Now available! Issue 5/2021 of New Eastern Europe. This special issue aims to honour the plight of Belarusians whose democratic choice made in August 2020 was shamelessly snubbed by Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
An interview in Tribune de Genève with Ambassador Jürg Lauber, Chair of the United Nations on Cybersecurity, that just completed a two year review of global cybersecurity for the United Nations General Assembly, provided the “entrée” for the May 31st Cybersecurity Roadshow kickoff.
In a world gone online, Interpol warns that more than half of humanity risks falling victim to cybercrime. The international organisation for crime control alerts that cybercriminals are turning the pandemic into an opportunity while the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners has noted that cybercrime jumped 89 per cent since COVID-19.
By the end of the Cold War, the danger of military conflicts in Europe had been reduced. Nevertheless, European nations still face a number of threats to their national security, although the type of threats has changed significantly, as has the nature of war.
In the eastern parts of the European continent, 1918 is remembered not only as the end of the First World War, but also saw the emergence of newly-independent states and the rise of geopolitical struggles which are felt until this day.
Vladimir Putin is set to win a fourth term as president of the Russian Federation. The March-April 2018 issue takes a deeper look at the consequences of Putin’s presidency and what could eventually come after…
“The price of Europeanising the Balkans is much higher than the price of the Balkanisation of Europe,” claims Zagreb-based writer Miljenko Jergović in the opening essay to this issue of New Eastern Europe.