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Belarus’ August 2020 presidential election saw widespread protests and serious fraud allegations as President Lukashenka claimed victory against popular opposition candidate Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya. Following a brutal crackdown against protestors by security forces, will Belarus begin its transition to democracy, or will the Belarusian people face further repression as Lukashenka’s rule falters?

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Tue, Oct 27, 2020

Georgia’s parliamentary elections are surrounded by uncertainty

Amidst a global pandemic and the sudden escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between neighboring Armenia and Azerbaijan, Georgia is holding its first parliamentary elections since hard-fought electoral reforms were approved in June 2020 and several dramatic developments have increased uncertainty about the outcome.

New Atlanticist by Nino Ghvinadze and Laura Linderman

Coronavirus Democratic Transitions

Mon, Oct 26, 2020

Bryza quoted in Newsit on tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean and US-Turkey relations

In the News

Eastern Europe Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Oct 26, 2020

Cohen in Forbes: Plugging into the future: the electric vehicle market outlook

In the News

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Mon, Oct 26, 2020

Five big questions as America votes: Eurasia

Easy answers to the Eurasia region have long eluded both a Trump administration and Vice President Biden when he served in the Obama administration—will an electoral victory now give the next US president the momentum needed to manage these foreign policy challenges?

Elections 2020 by Eurasia Center

Belarus Conflict

Sun, Oct 25, 2020

Ukrainian local elections: Zelenskyy fairytale is over

Ukraine's October 25 local elections served as a vote of no confidence in President Zelenskyy's ruling Servant of the People party and reflected a deep sense of disillusionment with all national political parties.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Democratic Transitions Elections

Sat, Oct 24, 2020

Ukraine’s gas market reforms can fuel change across Eastern Europe

Ukraine’s post-2014 energy sector experience is both a success story and a role model. It is also proving increasingly persuasive in a neighborhood where energy sector reform is long overdue.

UkraineAlert by Aura Sabadus

Eastern Europe Energy Markets & Governance

Fri, Oct 23, 2020

Fishman in War on the Rocks: Make Russia sanctions effective again

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Russia

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

US expands sanctions against Putin’s pipeline

US officials have this week announced more constraints on the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline project and put firms still involved on notice that they have 30 days to wind down operations.

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

City-by-city guide to Ukraine’s local elections

Ukrainians will vote in local elections on October 25. Brian Mefford offers a city-by-city guide to the mayoral races across the country and predicts who is likely to win in each of Ukraine's major cities.

UkraineAlert by Brian Mefford

Elections Ukraine

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Central African Republic: Ground zero for Russian influence in Central Africa

The Kremlin has rapidly exploited the recent absence of Western involvement in the Central African Republic. Russian propaganda arms and security forces are propping up the country's embattled leader in exchange for decisive influence in the region.

Issue Brief by Nathalia Dukhan

Conflict Corruption


Mon, Nov 2, 2020

Tbilisi tallies: Georgia’s post-election outlook

ONLINE EVENT - Georgia's parliamentary elections take place amid a series of pressing challenges. With renewed electoral competition following new reforms, is the country poised for serious change?


Fri, Nov 6, 2020

Backing Batka: Russia’s strategic economic integration with Belarus

ONLINE EVENT - The current drama in Belarus is, above all, a popular political uprising—but it also has a significant economic cause. The struggling Belarusian economy is being propped up by Russian firms who back Alyaksandr Lukashenka, the illegitimate president who refuses to leave office.