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The Russian oligarchs Ziyavudin and Magomed Magomedov, who control the Summa holding were arrested on 31 March. 

Analyses
2018-04-11
Iwona Wiśniewska
Election in Hungary: Viktor Orbán’s dominance confirmed

The Fidesz-KDNP electoral coalition which has governed Hungary since 2010 achieved a sweeping victory in the parliamentary election on 8 April. 

Analyses
2018-04-11
Andrzej Sadecki

According to official data, the death toll of the fire at the Winter Cherry shopping mall in Kemerovo was 64 (77 according to the list made by the victims’ families).

Analyses
2018-03-28
Maria Domańska
Controlled patriotism

On 25th March in the centre of Minsk a concert was held in order to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the Belarusian People’s Republic.

Analyses
2018-03-28
Kamil Kłysiński

A presidential election was held in Russia on 18 March. As expected, it was won by Vladimir Putin, who garnered, according to official results, almost 77% of the votes.

Analyses
2018-03-21
Maria Domańska
Putin for the fourth time. The state of and prospects for Russia

The current system of government in Russia will not collapse, although signs of destabilisation may appear. The authorities will not carry out any reforms, political or economic. A process of ‘technocratisation’ will take place. The economy will remain dependent on external factors. Despite the implementation of energy infrastructure projects, exports of raw materials will not rise significantly. 

OSW Report
2018-03-20

On 14 March, Angela Merkel (CDU) was re-elected Germany’s chancellor at the Bundestag. 364 votes were cast for her with 315 against.

Analyses
2018-03-14
Artur Ciechanowicz

The British Prime Minister Theresa May issued an ultimatum that the Russian government explain how the Novichok combat nerve agent came to be against Sergey Skripal. 

Analyses
2018-03-14
Witold Rodkiewicz
Ukrainian-Russian gas co-operation has been revised | Photo credit: Shutterstock

The awards by the Arbitral Tribunal have radically changed the model of Ukrainian-Russian gas relations.

OSW Commentary
2018-03-07
Szymon Kardaś
Tadeusz Iwański

On 2nd March the CEO of Gazprom CEO, Alexei Miller, announced that two gas agreements with the Ukrainian company Naftogaz would be terminated.

Analyses
2018-03-07
Szymon Kardaś

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