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The Sunday Show: Protests in Poland and Venezuela, the Sheremet Case, Cyber Warfare and Disinformation
23 July, 2017

✅ POLAND PROTESTS OVER "UN-DEMOCRATIC" LAW

The Polish parliament has passed a bill that would hand control over the Supreme Court to the ruling Law and Justice Party. The bill — which now only needs the signature of President Andrzej Duda — has sparked a wave of protests across the country. Hromadske breaks down what this means for Poland.

Featured Guest:

Maciej Kuziemski

Atlantic Council Millennium Fellow


✅ A YEAR WITHOUT PAVEL: MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS

A year after Pavel Sheremet’s car exploded in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine, family and friends of the acclaimed journalist are left with more questions than answers. The official investigation has produced no suspects. Hromadske speaks with those who knew Pavel best about the investigation and the future of the case.


✅ DISINFORMATION AND CYBER WARFARE

After the American and French elections, cyber warfare, disinformation, and Russian interference have become matters of grave public concern. But what is the role of the state in digital security? Should it protect us, and should we want such protection? Hromadske finds out.

Featured Guest:

Ben Nimmo

Atlantic Council Information Defense Fellow


✅ IS EUROMAIDAN INSPIRING VENEZUELAN PROTESTERS?

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is cracking down on the opposition. After the loyalist Supreme Court ruled to dissolve the opposition-controlled National Assembly, demonstrators gathered to protest against the unconstitutional move. Experts say the protesters are taking inspiration from Ukraine's Euromaidan protests. Hromadske takes a closer look.

Featured Guest:

Inaki Sagarzazu

Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas Tech University


✅ WHAT CAN EUROPE EXPECT AFTER GERMAN ELECTIONS

This September, Germans head to the polls to elect a new parliament. Hromadske looks at the what potential foreign policy the new German government may choose and what it could mean for Ukraine.

Featured Guest:

Andrej Novak

Expert on Eastern Europe at European Cosmopolitan Consulting