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United Russia party leaders celebrating Sunday evening after the Duma election.
September 20, 2021
On Friday, Russian voters went to the polls in the first of three days of voting to elect a new State Duma, the lower chamber of the Russian Federal Assembly. The election,...
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin after agreeing on programs for Union State, Moscow, September 9.
September 15, 2021
Last Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko met in Moscow and agreed on more than two dozen programs for the Union State ...
The Polish Supreme Court – focus of the dispute between the EU and Poland.The Polish Supreme Court – focus of the dispute between the EU and Poland.
September 10, 2021
On Tuesday, the European Commission took two decisions in its continuing dispute with Poland over the chamber of its Supreme Court responsible for disciplining judges. The...
Isabela Mares, Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science
September 1, 2021
Arnold Wolfers Professor Isabela Mares’ book Conditionality and Coercion: Electoral Clientelism in Eastern Europe won the Best Book Award from the European Politics Section...
Virgin Komi Forest in the northern Ural Mountains in the Komi Republic, Russia. MARKUS MAUTHE / GREENPEACE
July 15, 2021
It is the world’s largest forest, and it has been soaking up carbon dioxide from the air at an unprecedented rate. So why are climate campaigners growing anxious about it?...
Nikki Watters (Photo by Sydney Holmes ’21)
May 31, 2021
When she was learning to dive competitively as a young girl in Ohio, Nikki Watters had a Ukrainian coach who drove home the elements of a good dive: executing the perfect...