IDEE Articles: New and Recommended

IDEE Condemns Forced Exile of Crimean Tatar Leaders

For Release: October 25, 2017
Contacts: Eric Chenoweth and Irena Lasota

Press Release
IDEE Condemns Forced Exile of Crimean Tatar Leaders
The Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe (IDEE) welcomes the release from prison and house arrest of Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov, the two deputy chairmen of the Crimean Tatar national assembly, the Mejlis. IDEE equally and strongly protests their forcible expulsion from Crimea. Their unwanted exile is a further violation of human rights by the Russian government — part of a systematic campaign of persecution of Crimean Tatars since its illegal occupation of Crimea in March 2014. […]

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The Authoritarian Challenge: The Concordance of Trump’s Presidency and Putin’s Russia

Revised September 26, 2017                                                               […]

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Turning Away From The Election’s Alarming Story: Russian Intervention

by Eric Chenoweth

The following appeared in the Washington Post, November 26, 2016.

In assessing Donald Trump’s presidential victory, Americans continue to look away from this election’s most alarming story: the successful effort by a hostile foreign power to manipulate public opinion prior to the vote. […]

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Can US Democracy Defend Itself?

The following article appeared in The Washington Post, November 2, 2016.

By Eric Chenoweth

Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy has posed many challenges to U.S. media. In at least one frightening respect, it has failed: News outlets are actively abetting an authoritarian and imperialist foreign power’s attempt to manipulate a U.S. presidential election to aid its favored candidate, Trump, and sanctioning an assault on the individual and civil liberties of all American citizens. […]

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Answering Authoritarian Politics:

An Open Letter to an American Citizen
About the 2016 Presidential Election
September 16, 2016

by Eric Chenoweth                                                                                          PDF Version          […]

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Zaświadczenie dla Macierewicza

By Irena Lasota
11.12.2015

Wygląda na to, że zanim rząd zajmie się polityką historyczną, będzie się musiał zająć polityką polityczną. […]

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