Many people equate the European Union with Europe, overlooking a few nuances along the way. From a historical point of view, of course, it is clear that the EU, having contributed to ending centuries of war and violent conflict among its member states, nowadays embodies the antithesis of pre-1945 Europe. And in geographical terms, the EU’s successive enlargements have allowed it to reflect, far more closely than ever before, the full expanse of the European continent.
Azerbaijan's cooperation with Russia can solve many economic, political, regional and geopolitical issues, Alexander Karavayev, research fellow at the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, told .
Bulgaria’s special prosecution has pressed charges for the plunder of the Corporate Commercial Bank in 2014, listing suggestions about why the main defendant – the bank’s owner, Tsvetan Vasilev – is now in exile in Serbia.
The issue of the advantages and disadvantages of the current model of national security, as well as the status of Moldova's permanent neutrality, is being brought back, the process of gradual abolition of which was launched with the advent of pro-European parties in 2009. At the same time, the behind-the-scenes and public struggles related to neutrality are actually reduced to the problem of cooperation with the North Atlantic Alliance, which was confirmed by the recent decision of the Constitutional Court. At the same time, the situation around Moldova's neutral status may become part of a larger political combination.
With its new agreement, the JIT has shown it is serious about bringing the culprits to justice.
Poland appears heading toward a major showdown with the European Union after the country’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party rammed a hotly-contested judicial reform bill through parliament Saturday.
This March, Kazakhstan and Hungary marked the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations. The common roots and historical ties between the two nations have always served as a firm basis for mutual sympathy and trust. Today, a real boost in the bilateral cooperation is observed with significant growth in trade turnover, promotion of fruitful political dialogue and the sharing of common views on many issues on the international agenda.
Dag Detter, investment advisor and author on public commercial assets: Ukraine is virtually sitting on a gold mine, which is unknown and unmanaged
Improvement of public asset management is a key issue in Ukraine, and if in this case standards and level of living without tightening belts will be improved it is our dream. In fact, this is not a dream but a grounded theory that has become real in different parts of the world.
The three Baltic states along with the Visegrad four will seek equal direct payments to farmers across the European Union (EU) after 2020. The countries also plan to object the proposal on coverage of part of the direct payments from national budgets.
There is high investment activity and specific actions have already been made in this direction, the secretary general for International Economic Relations of the Foreign Ministry Giorgos Tsipras said on Friday in an interview with the Athens Macedonian News Agency’s radio station Praktoreio 104.9 FM.