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Ukraine loses a prime minister

Ukraine looks set for parliamentary elections later this year, to complete the political transformation set in train by February’s revolution.

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Joko’s victory to be made official

Joko Widodo will be the new president of Indonesia, but his rival – with the media’s help – has succeeded in sowing doubts about his victory.

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Newcomer nails it in Slovenia

Slovenians vote against official corruption, on a low turnout. The new government looks like being a centrist coalition with a solid majority.

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Election preview: Slovenia

Slovenia’s voters seem poised to punish the established parties for failing to deal with official corruption. A cleanskin law professor is the most likely beneficiary.

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Election preview: Indonesia (the big one)

Indonesia’s presidential election is being billed as a vote for or against democracy. Reformist candidate Joko Widodo seems to have a narrow edge.

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Another early election for Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s deadlocked parliament is to be dissolved next month for an October election. The centre-right opposition seems to be well placed.

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Far right still out in the cold

The party makeup of the new European parliament reflects a shift towards the extremes, but the far right was still unable to form a political group of its own.

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Britain vs Europe, yet again

David Cameron is fighting against the likely nominee for the presidency of the European Commission – not just because he thinks it’s the wrong choice (although he does), but because he has a different view about the process.

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A flawed election in Mauritania

Mauritania’s president is re-elected overwhelmingly in an election boycotted by the major opposition forces. It’s an improvement on naked dictatorship, but well short of real democracy.

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Indexing democracy

The Economist publishes its latest Democracy Index, raising some interesting questions about just what it’s trying to measure.

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