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Pax Indica. Media review

The government of India is planning to make adjustments to foreign policy of the country. For instance, the authorities have arrived at the conclusion that they have been giving insufficient attention to South-East Asia. As the Straits Times notes, ‘Delhi actually has surrendered the initiative to Beijing that is intensifying …

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The government and the society: communication problem

The character of mutual relations between the government and the society are traditionally considered to be the developmental quotient of national democratic institutions. Together with that, there are matters of principle in this sphere that are concerned with every modern state irrespective of level of compliance with Western liberal model. …

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A punch in the underbelly: press review

European and American media outlets note Beijing’s efforts to intensify its cooperation with natural resource-rich states of Latin America. According to an expert at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars whose name is Jorge Heine, China has already secured the status of a major trade partner of Latin American …

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Football brings together?

Nowadays sport is an inalienable aspect of politics used as part of the ‘soft power’ concept to help promote interests of a country. Political relations between previously implacable foes were many times revitalized during various world sports tournaments. For example, China took the first step towards improving relations with the …

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Iranian ‘apple of discord’: press review

Many European news media tend to state the fact that the withdrawal of the US from the Iranian nuclear deal has politically cornered the European Union. Even though the decision of the US administration was predictable, Brussels and Europe’s ‘locomotives’ turned out to be unprepared to offer effective response actions. …

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“Truth” and “propaganda” as weapons

Accusatory thrust of claimants for exceptional and rock-solid “truth” of radically different nature as compared to foes’ “propaganda” has become a brand identity of almost every influential media on both sides of the frontline after the humanity “invented” information war yet again. However, inside the competing systems, newsmakers and experts …

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Austro-Hungarian heritage in current European Union

It is no secret that for some inhabitants of the European House it is not the first experience of coexistence within one State or supra-State structure. A lot of them are not yet free from grudges against their EU partners and other neighbors for violating their country’s sovereignty. Ireland and …

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Velvet Revolution in UN

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in an interview to Swedish SVT expressed his strong wish to carry out principled structural reforms in the UN starting with the Security Council. ‘We face structural problems since the Council represented the world as it had been after World War 2 and not the …

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Ukraine creates bulk information for an attack on Donbas

The aggravation of Syrian conflict resulted in the next US, UK and French missile attack on Syrian army targets has made international community recall, for the first time in many years, that nuclear weapons can be easily used in the case of the US direct confrontation with Russia in the …

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