Residents of eastern Ukraine regions controlled by Russia-backed separatist voted Sunday for local governments in elections denounced by Kyiv and the West.
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Ivan Krastev talks on the neglecting factor that has cause failure of democracy to take hold in Russia and for its current backsliding in Central Europe.
Tim Berners-Lee, who invented www, appealed on Monday for half of world population not to have internet access, which includes billions of women and girls.
Nearly 37 million soldiers and civilians are estimated to have been killed in World War I and many people view the 1914-1918 war as unnecessary.
Assault on Crimean Solidarity group, particularly those from the Crimean Tatar community, is a serious blow to the grassroots civic movement.
Europe Launching Investigation Into Chechnya Human Rights Abuses and hold Russia accountable for the ongoing human rights abuses in Chechnya, Freedom House.
New Caledonia voters reject independence by casting nearly 57 percent votes to remain part of France, which claimed the archipelago in the mid-19th century.
People gathered at the Ukrainian Interior Ministry headquarters after the death of an anti-corruption activist who was attacked with acid three months ago.
Populism is a threat to democracy primarily because it holds the potential of providing the state with a moral status that it otherwise lacks
In an event held by the Blavatnik School of Government, the President of Switzerland Alain Berset explained how democracy can overcome inequality.