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    Berlin’s New Pragmatism in an Era of Radical Uncertainty
    Jan31

    Berlin’s New Pragmatism in an Era of Radical Uncertainty

    Photo credit: elxeneize / Shutterstock, Inc. Abstract: Germany has emerged as the EU’s central economic and political power in today’s crisis-ridden Europe. The U.K., after the Brexit vote, has probably dropped out of global crisis management for quite a while and the United States, under President Barack Obama, already significantly...

    January 31st, 2017
    Jan31

    January 31st, 2017

    ALBANIA In Albania, Communism Still HurtsBBC 27 years since the fall of communism, Albania finally is opening up its secret police files. The secret service, known as Sigurimi, was brutal. It relied on a huge network of civilian informers to crush any dissent and keep the communist regime in power. At least 7,000 opponents of the regime were...

    Kiev and Kremlin Trade Blame Over Surge in East Ukraine Fighting
    Jan31

    Kiev and Kremlin Trade Blame Over Surge in East Ukraine Fighting

    January 31, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Three Confess to Kadyrov Assassination Plot: Report
    Jan31

    Three Confess to Kadyrov Assassination Plot: Report

    Though details remain sketchy, the affair seems to center around a feud between the Chechen leader and a prominent local family. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Unenergetic energy
    Jan31

    Unenergetic energy

    Economy European leaders adopted the EU Energy Security Strategy in Brussels at the end of May 2014, just three months after Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Naturally, it took several months to prepare the proposal and, in the spirit of these times, the issue of Europe’s energy dependency on Russia weighed heavily. It was emphasized...

    Military situation in eastern Ukraine worsens
    Jan31

    Military situation in eastern Ukraine worsens

    The foreign ministry of Ukraine expressed deep concern Monday night (30 January) over the “intensification of the Russian-terrorist forces in Donbas”. Other reports, however, speak of a “creeping offensive” of Ukrainian forces in an attempt to create “new facts on the ground”. …read more Source:...

    ‘Europe is suffering multi-morbidity’: a conversation with Claus Offe in Berlin
    Jan31

    ‘Europe is suffering multi-morbidity’: a conversation with Claus Offe in Berlin

    Can Europe prove that it’s capable of finding energy in its contradictions and differences and reinvent itself as a place the whole world respects? William Murphy/flickr, CC BY-SAThe writer-political thinker Albert Camus once commented that the true source of strength of modern Europe has been its ability to live on its contradictions,...

    Enemy No. 1 for Exposing Lawlessness & Repression in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Jan31

    Enemy No. 1 for Exposing Lawlessness & Repression in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Several dozen Russian lawyers have issued a hard-hitting statement in support for jailed Crimean Tatar rights lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and his colleagues who, they stress, are providing the last obstacle to total lawlessness in Russian-occupied Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Watch List: Jan. 30, 2017
    Jan30

    Watch List: Jan. 30, 2017

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Postcards Commemorating Ukraine War Dead Capture Human Dimension
    Jan30

    Postcards Commemorating Ukraine War Dead Capture Human Dimension

    Sent to people all across the world, the postcards aim to “make the war more personal,” says project’s initiator. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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