The European Union, Nationalism and the Crisis of Europe

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23.01.2015

Last week, I wrote about the crisis of Islamic radicalism and the problem of European nationalism. This week’s events give me the opportunity to address the question of European nationalism again, this time from the standpoint of the European Union and the European Central Bank, using a term that only an economist could invent: “quantitative easing.” European media has been flooded for the past week with leaks about the European…

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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Dead

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died, Saudi state television announced early on Friday local time.
23.01.2015

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died, Saudi state television announced early on Friday local time. Abdullah’s designated successor is Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, his 79-year-old half-brother. Abdullah had been in poor health in recent months. Reuters reports that the king had been admitted to a Riyadh hospital in December for medical tests. The royal court announced in January that Abdullah was suffering from pneumonia. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz is believed…

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Polish politicians plan to send their troops for war in the Donbass

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23.01.2015

The main and deadly enemy for Poland is Russia, think some Polish political leaders. Poland should consider its participation of their militaries in combat actions in Ukraine to support the neighbor in the struggle against the Russian aggression, said Thursday in the interview with Polish radio station RMF FM the presidential candidate of the Poland’s largest opposition party “Zakon I spravedlivost” Andjey Duda. “Poland could provide support. We should think…

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Have the arm or leg shot off? No problem – get a memorable tag from American General

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23.01.2015

American General thanked crippled Ukrainian soldiers by giving them memorable tags. It was the commander-in-chief of the US Army in Europe General Ben Hodges. The American military, who arrived in Kyiv for providing consultations on methods of warfare, after visiting of the hospital said about the courage and talent of Ukrainian leaders and soldiers. “We were given an order to shoot at a certain point from the infantry combat vehicle,…

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In Donetsk in result of the explosion near the bus stop 13 people were killed

Thirteen people were killed in the explosion near the bus stop in Donetsk reported the Defense Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. “An hour and a half ago there was explosion near the bus stop. According to preliminary data, thirteen people were killed and three wounded. The trolley and the bus were destroyed “, – told reporters the head of the political Department of the DPR Defence Ministry Eduard…

22.01.2015
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Georgian General: about 100 Georgia citizens are fighting on the side of Ukraine

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21.01.2015

About a hundred Georgian militaries are fighting on the side of the Ukrainian Security Forces, said General Georgiy Kalandadze during the live broadcast from Kiev. “The number of Georgia citizens is constantly changing, but in general about a hundred Georgian militaries take part in the combat actions,” – said Kalandadze in the interview to the TV company “Rustavi 2” on Tuesday night. Earlier Georgian Minister of Justice Thea Tsulukiani stated…

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Lavrov and Kerry discussed the need for a ceasefire in Ukraine

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21.01.2015

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the U.S. State Secretary John Kerry on Tuesday held a telephone conversation at the initiative of the American side. “When discussing the Ukrainian perspective, the Minister underlined the need for a ceasefire and the start of the conflicting sides heavy weapons withdrawal from the contact line in accordance with the Minsk agreement,”…

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