The situation in Ukraine

This week, our focus turns, once again, to Ukraine. Since the Euromaidan movement at the end of 2013, clashes between pro-Russian and anti-Russian groups have intensified throughout eastern Ukraine. The...
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Europe votes amidst discontent, rise of far-right

You're probably well aware that every country has a parliament or a legislature of some sort. But, did you know that Europe, as a whole, also has its own parliament? The European Parliament is part of the...

Gas politics in Eastern Europe

Note: this episode aired on 1 May 2014 and 31 July 2014. This week, we're looking at the increasingly complex state of energy politics in Eastern Europe. Conflicts between Russia, which supplies much of...

What’s next in Crimea?

This week, we take another look at the escalating conflict in Crimea, and what it means for the rest of Eastern Europe. If you're unfamiliar, in late 2013, pro-European protestors in Ukraine began...