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Stanislav Byshok: Évaluation de la crise ukrainienne par les eurosceptiques de l’UE (FRENCH)

A French translation of Stanislav Byshok's article on the evaluation of the Ukraine crisis by certain right-wing Eurosceptic parties of the EU. From the author's point of view, Eurosceptics view the Ukraine issue in the framework of their criticism of Brussels' policies of "infinite enlargement". Right-wing parties instrumentalize Ukraine so at to attack "eurocrats". Read more about Stanislav Byshok: Évaluation de la crise ukrainienne par les eurosceptiques de l’UE (FRENCH)

BYSHOK: La crise systémique de l’intégration européenne — l’évolution, les causes et les perspectives

The article "The systematic crisis of the European intergation: evolution, causes, prospects" by CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok was published in French-language magazine "Sans Frontières" (July-August 2017 issue), of which Mr. Byshok is a member of the editorial board.  Read more about BYSHOK: La crise systémique de l’intégration européenne — l’évolution, les causes et les perspectives

Stanislav Byshok: Pour l’Europe, mais contre l’Union européenne - nouvelles tendances dans l’Ancien Monde (FRENCH)

The article "For Europe but against the EU: New trends of the Old World" by CIS-EMO political analyst Stanislav Byshok was published in francophone magazine Sans Frontières (September 2016 issue), of which Mr. Byshok has recently become an editor.  Read more about Stanislav Byshok: Pour l’Europe, mais contre l’Union européenne - nouvelles tendances dans l’Ancien Monde (FRENCH)

France’s far right forms bloc in European Parliament (Politico)

Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front party said Monday it had enough support to form a group in the European Parliament named “Europe of Nations and Freedoms”, a long-awaited move that will boost the group’s influence in the assembly.  Read more about France’s far right forms bloc in European Parliament (Politico)

As Europe’s Political Landscape Shifts, Two-Party System Fades (NYT)

Sixty years ago, the two main British political parties, the Conservatives and Labour, took 96 percent of the vote in a clearly defined two-party system. Today, as Britain undergoes a bitter campaign before the May 7 election, the two parties are expected to split less than two-thirds of the vote. Read more about As Europe’s Political Landscape Shifts, Two-Party System Fades (NYT)

The National Front’s strength makes French politics a three-way affair (The Economist)

Sometimes small elections are markers of major political change. France’s latest vote may well turn out to be just such an election. On the face of it, the outcome will be a straightforward victory for the centre-right, led by Nicolas Sarkozy, a former president. In reality, it marks a shift in France from alternating two-party politics to a more fluid tripartite system. Read more about The National Front’s strength makes French politics a three-way affair (The Economist)