Vladimir Putin, Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

What Happens to Belarus after Lukashenka Falls?

The current Belarusian transformation could be leading to results similar to those of the 2018 Velvet Revolution in Armenia rather than of the 2013-2014 Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine. Yet, the pathological relationship of Moscow’s […]

H. E. Ambassador Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi at the National Library
Central/Eastern Europe

Interview with Ukrainian Ambassador: the Baltic Way showed that you will win

On August 23 the Baltic States celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way human chain which stretched from Vilnius to Tallinn and on August 24 Ukraine celebrates its Independence Day.  H. E. Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi, […]

Culture

Chernobyl and FABulous cinematographic mission of FABijoniškės in Vilnius

After the first three (of five) episodes of the Chernobyl show, that stunned viewers and critics, a slew of interviews with the film’s actors, scenario writers and producers emerged online, writes arts critic Ernestas Parulskis. […]

Vladimir Putin
Opinion

Russian politics in Putin’s new term

Russian President Vladimir Putin is the great survivor of European politics. Western leaders come and go, but Putin has persisted. He has managed to hold on to power for nearly two decades, through three foreign wars, two economic crises, multiple presidential and parliamentary elections (of varying degrees of fairness), a series of leadership reshuffles, the rise and fall of oil prices, and successive waves of economic sanctions. […]