Poland’s Presidential Election Turmoil: What Next?
Early May saw the postponement of Poland’s Presidential Elections after the Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (PiS) party-led governing coalition failed to agree on how and when they should be organised during the COVID-19 pandemic. Polish voters were then dealt another curveball when the opposition candidate Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska, from the Civic Platform party (Platforma Obywatelska or PO), […]
Navigating Russia’s New Investment Code for Government Relations
On April 1, the Law “On Investment Protection and Promotion Agreements in the Russian Federation” (IPPA) was adopted, aiming to support and encourage large-scale investment projects in Russia, as the country looks to grapple with the twin pressures of a sustained fall in inward investment and the economic impact of the pandemic crisis. Over the […]
The Chairmanship of Belarus in the Eurasian Economic Union and the renewal of the Eurasian Economic Commission Leadership: What to expect from the new commission composition and what the prospects of the EAEU until 2025 are
On December 20, the new composition of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission was approved at a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. Belarus will take over the chairmanship of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Board from Armenia. Mikhail Myasnikovich, a former speaker of the upper house of the Belarusian parliament and ex-Prime […]
New Russian Cabinet: Staff “Revolution” Instead of Structural Reforms
On January 21, 2020, President Putin approved the structure of the new Russian Government and appointed Deputy Prime Ministers and federal Ministers. New Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin was appointed on January 16. READ MORE.
A New Ukraine Prime Minister and the Government Formation
A new Prime Minister has been appointed and a new government has been formed in Ukraine. The allocation of sears in the presidium and committees of the Verkhovna Rada are already known. From this it is possible to make some conclusions, which are relevant for businesses (in terms of a decision-making system that is being […]
Ukraine Parliamentary Election in: What the Results Mean for Planning GR Efforts
On July 21, Ukraine held its early parliamentary elections. According to preliminary results 1, five parties will be represented in the Parliament (Verkhovna Rada): “Sluha narodu” (“Servant of the People”) – 43.14% “Opozitsyyna platforma – Za zhyttia” (“Opposition Platform – for Life”) – 13.06%, “Batkivshchyna” (“Fahterland”) – 8.18%, “Yevropeyska solidarnist” (“European Solidarity”) – 8.12%, and […]