In Russia, there is no doubt as to Vladimir Putin's re-election next Sunday. A high turnout, however, is doubtful. The only serious challenger, Alexei Navalny, who is not admitted as a candidate, is calling for an election boycott. Putin is mobilizing by demonstrating Russia's military clout. A commentary by our Senior Expert for Eastern Europe, Miriam Kosmehl.
per cent of the EU population are at risk of poverty, according to our latest Social Justice Index. While this is 1.3 per cent less than 2012/2013, this still equates to approximately 117.5 million people.