Entries by Henry Atem

Kiev wants Russians to be banned from monitoring Ukrainian elections.

KIEV, February 4. /TASS/. Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada (parliament) has registered a bill to prohibit Russian representatives from engaging in international monitoring missions for the Ukrainian presidential and parliamentary elections, Verkhovna Rada Deputy Speaker Irina Gerashchenko said on Monday. Continue Reading

Why Greece’s Road to Elections Runs Through Macedonia.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a lot riding on resolving a seven-decade naming dispute with his country’s northern neighbor, the Republic of Macedonia. Though the two sides are moving toward finalizing an agreement, the peril for Tsipras isn’t over. Continue Reading

A Guide to 2018 Latin American Elections.

n 2018, the three biggest countries in Latin America—Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico—elected new presidents. But those weren’t the only ones where voters went to the ballot box in a year that saw sweeping political change across the region. Continue Reading