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Russia’s New World of Digital Protester

Social networking has become the instrument of choice for anti-government, helping to unite public opinion. The government can control television and print media, but not the...

Eurobond Countdown

While working toward austerity remains a vital quest, it’s not enough to guarantee the EU’s future. The Union must adopt bolder strategies to stimulate...

Western Shore

Europe in Small Steps  

The Kurdish Question Cut Deep in Turkey

Relations between Turks and minority Kurds eased in 2009, suggesting better times ahead. But since then the debate has lapsed back into contentiousness. The...

The Crash That Reworked Turkey

Amysterious 1996 car crash suggested complicity between the government and crime syndicates, altering the face of Turkey and helping to usher in the Erdogan...

Tale of Four Cities

Impressive growth in the cities of Wroclaw, Poznan, Gdansk and Warsaw are collective proof of the boom that Poland has experienced since joining the...

Eastern Europe’s Ghost Children

When parents in Romania, Ukraine and Moldova escaped awful domestic conditions to seek work elsewhere, many left their children behind. The pattern has led...

Along the Danube

Both a United Nations study and a World Wildlife Fund report recently described the Danube as among the top-10 most “at risk” rivers on...

Dosier: China and India: Geopolitical Chess in Asia

China has supplanted Japan as Asia's superpower. It is now seeking to fortify widespread diplomatic gains by consolidating energy resources in southeast and Central...

The Chinese mafia’s modus operandi in Italy

Chinese criminal organisations are building an increasingly powerful and widespread presence in Italy through illegal activities such as illegal immigration, prostitution and counterfeiting, not...

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