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US-Demanded EU Anti-Russia Sanctions Aim at Dividing Traditional Europe

The United States seeks to divide traditional Europe, which Russia is part of, by forcing EU member states to impose restrictive measures on Moscow, member of the Freedom Party of Austria (FPO) Johann Gudenus said Thursday, adding that the European Union's compliance with US demands highlights the bloc's weakness and dependence on Washington. Read more about US-Demanded EU Anti-Russia Sanctions Aim at Dividing Traditional Europe

Polish Constitutional Court crisis as a threat to the democratic principles of the EU

Конституционный кризис в Польше как угроза демократическим принципам ЕС

Report "Polish Constitutional Court crisis as a threat to the democratic principles of the EU" by Alexey Semenov, CIS-EMO Political Analyst, at Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016 (23 September 2016, Warsaw, Sofitel-Victoria). Read more about Polish Constitutional Court crisis as a threat to the democratic principles of the EU

Stanislav Byshok: The geopolitical process never ends

In relation to Ukraine, the interests of Brussels and Washington in recent years have significantly differed. Ukraine, for Washington, is a guarantee that, firstly, the European ambitions of Russia will be substantially limited, and secondly, the prospect of the creation of the Eurasian continental bloc from Lisbon to Vladivostok remains distant. Read more about Stanislav Byshok: The geopolitical process never ends

It’s Nato that’s empire-building, not Putin (The Spectator)

Two great land powers face each other. One of these powers, Russia, has given up control over 700,000 square miles of valuable territory. The other, the European Union, has gained control over 400,000 of those square miles. Which of these powers is expanding? Read more about It’s Nato that’s empire-building, not Putin (The Spectator)

What if Putin were nice? (Politico)

As the international condemnation of Vladimir Putin and his actions continues unabated, I keep wondering: What if Putin were nice, rather than mean? What would a Nice Putin have done differently over the past decade and a half — or today? Read more about What if Putin were nice? (Politico)

Ron Paul: Post-Coup Ukraine One Year Later

It was one year ago last weekend that a violent coup overthrew the legally elected government of Ukraine. That coup was not only supported by the US and EU governments -- much of it was actually planned by them. Looking back at the events that led to the overthrow it is clear that without foreign intervention Ukraine would not be in its current, seemingly hopeless situation. Read more about Ron Paul: Post-Coup Ukraine One Year Later

Putin's world: In it to win it (The American Interest)

The West’s inability to comprehend how Vladimir Putin sees the world means it has trouble thinking constructively about how to deal with him. Read more about Putin's world: In it to win it (The American Interest)

Kiev faces ´mountain of problems´ on electoral law ahead of EU/Ukraine summit

Mr Kochetkov, a frequent participant in conferences in the European Parliament, said, "One of the points of Mr Fule’s document clearly and unambiguously requires the Ukrainian authorities to remedy the deficiencies of the parliamentary elections, including those connected with the failure to calculate the election results in five single-mandate constituencies.”

A senior member of an international team of election monitors says they have faced "unprecedented pressure" since calling for "profound" reform of Ukraine´s electoral system. Read more about Kiev faces ´mountain of problems´ on electoral law ahead of EU/Ukraine summit