Here is why the EU monitoring reports on Bulgaria’s “post-accession progress” in judicial reform and fighting corruption and organized crime are useless but necessary. Continue reading “The Odd EU Story of Oligarchy-Ridden Bulgaria and Its Post-accession ‘Progress Reports’”
Award-winning Hollywood director Oliver Stone has seen a past which has never worked. Continue reading “Oliver Stone’s Putin Interviews: How Hollywood Director Can Make ‘Useful Idiot’ Out of Himself”
Russia has been especially perplexing to almost everybody in the West, with US Presidents often featuring prominently on the “misunderstanding Russia” list…
Here is the basic model of hundreds of years of imperial history squeezed into a single essay. Continue reading “Understanding Russia 101: Easy! No ‘Riddle Wrapped in Mystery inside Enigma’”
It’s quite simple: Romania has got a civil society, and it works!