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Organized Resistance Is Impossible in Russia

Feb 17, 2015
"Direct public resistance is simply impossible under such conditions precisely because the manipulators in the media deliberately eliminate the means for coordinating action and, most importantly, developing mutual trust," writes Maxim Trudolyubov.

Argentinian president risks showdown with judges over march honoring dead prosecutor

Feb 13, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in an article regarding a silent march in Buenos Aires to commemorate the one month anniversary of the death of Alberto Nisman.
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Democracy in Ukraine: A Conversation With 2014 Ion Ratiu Award Winner Mustafa Nayyem

Feb 13, 2015
In this feature length edition of Wilson Center NOW, newly elected Member of Parliament, Mustafa Nayyem, shares his thoughts on the state of democracy in Ukraine, the ongoing conflict with Russia, and his transition from journalism to politics. Nayyem is the 2014 recipient of the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award.

Así son los nuevos vientos politicos que soplan en América Latina

Feb 12, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle. This article is in Spanish.

The Mexican State and Transparency

Feb 11, 2015
In this info-graphic, the Mexico Institute illustrates measures undertaken by the Mexican State to address challenges of transparency and corruption.

The Mexican State and Anti-Corruption Efforts

Feb 09, 2015
The Mexico Institute charts how the Mexican State is fighting corruption. This infographic analyses Mexico's institutions and the current debate in Congress. It also illustrates some of our recommendations.

El mundo contra ella: se derrumba la imagen global de Cristina

Feb 08, 2015
Cynthia Arnson is quoted in an article regarding the continued erosion of Argentine President Cristina Fernández's image internationally. This article is in Spanish.

Social media gaffes may undermine Argentine president

Feb 06, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in an article regarding the role of social media in undermining Argentine President Cristina Fernandez. According to Arnson, "she's acting recently like a person who's become unhinged."

Bold Dialog Needed in Budapest

Feb 02, 2015
Eastern European Studies Scholar, Tibor Purger, writes about the challenges faced by the U.S. Ambassador in Hungary and the need for bold dialog.

(III Foro 6) : Reforma institucional y pacto fiscal para mejorar la calidad de la democracia

Feb 02, 2015
This article talks about the panel on the quality of democracy of the III International Forum of Santo Domingo, organized by Idea International. Cynthia Arnson, director of the Latin American Program at the Wilson Center, is quoted from her comments as a panel speaker. This article is in Spanish.

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