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Turkmenistan’s Presidential Elections: What to Expect from the New Head of State?

... nation’s foreign policy can be found, there is no opportunity whatsoever to glean credible information on its economy, society and domestic policy. This article is an attempt to forecast the new president’s agenda by looking back to the presidential elections of the past. Serdar Berdimuhamedow’s Rise to Office Grigory Lukyanov, Nubara Kulieva, Artemy Mironov: Turkey’s Policy in Central Asia: Are Ambitions Well-Founded? Serdar’s father, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, was in power since 2006. He ...


Tactical Retreat: Madrid Makes Concessions to Catalonia and the Basque Country

The future of the negotiations between the center and the autonomies heavily depends on the 2023 Spanish general elections The November 2019 general parliamentary elections in Spain resulted in none of the parties getting an absolute majority needed to form a government. Following two months of negotiations, a left-wing coalition between the PSOE (Spanish Socialist ...


A Country Unprepared for Elections

Postponing the elections provides an opportunity for the interim government and the High National Election Commission of Libya to prepare for their organization better On December 24, 202, the day marking the 70th anniversary of Libya’s independence, national elections ...


Iceland’s Historic(al) Elections

Although Iceland has not become the first European country with a women’s majority in parliament, these elections will certainly go down in history as a test of Icelanders’ trust to their own democracy The morning of September, 26 was a good one for Lenya Run Karim of the Pirate Party. Once the preliminary results were announced, things were clear: ...


Early Elections in Canada: Will the Fourth Wave Get in the Way?

... Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada and leader of the Liberal Party, announced an early parliamentary election and scheduled it for September 20, 2021. Canadian legislation allows the federal government to be in power up to 5 years, so normally, the elections should have been held in 2023. However, the government has the right to call early elections at any time. This year, there will be 36 days for the pre-election campaigns. Carter Boone: The 2021 Canadian Federal Election and the Arctic At the ...


Robert Bosch Academy Forum on Germany’s Federal Election

On September 1, 2021, Robert Bosch Academy, Germany, held a digital international expert forum on the course of Bundestag election campaign, Germany going to the polls on September 26 On September 1, 2021, Robert Bosch Academy, Germany, held a digital international expert forum on the course of Bundestag election campaign, Germany going to the polls on September 26. The experts were addressed by representatives of the major political actors of the Federal Republic of Germany (CDU/CSU, SPD, The...


The 2021 Canadian Federal Election and the Arctic

Rhetorically, the parties present different proposals for the Arctic region but there is a great deal of continuity on the Arctic policy despite changing dynamics in parliament The 2021 Canadian Federal Election On August 15, 2021 , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a visit to the new Governor-General Mary Simon, Queen Elizabeth II’s representative in Canada, asking to dissolve parliament and call an election two years ahead of schedule. Trudeau asserts that Canadians must vote on a...


The End of a Belle Époque: Stability and Risks in Germany’s Elections

... positive stability, as a rule lead to a decrease in domestic political activity: players get used to an adaptive strategy, lose their ability to manoeuvre tenaciously, and at a turning point cannot decide to change. Germany is no exception: the upcoming elections are a fork between the continuation of traditional politics (stability) or an attempt at renewal (risk), primarily for the ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU). Vladislav Belov: Russia–Germany: Crisis of Political Confidence as a Factor ...


Is England, my England a Dying Butler?

Can it be done? It’s going to be tough, but let’s see. In June 1994, I obtained 21,561 votes in the European Elections in the London West constituency, the largest increase of any Liberal Democrat candidate in the elections. I was then still rather starry-eyed about European co-operation, and considered it important that Britain escape from America’s increasingly ...


Elections in Syria: Forgetting Old Resentments?

Will Bashar al-Assad be able to rebuild the country and deliver it from chaos? In the presidential elections on May 26, Bashar al-Assad won more than 95% of the votes. According to the current constitution, this term will be the last for the president. But in the next seven years of Bashar al-Assad’s rule, the constitution may change, and it is far ...


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