Ivan Krastev is Visiting Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Programmes at The Graduate Institute and Geneva Permanent Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna. He is also Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia. He is author of After Europe (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017).
Russia haunts the western imagination
The dividing line between authoritarian Russia and liberal democracies is growing ever thinner.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?1914 versus 1938: how anniversaries make history
Drop into any of the big bookstores in London or Berlin and discover that they are literally occupied by books about...
Published in: HomeBulgaria, protest for the future
Bulgarian citizens are protesting across the country against the capture of their government and for a meaningful...
Is China more democratic than Russia?
On paper, Russia’s political system is an impressive reproduction of Western representative democracy, while the...
Would democratic change in Russia transform its foreign policy?
The incompatibility of an anachronistic and arbitrary regime with the modern world is leading many to consider that...
Published in: HomeEuropean dis-Union: lessons of the Soviet collapse
Europe's crisis is being felt at multiple levels, from the future of the eurozone and divisions between...