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Visa-free regime with the EU – Ukrainian small victory in the difficult war

From 11th June 2017 Ukrainians are finally able to travel to the European Union without visas. One step in Ukraine’s European way of development, so much expected and fought for, but what does visa-free regime really mean for the country?… Continue Reading →

The conflict in Donbas through the eyes of a young local

Arina, could you please introduce yourself? I am Arina Kozlova. I am 18 years old and I come from Luhansk. The military conflict in the Donbas region forced me to leave my city, and, subsequently, the country, as with many… Continue Reading →

Russia’s thorny road to democracy – Part II

This is the second part of an interview with Russian oppositionist and fighter for democratic rights and freedoms, Igor Sharapov. He talks about the development of democracy in Russia, his life-long struggle with Russia’s tyrannical regime, Russian foreign relations, and… Continue Reading →

The end of Ataturk’s dream for Turkey?

The most European Muslim country, which has struggled for European Union’s membership for years, has just stepped backwards to its ‘roots’. In Sunday’s referendum, a majority voted to give more powers to the Turkish president, which could make Recep Tayyip… Continue Reading →

Russia’s thorny road to democracy – Part I

This is the first part of an interview with Russian oppositionist and fighter for democratic rights and freedoms, Igor Sharapov. He talks about the development of democracy in Russia, his life-long struggle with Russia’s tyrannical regime, Russian foreign relations, and… Continue Reading →

The usual day at war in Ukraine – 8 soldiers will never come back

26th March 2017 was just an ordinary day at the war in Ukraine, 3 soldiers were killed and 9 were wounded, while the crashed helicopter added 5 more deaths. Such information is not a sensation any more, it is a… Continue Reading →

Chinese flirt with Russia over the Ukraine crisis

As a global player China has a possibility for independent actions following its interests. Due to its economic and military power, the country can choose the most favorable foreign policy development with no regard to most of the other states…. Continue Reading →

Ukrainian Science is in Decay

An interview with a Ukrainian professor and member of Ukrainian National Academy of Science, who did not want to reveal his name due to fear of losing his job. How would you describe the development of science in Ukraine in… Continue Reading →

The world should be ready for Russian cyber warfare

Russian cyber warfare was underestimated by many countries for a long time. Every time a cyber-attack happens, the victim state is unprepared and shocked. The perception of Russia’s use of the new tactic should be changed and the world should… Continue Reading →

Russian film ‘Viking’ is yet another way to annoy Ukraine

At the end of December 2016, the film, ‘Viking’, was released in cinemas across Russia. It set an absolute record among the country’s filmgoers, gathering $1 billion in the box office within its first nine days. It is also said… Continue Reading →

Trump’s attitude – a chance for Europe to grow up

Every challenge can be used as an opportunity. Donald Trump’s victory in American Presidential elections 2016 shocked the whole world, but the impact was most largely felt across democratic Europe. With Hillary Clinton’s large support from European leaders, a widespread… Continue Reading →

Data security in the XXI century

We provide our data so openly in Internet, that can easily become victims of their usage against us. Additionally, our lives have become so dependent on technology that any cyberattack can make us completely helpless. Data sharing in Internet Twenty… Continue Reading →

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