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    Debate: Education law in Ukraine causes friction
    Sep16

    Debate: Education law in Ukraine causes friction

    The parliament in Kiev has passed an education law aimed at modernising Ukraine’s school system. Fierce criticism of the law has been voiced in Hungary and Russia, while Romania and Poland have been more moderate in their appraisals. Critics in these countries find it outrageous that classes in minority languages are to be severely...

    Debate: Provocative new Polish passports?
    Aug10

    Debate: Provocative new Polish passports?

    Poles are to be issued new passports to mark the 100th anniversary of the country’s independence in 2018. But the new designs for the passports proposed by the Ministry of the Interior in an online vote have already sparked protests because they include images of sites of historical significance for Poland which are located in modernday...

    Little to do with Ukraine | Tages-Anzeiger – Switzerland
    Jul27

    Little to do with Ukraine | Tages-Anzeiger – Switzerland

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    Debate: A rapprochement between Merkel and Putin?
    May03

    Debate: A rapprochement between Merkel and Putin?

    Kremlin boss Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met on Tuesday in Sochi for the first time in two years. Both stressed the importance of the Minsk Protocol and the OSCE monitoring missions in eastern Ukraine. While some commentators fail to see any signs of rapprochement, others evoke the possibility of a pragmatic solution to the...

    Debate: Should Europe spend more on defence?
    Feb20

    Debate: Should Europe spend more on defence?

    The new US administration has emphatically reminded Nato members of their commitment to invest two percent of their GDP in defence. In the wake of the Ukraine crisis it was resolved in 2014 that this goal would be met by 2024. Apart from the US, however, only Estonia, Greece, Britain and Poland fulfil their military obligations. Europe’s...

    Europe must not leave Ukraine in the lurch | Der Spiegel – Germany
    Feb07

    Europe must not leave Ukraine in the lurch | Der Spiegel – Germany

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    Ukraine deal meets naysayers halfway | NRC Handelsblad – Netherlands
    Dec16

    Ukraine deal meets naysayers halfway | NRC Handelsblad – Netherlands

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    Debate: New findings on downing of MH17
    Sep29

    Debate: New findings on downing of MH17

    Just over two years after Flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine international investigators published their latest findings on Wednesday, according to which the plane was hit by a Buk missile fired by a rocket launcher brought from Russia into the rebel area. Many commentators see this as confirmation of the long held suspicion that...

    EU stabs Kiev in the back with Nord Stream 2 | Savon Sanomat – Finland
    Jan20

    EU stabs Kiev in the back with Nord Stream 2 | Savon Sanomat – Finland

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    Lift sanctions against Russia now | Il Giornale – Italy
    Jan18

    Lift sanctions against Russia now | Il Giornale – Italy

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