Kateryna Byelova is an Assistant Europe Research Manager at ACLED, managing the coding of political violence and protest events in Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. She holds a MS in International Development Studies from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, and is based in the Netherlands.

Regional Overview: Europe
1-7 March 2020

Last week, demonstrations in the Balkans, Southeastern and Eastern Europe continued at similar levels and over the same issues as weeks prior. Key developments were violent clashes between migrants and Greek security forces at the Greek-Turkish border, demonstrations of veterans in Moldova, and a government reshuffle in Ukraine. In Serbia, citizens continued anti-government demonstrations calling…

Regional Overview: Europe 3 – 9 November 2019

Last week, demonstration events increased across the Balkans, Southeastern Europe and Eastern Europe over a wide range of local and national issues. Notable developments were increased opposition against hosting migrants in Greece, protests ahead of the elections in Belarus, and nationwide protests in Ukraine over the death of an anti-corruption activist.  In Greece, people demonstrated…