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17Sep
September 17, 2017 Blog, Sandra Kaziukonyte , 0

A Russian-led strategic military exercise that has been the focus of Western anticipation for a while has finally started on the 14th of September and will last till the 20th of September. “Zapad 2017” (every four year planned military drills) by some Western countries are believed to be the...

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11Sep
September 11, 2017 Blog, Boglárka Judit Rusz 0

The members of the 19th Bundestag and the next chancellor of Germany will be elected in late September 2017. This election has significant consequences not just for Germany but for Europe and for the whole world as well. During the election “seven” political parties will compete for the votes....

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9Sep

The topic of migration is one of the hot topics in contemporary political coverage, due to the refugee movements of recent years. But apart from such involuntary, conflictual migration movements, there are also highly regulated forms like the controversial skilled labour migration. Within skilled labour migration, the permission to...

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4Aug
August 04, 2017 Interviews 0

Nowadays, in the declarations of Human Rights of both European Union and UN there articles regarding freedom of expression and of press. According to you, what does freedom of press mean and is this right respected in Europe? The question is indeed complicated; it is very difficult to give...

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4Aug

Because of its geographical position in the Mediterranean, Malta is receiving a very large amount of refugees as it is the first European outpost encountered by refugee flows from Northern Africa and the Middle East. Together with Spain and Italy, the small island has to bear the bulk of...

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20Jul
July 20, 2017 Blog, Tamar Buachidze 0

Racism – “the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason”. (Abraham Joshua Heschel) There are hundreds of definitions of racism out of which the most widely accepted one focuses on its meaning as discrimination, prejudice and antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief...

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30Jun

We are all taught at a very young age that once before Hungary was much bigger than it is today, having borders stretching further in every possible direction. In this September I had the chance to travel to one of the lost regions digging a little deeper into its...

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29Jun

Poland is the most important destination state in the European Union for Ukrainian and Belarusian migrants. One of the reasons can be seen in the similarity of Slavic languages. Moreover the cultures share the same roots. Migrations have an enormous influence on the society. The integral part of the...

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28Jun

500,000 – that is a number of foreigners in the Czech Republic. Around 60,000 among them are from Vietnam. They are the third largest minority in the country. The first Vietnamese came already to Czechoslovakia where they were studying under the agreement about increasing the qualifications of the young...

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27Jun

In East-Central Europe, despite of our common roots, we are divided by so many historical traumas. We have cultural traumas in common, e.g. the German or the Soviet occupation, but there are some more we caused to each other, as the national identities of this region born, evolved and...

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