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BYSHOK: La crise systémique de l’intégration européenne — l’évolution, les causes et les perspectives

The article "The systematic crisis of the European intergation: evolution, causes, prospects" by CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok was published in French-language magazine "Sans Frontières" (July-August 2017 issue), of which Mr. Byshok is a member of the editorial board.  Read more about BYSHOK: La crise systémique de l’intégration européenne — l’évolution, les causes et les perspectives

US-Demanded EU Anti-Russia Sanctions Aim at Dividing Traditional Europe

The United States seeks to divide traditional Europe, which Russia is part of, by forcing EU member states to impose restrictive measures on Moscow, member of the Freedom Party of Austria (FPO) Johann Gudenus said Thursday, adding that the European Union's compliance with US demands highlights the bloc's weakness and dependence on Washington. Read more about US-Demanded EU Anti-Russia Sanctions Aim at Dividing Traditional Europe

Alexey Semenov: The issue of freedom of expression in international relations crisis

Семенов: Свобода выражения мнений в условиях внешнеполитического кризиса

Report "The issue of freedom of expresion in international relations crisis" by Alexey Semenov, CIS-EMO Political Analyst, at Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting 2016 (28 October 2016, Hofburg, Vienna). Read more about Alexey Semenov: The issue of freedom of expression in international relations crisis

Book and documentary on rise of neo-Nazism in Ukraine presented at European Parliament

An investigative book “Neonazis & Euromaidan: From Democracy to Dictatorship” by Stanislav Byshok and Alexey Kochetkov was presented at the European Parliament’s headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday. Read more about Book and documentary on rise of neo-Nazism in Ukraine presented at European Parliament

Kiev faces ´mountain of problems´ on electoral law ahead of EU/Ukraine summit

Mr Kochetkov, a frequent participant in conferences in the European Parliament, said, "One of the points of Mr Fule’s document clearly and unambiguously requires the Ukrainian authorities to remedy the deficiencies of the parliamentary elections, including those connected with the failure to calculate the election results in five single-mandate constituencies.”

A senior member of an international team of election monitors says they have faced "unprecedented pressure" since calling for "profound" reform of Ukraine´s electoral system. Read more about Kiev faces ´mountain of problems´ on electoral law ahead of EU/Ukraine summit

Ukraine Electoral System Situation Report by International Organization for Elections Observation CIS-EMO

The voters of Ukraine ultimately lost an opportunity to have transparent and democratic elections in the foreseeable future. Most of the recommendations of the ODIHR and the Venice Commission regarding changes to the electoral law in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine disregarded. Instead of the required by European Union "quick steps" to upgrade the existing Ukrainian electoral system, the symbiosis of government and opposition performs something quite different – the highest possible inhibition of the reform and persistent attempts to "drag out" any progress. Read more about Ukraine Electoral System Situation Report by International Organization for Elections Observation CIS-EMO