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Some dead people are more important than others.

On May 9th 2015, the Russian Federation will be celebrating the 70th anniversary of the victory over fascism. A military parade is annually organized for the victory parade. Commemorating this victory goes beyond simply attending a formal ceremony, or a tank defile....


Is Arctic Cooperation Falling Prey to the Ukraine Crisis?

On January 20-21, the Norwegian city of Tromsø once again was the venue for the international conference "Arctic Frontiers 2015" devoted to development issues in the Arctic region. With relations between Russia and the West at a low point due to the Ukraine crisis, questions arise if their future cooperation in the Arctic can be made possible in a full-fledged format....


International Affairs Forecast of the Year Contest

Dear colleagues, 2015 will mark the fourth year that our website hosts discussions on international issues with the participation of experts, bloggers and ordinary users. Traditionally, the most popular area of discussion focuses on forecasting and analytical materials....


France : État d’urgence ? (State of emergency?)

Jihadist took over Paris Ø It isn’t the first time France faces radical religious terrorism (Groupe Islamique Armé in the 1990’s). Ø It isn’t the first time terrorist attacks are conducted against Charlie Hebdo (the one in 2011 following the re-publishing of Danish caricatures), nor against French news agencies (shootout against Libération). Ø Charlie Hebdo has already been put on a list of targets, along with Salman Rushdie. Ø Like in...


Happy New Year and Merry Christmas!

Dear friends and colleagues, Happy New Year and Merry Christmas! We would like to wish you prosperity, happiness, love, well-being and good luck in the New Year! May 2015 be a year of success in your professional life, a year of new beginnings and successful projects! We would like to express our sincerest gratitude to you for being with us during this difficult, yet interesting and eventful year. We hope that you ...


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  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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