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Russia Literature

Russia Literature

The beginnings of literature were, in their essence, the direct heirs of the long and tumultuous Soviet literary tradition, particularly in the last decade of the twentieth century, rich in discoveries and rediscoveries. In...

EU Crises, Causes and Opportunities 2

EU Crises, Causes and Opportunities Part II

4: Economic crisis After the financial crisis hit large parts of Europe in 2007-08, Germany did reasonably well. In previous years, the country had failed to be swept away by low borrowing rates and...

Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline

South Caucasus Political Overview Part III

5: Balance art to promote democracy GEORGIA is the most democratic country in the South Caucasus, with regular real elections. The democratically inspired Rose Revolution in 2003 ushered in a generational change in Georgian...

Border crossing between Georgia and Abkhazia

South Caucasus Political Overview Part II

In 2015, despite negotiations on an association agreement with the EU (looser accession than full membership – gets many of the benefits of the agreement, but not co-determination), Armenia chose to join the Russian-initiated...

President Aliyev is hosting President Putin

South Caucasus Political Overview Part I

In the spring of 2016 , the protracted conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan flared up again, in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave. In 2016, the parliamentary elections in Georgia announced to European politicians that the country...

Ukraine at Another Crossroads 3

Ukraine at Another Crossroads Part III

7: How does the outside world stand? What is happening in Ukraine is therefore not only interpreted as a struggle for political power in Ukraine. The struggle is also seen as a kind of...