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Opposition figure Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has called for a national strike today after President Lukashenko ignored her “People’s Ultimatum.”
A veteran observer of elections in troubled countries describes the undeniable parallels.
On Sunday, after months of protests, voters can choose to keep or begin a process of replacing the current constitution.
For me, Diplomacy is an addictive quarantine hobby. For my high school frenemy, it was training for the Trump administration.
Some hard-won active advice for staging a national vote during a pandemic.
The U.S. Secretary of State has downplayed talk of a new cease-fire and plans to meet separately with each minister.
Missing in the current U.S. debate on China is the question of Asian nationalism and how the United States could profitably align with it.
Decentralizing decision-making can help left-behind regions get back on track.
Boris Johnson has contradictory ideas for his country’s future—and no clear paths for getting there.