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Why I Am Sceptical About Eurosceptics

Most of the supposed “pro-Russian” European populists see the issue of Russia as nothing more than a bargaining chip in a higher-stakes game with Brussels The May elections to the European Parliament are fast approaching. Emissaries of Europe’s right-wing populist parties that position themselves as Russia’s main allies are visiting Moscow with increasing regularity. The voices of those who believe that the populist Eurosceptics are the only ones who can close the current rather unfortunate chapter...


Italy as Enfant Terrible of European Unity

For the European Union it is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain unity and solidarity On February 1, 2019, Italy blocked the European Union’s statement recognizing Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela, thereby compromising again the EU’s common foreign policy in front of the whole world. For the European Union it is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain unity and solidarity: today deep differences exist not only between the “old” and “new” members of the Union, but also within...


An Unforeseeable Europe

Traditional Technocratic Methods Can no Longer be Used to Solve Europe’s Problems 2016 was perhaps the most difficult year for Europe since the turn of the century. Under the inept leadership of David Cameron’s cabinet, the United Kingdom voted in favour of leaving the European Union. The United States elected Donald Trump, an outspoken critic of the European project, as its president. The European continent continued to fight the unprecedented influx of refugees and migrants. A wave of right-wing...


Italy and France: Used to Be Friends… or is it Suddenly not so?

It is obvious that today it is simply impossible to talk about fruitful cooperation between Italy and France for the cause of building a new “United Europe” On January 20, 2019, leader of Italy’s Five Star Movement and Deputy Prime Minister of the coalition cabinet Luigi Di Maio said that France is “one of those countries that by printing money for 14 African states prevents their economic development and contributes to the fact that the refugees leave […] on our coasts.” Later, he urged the...


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