POLAND PROTESTS OVER “UN-DEMOCRATIC” LAW
The Polish parliament has passed a bill that would hand control over the Supreme Court to the ruling Law and Justice Party. The bill — which now only needs the signature of President Andrzej Duda — has sparked a wave of protests across the country. Hromadske breaks down what this means for Poland.
Atlantic Council Millennium Fellow
A YEAR WITHOUT PAVEL: MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS
A year after Pavel Sheremet’s car exploded in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine, family and friends of the acclaimed journalist are left with more questions than answers. The official investigation has produced no suspects. Hromadske speaks with those who knew Pavel best about the investigation and the future of the case.
DISINFORMATION AND CYBER WARFARE
After the American and French elections, cyber warfare, disinformation, and Russian interference have become matters of grave public concern. But what is the role of the state in digital security? Should it protect us, and should we want such protection? Hromadske finds out.
Atlantic Council Information Defense Fellow
IS EUROMAIDAN INSPIRING VENEZUELAN PROTESTERS?
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is cracking down on the opposition. After the loyalist Supreme Court ruled to dissolve the opposition-controlled National Assembly, demonstrators gathered to protest against the unconstitutional move. Experts say the protesters are taking inspiration from Ukraine’s Euromaidan protests. Hromadske takes a closer look.
Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas Tech University
WHAT CAN EUROPE EXPECT AFTER GERMAN ELECTIONS
This September, Germans head to the polls to elect a new parliament. Hromadske looks at the what potential foreign policy the new German government may choose and what it could mean for Ukraine.
Expert on Eastern Europe at European Cosmopolitan Consulting