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Analyses | | Andrzej Wilk, Piotr Żochowski
Analyses | | Krzysztof Dębiec
On 15 May, after an off-site government meeting in the town of Handlová (Trenčín region), Slovakia’s prime minister Robert Fico was shot: three of five bullets fired by the assailant hit him. He underwent a five-hour surgery at a hospital…
Analyses | | Łukasz Kobeszko
The centre-left government rule (2017–24) is nearing its end, and it has been characterised by significant changes and achievements: the state’s official name was changed when a prolonged dispute with Greece over this issue was resolved, a…
Analyses | | Wojciech Górecki
Defying the recent mass street protests, on 14 May the Georgian parliament passed the law entitled ‘On the transparency of foreign influence’, commonly referred to as the ‘law on foreign agents’, in its third and final reading. In the 150-…
Analyses | | Sławomir Matuszak
In April, Ukraine sold 13.2 million tonnes of goods worth $3.4 billion abroad. Exports increased by 1.3 million tonnes (10.8%) compared to March this year, and by 5 million tonnes (62%) compared to the same month of 2023. Ukraine’s deputy…
Analyses | | Andrzej Wilk, Piotr Żochowski
Analyses | | Maria Domańska, Iwona Wiśniewska, Piotr Żochowski
On 10–12 May, after being sworn in for another presidential term following the illegal ‘election’, Vladimir Putin decided on the new line-up of the Russian cabinet. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin retained his post (the State Duma…
Analyses | | Joanna Hyndle-Hussein
On 2 May, Lithuania held the first round of the presidential election, in which none of the eight candidates obtained more than 50% of the vote. The run-off on 26 May will be between the incumbent Gitanas Nausėda, who won 44.10% of the…
Analyses | | Krzysztof Dębiec
On 30 April, the European Commission (EC) approved a state aid mechanism enabling the funding of the construction and operation of the fifth unit of the Dukovany Nuclear Power Plant (with a capacity of up to 1200 MW). As part of this…
Analyses | | Piotr Szymański, Jacek Tarociński
On 30 April, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s government (a coalition of the Social Democrats, the liberal Venstre party and the Moderates) and the majority of the opposition reached a landmark cross-party defence agreement to raise…