Everything started two months ago, when supporters of the VMRO DPMNE party began daily protests across Skopje, the capital city of the Republic of Macedonia. They protestet protested because the leader of the Social Democrat party, Zoran Zaev, who is also the leader of of the opposition, announced that he reached a coalition agreement with two of the…

The first round of the French presidential elections will take place tomorrow and the way things stand at the moment, the competition will be between Marine Le Pen (Front National), Emmanuel Macron (En Marche!), Jean-Luc Mélenchon (La France insoumise) and François Fillon (Les Républicains). Macron’s campaign is probably the most unlikely of all campaigns, with…

Ukraine, the largest country in Europe, gained its independency from the USSR in 1991. It is undebatable that the country is still going through a difficult transition period from a Soviet republic to independent and powerful state, following significant changes towards grass-rooted democracy and a free market economy. n their annual democracy rating, US Government…

Виж по-долу за българската версия на тази статия. / See below for the Bulgarian version of this article. Allow me to briefly share what provoked me to write this article: I will not write about the things that every political scientist writes about the upcoming Turkish referendum, or in what way the constitutional amendments would…

On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaty, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Vice-President of the European Commission Ms Federica Mogherini invited 35 young people from across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa for a 2 hour sit down at the European External Action Service. The topic, how can young…

It might seem that in Poland the experiences of the years 1945-1989 and then the civilizational advancement of 1989-2015 should clearly prove the consequences of introducing the principles of socialist economy. I do not wish to veer into a debate on the scale and the need for redistribution or the effectiveness of social programs conducted…

Cyprus has been home to many different civilizations, ruled by many kingdoms and colonized by several countries. The last country to colonize all of Cyprus was the United Kingdom. In 1960 the country of Cyprus declared its independence and, though ethnical differences between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots were a serious issue, there was no…