Tag: EU

Europe’s Peacekeeping Process

Call the European Union anything you want: an organization, an association, a community, etc. But the EU is a state just like Russia, China or any other. The main difference between the EU and Russia is that the European Union is a confederation, whereas Russia is a federation. Interestingly, a […]

Nobel Insane Asylum

A rare and extravagant news has come from the Nobel Committee: The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the European Union – an organization comprising 27 European nations that has absolutely nothing to do with international military and political conflicts management according to its charter. It doesn’t even possess […]

The Integration of Eurasia and Berlin

«Today we’re partners, but not friends» – said Russian ambassador to Germany Vladimir Grinin meeting journalists from different countries in Berlin by the end of April. After many years of assurances that the both countries are strategic partners, the opinion mainly expressed by Russian politicians, one should welcome the more […]

The Arab World: From Nationalism to Tribalism

The “parade of autonomies” we are currently witnessing in the Arab world, primarily in Iraq and Libya, is an indicator of the crisis the region’s nation-states are undergoing. Unlike Europe, however, it is less a consequence of integrationist trends than an indicator of the Greater Middle East’s archaism, its return […]

Anti-Globalism As a Mirror of Changing World

Last weekend was marked by new anti-globalization campaigns, this time in Perth, Australia, where a Commonwealth’s summit had kicked off.According to Alex Bainbridge, one of the campaign’s initiators, they are advocating for observation of human rights, protection of the environment, protesting against nuclear weapons and corruption. The Australian protesters condemned […]

Is Euro Becoming «Contageous»?

For quite a time history of economic crises was able to do with a brief list of vivid images. The term «Black Thursday», for instance, has unequivocally meant the exchange collapse of 1929 for many years. Yet the time went by, crises took place all the more often and now […]

A Fairy-Tale About Europe

On the 17th of October EU summit is to take place — primary issue on the agenda of the day is the extension of Schengen zone to the EU freshmen of Bulgaria and Romania. Yet, the latest events have endangered the Schengen extension. Holland and Finland object to that, while […]

Who Needs A Crisis in Kosovo?

A new round of tensions in Kosovo recently grew out of a “trade war” at the border of the breakaway province. Formally, the conflict can be traced back to Pristina’s July 20 decision to ban imports from Serbia, a step supposed to mirror the position taken by Belgrade which does […]