May 30, 2024

A weekly review of news and analysis of elections in Eurasia, usually posted on Thursdays and occasionally updated throughout the week.

Soroca Fortress, in Soroca, Moldova, near the border with Ukraine. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Photobank MD (CC0)

Upcoming Eurasia Elections

Moldova Presidential Election: October 20, 2024

Euractiv with AFP (May 30, 2024): Blinken vows support for Moldova against Russia ‘bullying’

AP (May 29, 2024): Blinken pledges $135M in US aid to Moldova to counter Russian influence

Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (May 24, 2024): The 2024 Presidential Elections in Moldova and the War in Ukraine

Matthew Lee, AP (May 24, 2024): Blinken will head to eastern Europe as concerns mount about Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia

Georgia Parliamentary Elections: October 26, 2024

The Hill (May 28, 2024 – video): Tbilisi at a crossroads: Will it pivot toward the west or Putin?

Gabriel Gavin, Politico (May 28, 2024): Georgia set to approve ‘foreign agents’ law amid growing Western backlash

Euronews (May 27, 2024): Georgian parliament committee rejects presidential veto of divisive ‘Russian law’

Jaroslav Lukiv, BBC (May 23, 2024): US reviews Georgia ties over ‘foreign agent’ law

Ukraine Presidential and Legislative Elections: Due in 2024, postponed indefinitely due to war

Reuters (May 28, 2024): Putin says Ukraine should hold presidential election

Jim Heintz, AP (May 24, 2024): On a visit to his Belarusian ally, Putin questions Zelenskyy’s legitimacy as Ukraine’s leader

Past Eurasia Elections

Armenia Parliamentary Elections: June 20, 2021

DW (May 27, 2024): Armenia detains hundreds of anti-government protesters: Protesters are demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan over a deal giving Azerbaijan control over four border villages.

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