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German Elections Are over but the Suspense Is Still on

German elections are over but one never knows what kind of a cabinet there will be, not to mention its program On September 24, 2017 Germany held its federal election which proved to be the pivotal point, if not for the entire German political system, then ...

16.10.2017

Germany: Elections Over, Uncertainty Remains

German voters render an impartial verdict on the parties in the current coalition that will force the parties’ leaders to revise their strategies Kerim Has: Turkey and Germany: Souring Relations between Strategic Allies The Bundestag elections that took place on Sunday September 24, 2017 yielded a number of surprises. Contrary to predictions, the 76.2 per cent voter turnout was significantly higher than in 2013 (71.5 per cent). Exit polls conducted by Germany’s leading demoscopic ...

26.09.2017

Russia-Germany Relations after 2017 Parliamentary Elections in Germany Discussed at Friedrich Naumann Foundation Round Table

... Russia being accused of involvement in Germany's political process as well as possible shifts in Russia-Germany relations should the ruling coalition in Berlin change. On June 6, Moscow hosted a round table "The Influence of 2017 Parliamentary Elections in Germany on the Future of Russia-Germany Relations" held under the auspices of German Friedrich Naumann Stiftung within the "Russia-EU Dialog" project. Julius von Freytag-Loringhoven, Head of the Moscow office of Friedrich ...

06.06.2017

2017 French Presidential Elections: a decisive choice for the improvement of Russian-French relations

... intends to base her foreign policy on three axioms: non-interference, sovereignty and political freedom. This is roughly the rhetoric defended by Putin's Russia. However, Marine Le Pen will confronted to the "favorite" of the French political elections, Emmanuel Macron. What will come out for Russia in case of Macron`s victory? According to Macron`s official position, he does not adopt an anti-Russian or conflicting approach toward Russia. In fact, he tends to avoid concrete declaration regarding ...

21.04.2017

Ex-Russian Foreign Minister Hopes US Policy on Syria Will Change After Elections

President of the Russian International Affairs Council and former Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov has expressed a hope that Washington's policy on Syria will change after the US presidential election. "In recent months, we can see that US diplomacy is controlled by internal political battles and its decisions are primarily motivated by the results of the upcoming election. The most obvious manifestation of this policy is the approach to the Syrian conflict. Hopefully after the election, the situation...

01.11.2016

Ex-Russian Foreign Minister Hopes US Policy on Syria Will Change After Elections

President of the Russian International Affairs Council and former Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov has expressed a hope that Washington's policy on Syria will change after the US presidential election. "In recent months, we can see that US diplomacy is controlled by internal political battles and its decisions are primarily motivated by the results of the upcoming election. The most obvious manifestation of this policy is the approach to the Syrian conflict. Hopefully after the election, the situation...

25.10.2016

Parliamentary Elections in Georgia: All Tests Passed

The parliamentary elections that took place in Georgia on October 8, 2016 served as a multidimensional political test. The Georgian Dream party, which has “slimmed down” in the political sense (four years ago it was part of a coalition), now operates as a single ...

13.10.2016

Spain: Regional Elections in the Midst of a Political Dead End

Spain has been without a permanent government since December 2015, when the parliamentary elections failed to produce a consensus among the parties on the formation of a new cabinet — a scenario that was repeated in June following the pre-term general election. The political deadlock demoralizes society and negatively affects the country’s ...

05.10.2016

Berlin Elections: A Victory for the Protest Parties

The Berlin state election – the fifth and final election of the calendar year in Germany – was held on September 18. In terms of party-political processes, the results are particularly intriguing, especially given the upcoming elections to the lower house of the German parliament (the Bundestag) to be held later this month. Main Results The Social Democratic Party of Germany won the majority of the votes (21.6 %, down by 6.7 % from 2011), followed by the Christian Democratic ...

26.09.2016

U.S. Elections: Is It Time to Choose the China Patterns?

Interview with Michael Tomasky Michael Tomasky, Special Correspondent for The Daily Beast and Editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas , shares his opinion on Donald Trump’s and Hillary Clinton’s election campaigns, as well as his thoughts on the future of Russia-U.S. relations. Tomasky is the author of Left for Dead: The Life, Death, and Possible Resurrection of Progressive Politics in America (1996), and of Hillary's Turn: Inside Her Improbable, Victorious Senate Campaign (2001)...

15.06.2016
 

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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