture by the super-rich.
Azerbaijan and Georgia need to answer urgent questions about reporter’s kidnapping and imprisonment.
The costs of Azerbaijan putting its name on the map are high, but the benefits are not clear.
Better representation could have far-reaching effects for the whole country.
State repression means that something as simple as a call for gender equality cannot be tolerated.
12 Oct 15
He was a dreamer, but with perfect faith that his dreams could come true.
25 Sep 15
Many of the current legislators are likely to make it into the next parliament, even if they have shifted party allegiance.
13 Jul 15
Virtually no efforts are taking place to counter violent extremism through civil society engagement in the country.
10 Jul 15
"Never again" does not mean much when divisions remain so deep.
13 May 15
After shooting down protesters in 2005, Uzbekistan’s government concluded that repression works, that historical truth can be suppressed, and that no one will really care in the long run.
1 Apr 15
Russian authorities close ATR television station as arrests and searches continue.
22 Dec 14
A proper federal structure might rationalise an over-complex system of governance, but neither institutional change nor EU accession is enough to fix Bosnia's problems.
16 Oct 14
Improvisation is the order of the day for rough-and-ready volunteers.
24 Sep 14
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