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16.07.2019
“Democracy is like a sand castle”

UCL assistant professor Brian Klaas discusses the West’s role in global democratic decline and what should be done to reverse this trend.

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29.04.2019
Renewables in the Energy Security Landscape in Poland and Ukraine

In the long run, the transition to renewable energy may prove key to breaking Poland and Ukraine’s dependency on Russian gas.

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23.04.2019
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: A Revolutionary Legacy

Today, the UDHR remains an important reference point and source of inspiration for activists across the globe.

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29.10.2018
“Russia feels like it’s winning”: Hacking Relations between Russia and the West

A discussion on Russia’s relationship with the EU, power politics, and the annexation of Crimea.

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26.07.2018
Dark globalisation: the politics of spectacle

Putin’s Russia is governed by means of political theatre designed to deflect and distract. From ‘us’ vs. ‘them’ foreign policy to anxious masculinity, this politics has spread from Russia to Europe and the United States, corroding democracy on the way.

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26.06.2018
Liberal Democracy’s War with Itself

With authoritarian populism on the rise, liberal democracy in Europe is facing an existential crisis. In this interview, Yascha Mounk, author of The People vs. Democracy, hashes out the conundrum facing democracies old and new.

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15.03.2018
The Kremlin’s loyal friends in Europe

Across Europe, complex entanglements link the Kremlin and the far right. How do these relations work and what’s in it for Russia?

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13.06.2017
Selling its Future Competitiveness? Why Europe Needs to Screen Foreign Investments

Foreign investment into the EU often have political, as well as economic, motivations. Should the EU act on this?

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01.04.2017
The Baltic Sea Region: “A Tradition of Mistrust” Returns

The Baltic Sea region is a precarious and sensitive area – and increasingly so due to the competing influences and power games playing out between various actors in the region.

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01.04.2017
The Suicide of the Atlantic West

With a shifting global balance of power, former German Foreign Minister and Vice-chancellor Joschka Fischer talks about the EU’s role and how it can promote global stability.

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