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Should Russia's chequebook diplomacy be a real concern in Europe?

Should Russia's chequebook diplomacy be a real concern in Europe?

The European Union is debating whether or not to include more countries from the Balkans in the organisation. The narrative is: integrate them into the West now, before they become puppets of Putin's Russia. But is that really true?   The "How" and "Why" of the EU's enlargement   In 2004, the European Union had its biggest enlargement process yet,…

Questions to ask your MEP candidates

Questions to ask your MEP candidates

In May of 2019, voters of European Union member states will elect a new European Parliament (EP),…

The Commission front-runner: who is Manfred Weber?

The Commission front-runner: who is Manfred Weber?

The German politician Manfred Weber is the current front-runner of the European People's Party…

Italy's funding threat will force the next European Commission to make fundamental choices

Italy's funding threat will force the next European Commission to make fundamental choices

In a recent statement, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi de Maio said that if the European…

EU institutions are back from their holidays--and so are Macron's demands

EU institutions are back from their holidays--and so are Macron's demands

Brussels has woken back up; but it's not only the trams and metros that are seeing themselves…

No tariffs, no non-tariff barriers, no subsidies. Yes, Trump wants this.

No tariffs, no non-tariff barriers, no subsidies. Yes, Trump wants this.

U.S president Donald Trump continues to be blamed for initiating a trade war with Europe, when…

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