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Multi-Speed Europe: Illusions and Reality

... “multi-speed Europe.” The five proposed scenarios of further integration contained grounds for bringing the discussion back to more general concepts, such as the meaning of integration and the price of unity. In this sense, the manoeuvre undertaken by Jean-Claude Juncker, an opponent of the multi-speed approach, both pre-empted the initiatives of European governments and made concessions, since it expounded the ideas of a “multi-speed Europe.” The paper proved more controversial than expected, ...


European Union Is Back in the Game

On September 13, 2017, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his annual State of the Union address before the European Parliament in Strasbourg [ 1 ]. The address prompted significant reaction both within the EU and far beyond its borders [ 2 ; 3 ; 4 ]. The Russian media too ran ...


Enviable … stagnation

I have a great liking for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. I first met him many years ago when he headed the Government of Luxembourg. It is hard to find among today’s world leaders a person more charming, wise, experienced, knowledgeable and at the same time so easy-going and ironic....


Jean-Claude Juncker is a united Europe proponent to the core

Interview with Alexei Gromyko, Acting Director of RAS Institute for European Studies The election of Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission President is commented on by Alexei Gromyko, Acting Director of RAS Institute for European Studies. Jean-Claude Juncker at the helm of the European Commission, a type of EU government, signifies a victory both ...


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