Angela Merkel is known for not forgetting or forgiving people who don’t play fair. Therefore, she finds it hard to cede to Yanukovych
May 21, Ulrich Krökel
Thoughts about my upcoming participation in the world’s largest philosophy and music festival
May 20, Leonіdas Donskіs
The EU and Ukrainian citizens have a shared interest in removing barriers in the field of free movement and trade, but the EU is not just a single market for capital, goods and services - it is a community of values too
May 14, Sophie in 't Veld
Ukraine must have its own national history, not one dictated by Moscow. And the Ukrainian Insurgent Army is one of its elements.
April 30, Andrzej Szeptycki
In the face of a deep economic crisis in Ukraine, the achievements in Vilnius will matter to all Ukrainians
April 29, Rebecca Harms
Ukraine's joining the EU would dramatically and irreversibly change the political landscape of Europe, end the division of Europe and close the saga of the Iron Curtain and the Cold War
April 26, Leonіdas Donskіs
The 500-rouble Russian bill features a very nice and disdainful picture that shows the state’s heightened interest in the spiritual dimension of Russia’s life and history
April 25, Katerina Barabash
Ukraine does have political prisoners. This fact is acknowledged by everyone today except for supporters of the Party of Regions, the Communists and the most inveterate ideologues of the "everyone-in-politics-is-bad" position.
April 11, Serhiy Hrabovsky
On December 8, 1993, when the new Income Tax Act was passed, was the first time that a piece of legislation had drawn an ovation. On that day, Parliament laid the capstone on the entire process of tax reform, which signified the start of a brand-new period for Estonian tax policy
April 1, Kalle Muuli
Georgian ex-Deputy Minister of Justice talks about the implementation of the new Criminal Procedure Code in Ukraine and Georgia’s criminal justice reform experience
April 1, Eric Svanidze
The brain drain process is a painful challenge to Lithuania, as the country is losing the best of its young people, would-be scholars, artists, business people, probably – even public figures, policy makers and statesmen as well.
April 1, Leonіdas Donskіs
On 19 September 2008, Estonian Defence Ministry adviser Hermann Simm and his wife travelled to a small town near Tallinn to pick up a three-kilogram cake that Simm had ordered for his mother-in-law’s birthday from a local shopping centre. When they came out of the shop carrying their purchases, neither noticed the black Volkswagen minibus - or the ambulance positioned just around the corner, there in case Estonia’s most wanted traitor should put up resistance, have a heart attack or take a capsule of poison.
March 18, Kalle Muuli
This short insight into the history of direct democracy might serve all those Ukrainian democrats who want to prevent the plebiscitairian and bonapartistic scenarios
March 15, Andreas Gross
Apologising for past events in history has become an explosive issue around the world. Should statesmen take personal responsibility for events that happened long before they were born?
March 14, Michael Binyon
The first quarter of this year has some remarkable dates. The way people, the media and politicians treat them is an interesting indicator of a society’s moral and political state.
March 14, Jaroslav Pesek
With coal deposits everywhere in the small town of Snizhne, kopanka owners bribe for licenses and fake signatures - all to start mining coal right in someone's garden or under the local cemetery
March 7, Denys Kazansky
The notion that a foreigner would want to learn Ukrainian is beyond the comprehension of the majority of Kyiv residents. Why waste your time? Why stop to such a level? After all, don’t you see that she’s a toothless hag!?!
March 6, Zenon Zawada