Tag: Eastern Partnership

L’Invité D&B: The Eastern Partnership’s Top 5 Opportunities and Challenges in 2020

The year 2020 has revealed the many weaknesses of the Eastern Partnership region. The pandemic has become the most unpredictable exogenous factor, which has complicated the operating conditions not only for the economies of the six states but also for their political systems...

L’Invité D&B: The EU, the “Magnitsky Act” and targeting autocrats in the Eastern neighborhood.

In order to revive the democratic processes in the Eastern Partnership, the EU must show its full openness to use the sanctions regime in order to stop the violations of authoritarian regimes against democratic freedoms...

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LLB: “Une nouvelle combine de brigands”. La Moldavie s’enfonce dans la crise politique

Alors qu'une poignée de députés multiplie les votes controversés au mépris des règles parlementaires, l'opposition crie au scandale et le bâtiment du Parlement est assiégé par des tracteurs. Maia Sandu n'est pas encore inaugurée qu'elle risque déjà la viabilité de son mandat.

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CEC: À peine élue, Maia Sandu dénonce une “usurpation du pouvoir”

Le parlement moldave a fait passer une série de lois controversées, limitant de facto les pouvoirs de Maia Sandu. La présidente moldave récemment élue dénonce une "usurpation du pouvoir". À son appel, plus de 50.000 personnes ont exigé des élections législatives anticipées ce dimanche.

L’Invité D&B: Moldova’s election: a strong popular vote for a “weak” political institution

The existing configuration in the parliament and executive branch does not serve Sandu’s plans to implement immediate radical changes. She has to confront a parliament without a majority and a government that was appointed by Dodon. That limits her maneuverability considerably at the beginning of her mandate. Positive and negative scenarios can both emerge out of the lack of ability to leverage power.

CEC: La Moldavie de nouveau en suspens

Le scrutin présidentiel moldave du 1er novembre permettra d’évaluer les rapports de force entre des partis diamétralement opposés, plus ou moins affranchis des manipulations de l’oligarque Vlad Plahotniuc.

L’Invité D&B: “Inevitable” geopolitical elections in Moldova

The EU looks at the elections as yet another test, after which it will decide how to calibrate its financial assistance. The Russian politicians are shaping instead a narrative that aims to counter the Western presence.

L’Invité D&B: The EU’s eastern neighborhood at a new crossroad – between electoral riddles and security crises

Healing the Eastern Neighborhood from anti-democratic shortcomings and insecurity must become a European priority, and to achieve this goal, the EU needs quick and preventive strategic thinking and planning.

L’Invité D&B: Moldova – presidential elections without a “geopolitical vote”?

Which candidate is to win the geopolitical vote in Moldova upcoming presidential election? Analysis by Dionis Cenusa

L’Invité D&B: Belarus – a new “velvet revolution” in the Eastern Partnership?

Post-election protests in Belarus have started a democratic revolution, albeit not yet openly embraced by its participants. Its first success is the mobilization and solidarity between distinct social categories, which have never before exercised their fundamental rights publicly and collectively.