BSSB.BE neweasterneurope.eu 24.05.2018
*For the six countries of the Eastern Partnership, or EaP, the sudden collapse of the Soviet Union meant that independence was as much an urgent crisis as it was an overnight opportunity.
This Armenian return to Europe …
BSSB.BE visio-institut.org 23.05.2018
Danube Ex-USSR Europe
*During 1995–2015, Slovenia saw substantial improvements in overall economic freedom. Progress, however, was far from uniform.
- The Travails of Slovene Transitioning
Economic transition is a loaded term. At its most broadly conceived, …
BSSB.BE neweasterneurope.eu 21.05.2018
* For the six countries of the Eastern Partnership, or EaP, the sudden collapse of the Soviet Union meant that independence was as much an urgent crisis as it was an overnight opportunity.
Burdened by the …
BSSB.BE intellinews.com/ 18.05.2018
Balkans Danube Moldova
* Bloody oligarch might be caught
The court in Moscow’s Basmanny district has endorsed investigators’ request for an arrest warrant for the president of the Democratic Party of Moldova Vlad Plahotniuc.
The Moldovan …
BSSB.BE 4liberty.eu 15.05.2018
* Viktor Orbán’s right-wing populist Fidesz party won a third consecutive term in office with a two-thirds majority in the Hungarian parliamentary election of April 2018.
Orbán is known for building an “illiberal state”, which …
BSSB.BE ecfr.eu 30.04.2018
Ex-USSR Germany The Baltics Poland Europe
*Although talks on the EU’s next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) might appear dull on the surface, we should force ourselves to take notice of them and emphasise the long-term importance of the external tranche …
BSSB.BE project-syndicate.org 24.04.2018
Balkans Danube Ex-USSR Germany
*The material and moral progress made possible by the Enlightenment is evident across a wide range of metrics, from human rights to life expectancy.
MADRID – The opening line of Charles Dickens’s A …
BSSB.BE Economic Discussion 24.04.2018
EX-USSR Europe USA
*There are four major factors driving the market. The factors are growth, trade wars, geopolitics and regulation of technology.
Each of the four factors has its own internal contradictions, in effect a …
BSSB.BE intellinews.com 23.04.2018
Balkans Danube Ex-USSR
*Major stakes in top two banks and three major insurers have been confiscated after illegal coordination by shareholders detected, but no buyers have come forward, leaving Moldova’s financial sector in limbo.
Majority stakes in …