Leadership squabbles and instincts for retribution are testing Georgia’s democracy. If leaders do not come together to strengthen the political system and governance, Georgia’s future could hang in the balance.
Ukrainians have voted, and they have overwhelmingly chosen to stay the course on European integration. Late last month, pro-European parties won a sweeping victory in parliamentary elections that saw allies of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk come out on top. But while Europe and the United States are celebrating the outcome as a strategic victory for the West, the election result itself simply builds on the slogans of last winter's Euromaidan Revolution. The trouble is that in Ukraine, such rhetoric has all too often led to disappointment.
The Brazil Institute releases the 2011-2013 Report of Activities