Publications

On 26–27 January, President Miloš Zeman was elected for a second five-year term winning 51.4% of the vote.

Analyses
2018-01-31
Krzysztof Dębiec
Russia’s Middle Eastern policy. Regional ambitions, global objectives

Russia’s policy in the Middle East is part of a broader strategy aimed at creating an international order in which Russia would be protected against Western interference in its internal affairs and stand on an equal footing with the United States.

OSW Studies
2017-12-22
Witold Rodkiewicz

On 20 January, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch, aimed at the Afrin region in northern Syria.

Analyses
2018-01-24
Mateusz Chudziak
Mariusz Marszewski

On 11 January, the IMF’s Mission Chief for Ukraine sent a letter to the Presidential Administration criticising the presidential Anti-Corruption Court bill.

Analyses
2018-01-24
Sławomir Matuszak

On 7th January the Syrian army launched an offensive against the Sunni opposition forces in the Idlib province.

Analyses
2018-01-17
Mateusz Chudziak
Krzysztof Strachota

The first round of the presidential elections in the Czech Republic (12-13 January) was won by the current President Miloš Zeman (with 38.6% of the vote).

Analyses
2018-01-17
Jakub Groszkowski

Most deputies in the ruling coalition made an attempt to repeal the law creating the Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office based in the Hague.

Analyses
2018-01-10
Marta Szpala

On 5 January, the Tbilisi city court of first instance sentenced the former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili to three years in prison.

Analyses
2018-01-10
Wojciech Górecki
Bavaria: Orbán’s window onto Germany

On 5 January, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was a guest at the congress of deputies of the Christian Social Union (CSU) in Bavaria.

Analyses
2018-01-10
Andrzej Sadecki
Putin’s Cossacks

Russia’s Cossacks evoke extreme opinions among observers: some see them as a marginal social phenomenon, a kind of political folklore; others as a morally and physically healthy part of the nation, a pillar of the modern paramilitary formations which defend the national and cultural borders of the Russian Federation. 

Point of View
2017-12-18
Jolanta Darczewska

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