Publications

An independence referendum took place in Iraqi Kurdistan (KRG) on 25 September. It met with unprecedentedly tough criticism from Turkey.

Analyses
2017-09-27
Krzysztof Strachota

On 25 September, President Petro Poroshenko signed an Education Act, which had been adopted by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) on 5 September.

Analyses
2017-09-27
Tomasz Dąborowski
Tomasz Piechal
Andrzej Sadecki
Germany after the parliamentary elections

The parliamentary elections in Germany have been won by the CDU/CSU, with 32.9% of the vote, their worst result since 1949; second place went to the SPD with 20.5%.

Analyses
2017-09-25
The great decommunisation

The war with Russia which began in 2014 has triggered serious changes in the way history is thought about by the Ukrainian public, especially in opinion-forming circles. The liberal reflection critical about the nationalist tradition initiated somewhat earlier has been rejected since wartime requires heroic narratives above all.

Point of View
2017-09-13
Tadeusz A. Olszański
Aurora: Sweden’s response to Zapad?

The Aurora 17 national military exercise is taking place in Sweden on 11-29 September, in parallel to the Russian-Belarusian Zapad-2017 manoeuvres.

Analyses
2017-09-20
Justyna Gotkowska
China’s CEFC has acquired a stake in Rosneft

On 8th September Glencore and Qatar Investment Fund announced that China’s CEFC would shortly finalise a transaction to buy 14.16% of shares in Rosneft.

Analyses
2017-09-13
Szymon Kardaś
Marcin Kaczmarski
Jakub Groszkowski

In the first days of September, Chechnya’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov spoke in defence of the persecuted Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar several times.

Analyses
2017-09-06
Maria Domańska
Wojciech Górecki

On 28th August a meeting was held in France on limiting the migration from Africa to the European Union.

Analyses
2017-09-06
Kamil Frymark

On 3rd and 4th September, electoral debates were held in Germany. These were the culmination of a rather sluggish campaign and might have an important impact on the results of the election.

Analyses
2017-09-06
Artur Ciechanowicz
Russia is putting forward an initiative to deploy UN peacekeeping forces in Donbas

At the BRICS summit in China Vladimir Putin announced that Russia would propose a draft resolution on the deployment of UN peacekeeping forces in Donbas.

Analyses
2017-09-06
Jan Strzelecki
Wojciech Konończuk
Tadeusz Iwański

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