The film “Smachnogo!”: The art of finding common values.

The promotion of Ukrainian culture in the global dimension dictates the need to find new means that are adequate to the expectations and needs of the inhabitants of the modern world. The key to success here should be the ingenuity and unordinary approaches, the development of the original form of presentation of artistic content, the […]

Kamala Harris Won in Miami, but Vladimir Putin Won in Osaka

As the first Democratic debates of the 2020 campaign ended Thursday night, in a Miami theatre, President Donald Trump walked into the official photograph of the G-20 summit of world leaders, in Osaka, Japan. Strolling alongside him was the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, who, hours earlier, had declared Western-style liberalism dead and “no longer tenable” […]

Ukrainian citizens launched a flash mob on yesterday’s PACE resolution

Ukrainian citizens launched a flash mob on yesterday’s PACE resolution You very well know that in 2014 the Crimea, part of the sovereign territory of Ukraine was annexed by the Russian Federation. Part of Eastern Ukraine was occupied by the Russian troops and rebellions. For already 5 years the blood has been shedding in Ukraine. […]

G20 Summit 2019: Will It Be Just Another Gathering Of World Leaders?

The G20 has gradually transformed itself from a forum for economic crisis management — through international cooperation and discussion on specific policy issues — to a grand gathering, in which world leaders come together to reaffirm their commitment to already agreed global goals. The leaders of the world’s twenty largest economies will meet for the […]

Czechs demand PM Babis quit in biggest protest since communist era

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czechs turned out in their thousands on Sunday in Prague to call for the ousting of Prime Minister Andrej Babis, in the biggest show of public discontent since the 1989 Velvet Revolution which overthrew Communism. The rally in Letna park was the culmination of a series of demonstrations in recent weeks against […]

The Saudi–Turkish Antagonism

The long-standing rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Turkey has given way to open hostility and a power struggle extending across the Middle East and the Horn of Africa. The antagonism is affecting Ankara and Riyadh’s ties with actors from outside the region and complicating the policies of these actors in the Middle East. The fallout […]

Nord Stream 2: From EU Law To US Sanctions Law

Rainer Seele, the chief executive officer of Austrian energy company OMV and corporate ally of Gazprom, recently called on Europe to defend itself from the proposed US sanctions aimed to stop Nord Stream 2. It is far from clear to which ‘Europe’ Seele is referring. In December 2018, the European Parliament voted 433 to 105 […]

Seven Dangers of Engaging with the Occupied Donbas—and Opportunities for the New Ukrainian President

Ukraine’s new president says he wants to end the Russian-backed war in the country’s east. However, it won’t be easy. There are at least seven dangers of engaging with the occupied territories of the Donbas. The first danger is that a class of highly educated and trained leaders is completely absent. All key positions, whether […]