In a statement released today, the leader of democratic Belarus Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya called to dedicate February 9 to a Day of Solidarity with Belarus.The days marks one and a half years since the authoritarian leadership of Belarus falsified the elections, subsequently forcing the leaders of the democratic opposition, including Ms. Tsikhanouskaya, to flee the country.During […]
As the leaders of Russia and China met in Beijing yesterday, the two authoritarian leaders issued a statement indicating a stronger relationship between their two countries. The leaders emphasized falsely that the “West should abandon the ideologized approaches of the Cold War”, ignoring the fact that the ongoing European security order crisis stems directly from […]
If Russia breaches the border to Ukraine, the United Kingdom will not hesitate to impose sanctions immediately, Boris Johnson declared at a press conference that was held in Kyiv yesterday. The prime minister made clear to the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky that Britain stands shoulder to shoulder with Ukraine and that a Russian invasion would […]
The conference year 2022 started for the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation in Kyiv. Together with members of the Youth Organization of European Solidarity we held the conference “Principles for a Free Society”. Thanks for a fantastic weekend full of interesting discussions!
More than a year has passed since Alexei Navalny, the leader of the Russian opposition movement, returned to Moscow after the attempted murder and got subsequently got arrested. Navalny is at present in jail, and the Russian authorities aim to do everything in their power to dismantle any potential opposition movement. According to Russia’s Federal […]
Polish senator Krzysztof Brejza, a representative of the country’s centre-right party Civic Platform, is accusing the country’s government for hacking his personal cell phone during the parliamentary elections in 2019. Mr. Brejza, who led his party’s campaign, repeatedly called for investigation into the hacking as his personal messages was leaked to government controlled media during […]
On Christmas Day, it was announced that the Russian government had issued an order to block the website of Russian NGO OVD-Info. OVD-Info is a renowned organisation in the Russian civil society, mainly focusing on following and monitoring persecution of anti-Kremlin protesters. After being declared as a foreign agent in September of 2021, the organisation […]
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JHS-Report “30 Years after Russian Independence – Where is the Kremlin heading?” In the new report by the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation, selected authors write about where the Kremlin is heading. Download it here.
The leading Belarusian opposition figure Siarhei Tsikhanouski was today sentenced to 18 years in Belarusian prison. Tsikhanouski, who was arrested in May 2020 shortly after announcing his candidacy for the presidency of Belarus, was convicted of “organizing mass unrest”, a sweeping claim put forward by the Lukashenka controlled court. After the arrest of Tsikhanouski last […]