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Analyses | | Anna Kwiatkowska-Drożdż, Marta Zawilska-Florczuk

The parliamentary election on 22 September ended in spectacular victory for the Christian Democrats, who would have gained an outright majority had they won only five more seats. To form a government, they will have to enter into tough…

Analyses | | Wojciech Konończuk, Tadeusz A Olszański

In September, Ukraine’s parliament passed part of the ‘European laws’ necessary to sign the Association Agreement with the EU. The unprecedented tempo with which the regulations expected by the EU have been passed indicates that the…

Analyses | | Andrzej Wilk

On 20-26 September, the active (military) phase of the strategic-level exercises held by the armed forces of Russia and Belarus, entitled ‘West 2013’, were held. The scenario and nature of the exercises leave no doubt that the Russian/…

Analyses | | Kamil Frymark

The Central Office for International Vocational Education and Training Co-operation was launched as part of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training on 12 September. The office has the goal of assisting in the…

Analyses | | Marta Szpala

On 15 September, the centre-left government led by Edi Rama won a vote of confidence in the Albanian parliament. The takeover of power by Rama’s coalition put an end to the political career of Sali Berisha, who had played a key role in…

Analyses | | Tomasz Dąborowski

Protests in Romania against the plans to launch a gold mine in the Transylvanian commune Rosia Montana have been mounting  over the past two weeks. The Save Rosia Montana campaign has been the most rapidly developing Romanian protest…

Analyses | | Witold Rodkiewicz

The American and Russian foreign ministers , John Kerry and Sergey Lavrov, signed a framework agreement on 14 September envisaging international supervisionand eventual liquidation of Syrian chemical weapons. The deal does not mean that…

Analyses | | Aleksandra Jarosiewicz

The President of China, Xi Jinping, toured Central Asia between 3-13 September, visiting Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and finally Kyrgyzstan, where he took part in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit. It was the first…

Analyses | | Justyna Gotkowska

Barack Obama's visit to Stockholm is a symbolic token of recognition from the US to Sweden and the Nordic states which, despite being a small actor on the international arena (25 million inhabitants in total), are highly active within…

Analyses | | Jakub Groszkowski

On 4 September the Slovak prime minister, Robert Fico announced an agreement between the government and Energeticky a prumyslovy holding (EPH), under which the state will take over 49% of the company's shares worth 59 million euro and…