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    The TTIP of the spear
    Oct15

    The TTIP of the spear

    IT IS becoming hard to remember a time when Europe was not in crisis. The European Union doused the Greek fire (though the embers still glow) only to be confronted with flows of refugees it could not manage. Relations with Russia, already gravely wounded by the invasion of Ukraine, are now further complicated by the Kremlin’s deployment in...

    Crash course
    Oct15

    Crash course

    ELSEMIEK DE BORST was 17, about to enter her final year of secondary school. She enjoyed playing the piano and worked part-time at a pancake house near her father’s home outside The Hague; she dreamt of one day becoming an architect. But first came the summer holidays. On July 17th 2014 she packed her suitcase (purple, with red flowers) and...

    Growing home guard needs more resources, says officer
    Oct15

    Growing home guard needs more resources, says officer

    The Estonian Defense League, a voluntary home guard, has seen the number of new recruits increase since the Ukraine crisis began. The institution is aiming to increase its numbers to 30,000, double the current participation. …read more Source:...

    Joseph Conrad and the lure of solitude
    Oct15

    Joseph Conrad and the lure of solitude

    The sceptical doubt that infuses Conrad’s work – particularly his last great novel, Victory – has to do with the human world, which he believed was moved by illusions. “It was the very essence of his life to be a solitary achievement, accomplished not by hermit-like withdrawal with its silence and immobility, but by a system of restless...

    Belaruspolicy.com, Election, Alexievich – Ostrogorski Centre Digest
    Oct15

    Belaruspolicy.com, Election, Alexievich – Ostrogorski Centre Digest

    At the Congress of Belarusian Studies The Ostrogorski Centre, the organisation behind Belarus Digest, starts publishing regular updates about its activities, including new projects, and comments by its analysts. During the the first half of October Belarus saw two major events: the presidential elections and the first ever Nobel prize awarded to...

    Belaruspolicy.com, Election, Alexievich – Ostrororgski Centre Digest
    Oct15

    Belaruspolicy.com, Election, Alexievich – Ostrororgski Centre Digest

    Y. Kryvoi, D. Melyantsou, A. Kazakevich at the Congress of Belarusian Studies The Ostrogorski Centre, the organisation behind Belarus Digest, starts publishing regular updates about its activities, including new projects, and comments by its analysts. During the the first half of October Belarus saw two major events: the presidential elections...

    Ukraine: No reason to close airspace before MH17
    Oct15

    Ukraine: No reason to close airspace before MH17

    According to Olexander Horin, the Ukrainian ambassador in the Netherlands, his country had no reason to close the airspace above the conflict area before the disaster with flight MH17. The post Ukraine: No reason to close airspace before MH17 appeared first on NL Times. …read more Source: NL...

    Estonian special forces to train Ukrainian soldiers
    Oct15

    Estonian special forces to train Ukrainian soldiers

    Estonian Defense Force members, along with troops from allied nations, will begin teaching Ukrainian soldiers this fall. …read more Source:...

    airBaltic to increase number of flights between Ukraine and Russia via Riga
    Oct15

    airBaltic to increase number of flights between Ukraine and Russia via Riga

    Latvian national airline airBaltic already offers good deals on flights to and from the Ukrainian and Russian capitals, and points out that it is convenient to use Riga as a transit destination for flights between Riga and Kyiv, especially after both Ukraine and Russia closed their airspace for commercial airlines from the other country....

    EU Leaders to Meet Over Refugee Crisis, UK Referendum, Ukraine
    Oct15

    EU Leaders to Meet Over Refugee Crisis, UK Referendum, Ukraine

    The Heads of State or Government of the 28 member states of the EU will convene at a regular meeting of the European Council in Brussels on Thursday and Friday. The refugee crisis facing Europe will be the main topic of discussion at the summit as leaders will continue efforts towards establishing an effective, humanitarian and safe European...

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