BSSB.BE neweasterneurope.eu 21.05.2018
* For the six countries of the Eastern Partnership, or EaP, the sudden collapse of the Soviet Union meant that independence was as much an urgent crisis as it was an overnight opportunity.
Burdened by the …
BSSB.BE project-syndicate.org 24.04.2018
Balkans Danube Ex-USSR Germany
*The material and moral progress made possible by the Enlightenment is evident across a wide range of metrics, from human rights to life expectancy.
MADRID – The opening line of Charles Dickens’s A …
BSSB.BE intellinews.com 11.04.2018
*The small, open economies in the eastern part of the European Union will suffer disproportionately if the global trade war currently brewing extends to Europe, analysts have warned.
The first shots were fired in the …
BSSB.BE danube-region.eu 16.03.2018
Balkans Danube Ex-USSR
*In this position paper, the EUSDR is considered as a new territorial manifestation of the so called differentiated integration
The project of the common Europe has recently arrived to a turning point. The …
BSSB.BE berlinpolicyjournal.com 15.02.2018
* End of the Merkel era is finally coming. German leader Angela Merkel is the mistress of confidence trick politics. After almost three decades in the game and 18 years as head of her center-right …
BSSB.BE ecfr.eu Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic
*One important change is western EU states’ substantial loss of structural cohesion.
There was little evident increase in Croatia’s structural cohesion between 2007 (six years before it joined the European …
The CEOs of Davos were euphoric this year about the return to growth, strong profits, and soaring executive compensation. Economists reminded them that this growth is not sustainable, and has never been inclusive; but in …
- Poland’s reluctance to engage in EU defence cooperation and efforts to snub European defence companies are reducing its potential to emerge as a significant force in European defence. Political and personal considerations largely …
Balkans Danube Europe Ex-USSR Moldova Polska
Like youth everywhere, young people in Transnistria are depressed about little things but not as anxious as their peers in the West. The lack of information and the …
http://www.tkinter.smig.net BSSB.BE 17.02.2015
Consider, for a moment, the misfortunes of winemakers in Moldova, a former Soviet republic in southeastern Europe, tucked in between Ukraine and Romania.
Their country is the poorest in Europe, with a per …