In Ukraine, the Maidan spirit lives on in a pro-European society and cultural scene. But it’s not that easy. Corruption is widespread and the old oligarchs are still pulling the strings. How can big changes be brought about?
Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili is facing charges of trying to overthrow the Ukrainian government. But Saakashvili's supporters accuse the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of corruption.
Earlier this week Mikheil Saakashvili was dramatically busted out of police custody by a mob of supporters. But authorities have now taken him back into custody.
Finland became an independent nation exactly a century ago, facilitated by revolution in Russia. Now in the EU and the eurozone, but not in NATO, it's also a top performer in education, coffee consumption and motorsport.
Decentralization in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution was the right step to take, says German Special Envoy Georg Milbradt in an interview with DW. Now, citizens have more influence on their country’s political system.
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