Europe/Americas update: July 7-8 2018

EUROPE REPUBLIC OF NORTH (?) MACEDONIA Several thousand people turned out in Skopje on Sunday in an opposition-organized protest against the Macedonian government's deal to change the country's name to the "Republic of North Macedonia" in order to appease the Greek government and potentially advance its membership bids for both the European Union and NATO. … Continue reading Europe/Americas update: July 7-8 2018

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Europe/Americas update: January 31 2018

EUROPE RUSSIA Russian journalist Kamil Galeev reports on Moscow's efforts to stifle separatist impulses in one of its own troublesome ethnic regions--Tatarstan: In September 2017, Russia’s central government started to enforce Putin’s instructions and push local governments into abolishing local language courses in the ethnic republics. Such measures, introduced at the beginning of an academic … Continue reading Europe/Americas update: January 31 2018