Researches about Ukraine

Campaigning in the Eastern European Borderlands

Geopolitical Futures

By Antonia Colibasanu
Several countries in the borderlands between Russia and the rest of Europe are changing leadership – but not their foreign policy. Russia-friendly politicians won presidential elections in Bulgaria and Moldova. On Nov. 9, the Estonian parliament passed a no-confidence vote against the government that may lead the pro-Russian Center Party to head a new coalition government. In Montenegro, the pro-Western Democratic Party of Socialists is still negotiating to form a governing coalition after winning the most votes in last October’s election but failing to secure a majority.
While elections are mostly about socio-economic policies, in the Eastern European borderlands, …read more

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