All these scenarios show that the pro-democratic movements are difficult to train and support in the post-Soviet area, especially in the places were the Russian speaking population represent a considerable procentage of the population, so that the commercial and energetic dependence on the Russian Federation is very strong, the political power has to be shared with Moscow's loyal actors and the governments either they can't, nor they want to make fundamental political and economic reforms.
The European Council which will take place on the 18th-19th of June in Brussels will be unusual. The current topics on the agenda will be most probably outshone by the elections of a new President of the European Commission. However, there is a powerful trend of postponing the decision until October when the mandate of J. M. Barosso will expire formally.
In this report, CRPE has proposed solutions for the democratization of the European elections: Changing the voting system in order for the voters to have the possibility to choose between the incumbents of the same party, and a commitment of the incumbents that they would not leave the European Parliament early than their regular mandate time.