Sport, Integrity, Tajikistan and Belarus: Call off Bets on Dictatorships

I wrote this piece for BNE Intellinews along with a further analysis for Emerging Europe to reaffirm my belief that by allowing sports matches to continue in Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko is responsible for a public health disaster. Covid-19 has provided the smokescreen for further human rights violations to take place, in states which are alreadyContinue reading “Sport, Integrity, Tajikistan and Belarus: Call off Bets on Dictatorships”

Igor-nomics brings Moldova to the brink of disaster

This article was first published by BNE Intellinews on October 6th 2019. NR Investments Ltd, via Avia Invest, has since been forced to abandon its investments in the Republic of Moldova, following concerted pressure from President Igor N. Dodon. Moldovan President Igor Dodon has sought to rebrand himself as neutral between east and west andContinue reading “Igor-nomics brings Moldova to the brink of disaster”