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More than money, a change of attitude is needed in order to modernize the continent’s defense strategy.
A Eurovision performance shines a powerful light on the lives of Russian women.
Experts’ predictions of further threats to media freedom don’t reflect the whole story.
There is a green specter on the horizon. Or is that a green chance?
When the far right gets into government, it might take less-extreme positions – or shove mainstream parties rightward. From the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
The westernmost city in Ukraine preserves the lively energy of the Czechoslovakia of a century ago. From Respekt.
As Kosovo’s senior women’s team gears up for its first European tournament, it can take valuable lessons from another ex-Yugoslav country.
The Yugoslav leader’s legacy began to unravel soon after his 1980 death. From Global Voices.
The appointment of a new rector linked to the ruling party set off large protests at a top Istanbul university. From Inside Turkey.
Falling support for traditional left-wing parties reflects a transformation of the Czech electorate and politics. From Respekt.
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