Vilhelm Konnander · March, 2009

Latest posts by Vilhelm Konnander from March, 2009

Russia: Opposition waking up to realities?

  22 March 2009

The Ivanov Report departs from its principle of not commenting on Russia's democratic opposition, which he feels refuses the realities of Russian politics for futile protest. As Boris Nemtsov and other opposition leaders are now seeking public office, a change in the opposition's attitude to politics might be discerned.

Latvia: Nothing special, just crisis…

  22 March 2009

Baltic reflects on the economic crisis in Latvia, departing from the slogan “Nothing special, just crisis” – a phrase uttered by the country's former finance minister, showing what many Latvians consider an alienated political élite.

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