Another Pro-Ukraine Election Win in Estonia

Written by Ash Breedlove March 12, 2023 Digital voting has dominated Estonia’s most recent general election. The Baltic nation has used “i-voting” in order to increase the use of digital infrastructure. I-voting is made secure by an electronic identity system provided by e-Estonia. The security system involves user ID, a card reader, and PIN codes.... Continue Reading →

Moldova’s Instability Amid the War in Ukraine

Written by Ash Breedlove February 11, 2023 Moldova’s prime minister, Natalia Gavrilita, unexpectedly resigned on February 10th. During her 18-month period as prime minister, Gavrilita contended with Moldova’s energy crisis and a struggling economy with rising rates of inflation. She often voiced her pro-Western views and support for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The day before... Continue Reading →

Ukraine Secures Modernized Tanks

by Ash Breedlove German Chancellor Olaf Scholz Source: BBC On January 25th, Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced that Germany would send fourteen Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, allowing other nations with these German-made vehicles to send them as well. Poland has been lobbying Berlin for permission to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine for months. Along... Continue Reading →

The Poland-Belarus Border Conflict

As instability rises in the Middle East, migrants are looking for different avenues to safety, and one of these avenues is seeking passage through Eastern Europe. On September 2, 2021, The Economist reported a large influx of migrants were crossing into Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia at the direction of the Belarusian government ( Belarus' dictator,... Continue Reading →

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