Primaries in Donbass: Succesful Observation Mission

Manuel Ochsenreiter and Foreign Minister of Donetsk People´s Republic, Natalia Nikonorova
Manuel Ochsenreiter and Foreign Minister of Donetsk People´s Republic, Natalia Nikonorova

The German Center for Eurasian Studies conducted two electoral and crisis observation missions in both people´s republics in Donbasss in July and September this year. The director of the German Center, Manuel Ochsenreiter, witnessed the preparations, organization and presentation of the candidates of the Donbass primaries. Continue reading “Primaries in Donbass: Succesful Observation Mission”

Kevork Almassian: EU-Turkey refugee deal – A dance with the Devil

Analyst Kevork Almassian

The EU and the Turkish government have reached a controversial ‘one in, one out’ refugee deal which they claim will end the chaotic influx of migrants towards Europe. According to the deal, irregular migrants crossing from Turkey to Greece will be sent back. For every Syrian refugee returned to Turkey from Greece, one Syrian from a Turkish refugee camp –which was built to cover up the process of recruiting and training the terrorists– is to be resettled in the EU. For other nationalities, the route to Europe is entirely cut off. Continue reading “Kevork Almassian: EU-Turkey refugee deal – A dance with the Devil”