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Turkey: after Gezi Park a perpetual mourning

After the recent tragedy at the Soma mine - where over three hundred people died - Turkish police opened fire on activists in the...

And now, Tatars of Crimea want their independence too

The 18 of May Tatars in Crimea commemorated 70 years since their people were deported to Central Asia by Josef Stalin, but the self-proclaimed...

The “Kalevala” in the European Community of romantic myths

The lack of cohesion in Europe is a current issue, but strong ties are not lacking in the history of national states away from...

The Conchita Wurst case and the Russia’s fear of EuroSodoma

The Eurovision song contest, long before the Italian TV decided to broadcast it, has been a top of the year happening in the past...

The most dangerous day for Ukraine

The dead toll of May 2 clashes in Odessa is still counting as Ukraine is entering its most dangerous days since its independence. The...

The Academy of Denmark goes green

Today, the Danish Academy (built in 1967 by Danish architect Kay Fischer) is a typical example of Scandinavian modernism in Rome: renovation work will...

Why Slovyansk?

Slovyansk has become the pivot of the Ukrainian crisis, occupying the front pages of international newspapers and the headlines of the news channels all...

The little green men are back

The U.S. State Department has released a dozen of pictures of gunmen in eastern Ukraine wearing uniforms similar to Russian soldiers and brandishing Russian...

Is the Eurasian Union becoming a mirage?

The Eurasian Union makes today a step forward, as the prime ministers of Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan – the funding members of the Custom...

Doku Umarov is alive. No, he is dead instead

Rumors about the killing of Chechen’s terrorist group leader Doku Umarov have been spreading since last summer, but only today Russian authorities confirmed his...

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