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Pauline Jones

Why are Germans losing enthusiasm for helping Ukraine?

It’s not just about energy costs, our research finds. Germans have a deep cultural aversion toward military intervention.

The Kazakhstan protests escalated quickly. Here’s why.

We found these two factors at work.

How do you persuade skeptics to get vaccinated? Trust matters more than information.

That’s what we found by surveying more than 15 countries in five world regions

30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, some former Soviet-controlled countries are dismantling democracy. What happened?

How did Russia, populism and ‘illiberal democracy’ creep back in?

Uzbekistan had the same president for 25 years. What happens now?