International Election Observers: Azerbaijani Parliamentary Elections “Free, Transparent, Democratic”

International observers concluded Monday that Azerbaijan’s parliamentary elections were generally in accord with internationally-accepted standards.

Azerbaijan, the Council of Europe, and Nagorno-Karabakh: A Reckoning

The failure of the world to follow through on its resolutions is endangering the authority of the bodies charged with keeping the peace.

PACE Leader Hopes for Association Agreement With Ukraine Later This Year

This thaw is almost certainly a result of the realization that the constant bludgeoning Ukraine took from Brussels over every failure strengthened apologists for Russia against Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s hard pivot to the EU.

Guest Column: Why We Should Not Pre-Judge Elections in Ukraine

Ukraine clearly wants to be part of a united Europe. It is incumbent upon us to help them remain on the road to a modern, European democracy, rather than wasting our time and theirs threatening and reproaching them without end.