- Daily Brief
- December 8, 2021
The opposition leader’s ability to mobilise supporters in the dead of winter may have rattled the Kremlin.
New elections in the former Soviet republic could facilitate a significant geopolitical realignment.
A debate over photographing police points to the French president’s increasingly conservative turn.
Skopje has found its path to EU membership stalled again by a cultural dispute with one of its neighbours.
The perennial rivals are close to clashing over control of the region’s hydrocarbon resources.
New leadership may bring geopolitical shifts, but rifts over religion could prompt new elections.
Brussels may struggle to organise a collective response to the attack on the high-profile opposition leader.
Should today’s vote in Poland go against the president, Trump may be forced to rescind his decision.
Belgrade is likely to pursue a policy of maximum strategic autonomy while inching closer to EU membership.
With Europe’s coveted summer holiday at stake, states are looking to resume tourism and other travel.
The postal vote is expected to deepen polarisation and push the country further into autocratic rule.
Starmer replaces a twice-defeated Corbyn amid a pandemic and heated Brexit negotiations with the EU.