political dissent

Vladimir Putin’s reputation was built on fighting terrorism, yet a month after the deadly Crocus City Hall attack, his policies make Russia more exposed to it.

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Can the return of exiled politicians ignite hope for Thai democracy and reshape its political landscape?

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As Vladimir Putin wins another term in the Kremlin, his use of sham elections to legitimise his control poisons democracy’s value globally.

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While more and more of the country’s voters now live in urban areas, the bulk is still in the countryside. Does this effect voting behaviour?

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Don’t look now, but if you’re worried about the state of democracies now, just wait until next year.

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Political meddling and state violence could break Bangladesh’s fragile hold on democracy.

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Laws restricting basic freedoms may be made in the name of public order and national security, but they are often used against dissident voices.

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