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Prognostics XXI Part 3. Blood for water

While the interest of analysts and the general public is focused on volatile oil prices, a much larger problem is inexorably maturing on the periphery of public attention. It’s the problem of acute lack of water. Anyway, oil can be replaced by other energy sources while you can never replace …

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Oasis of Leftist Europe. Media Review

According to Politico, against the background of anti-Brussels opposition of some of the newly elected European leaders, position of Spain’s Prime Minister Sánchez looks like a consistent support of the EU main powers and most of all France. U.S. News & World Report highlights, that the first foreign visit of …

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Back to the Middle Ages. Media Review

Saudi leadership is carrying out an audit of the Saudi Vision-2030 economic reform programs. In this regard, the Middle East Monitor announces serious concerns regarding the prospects for the modernization of the Kingdom. Although the main proponent of the reformist strategy, the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, keeps declaring readiness …

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New front-lines in the trade war. Media review

The Japan Times indicates that Japan and the EU are entering a new phase of their relations, ‘Tokyo and Brussels are actively getting closer owing to similar problems in their dialogue with Washington’. In the rhetoric of European and Japanese leaders EuroNews is hearing the appeal for forming an alliance …

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Why the World Will Not Be the Same

Observing the world’s leading economies, it’s easy to see that there has been a split between the US and other countries of the Western world, which is getting deeper and deeper. Saying “the Western world”, I mean not only North America and Western Europe, but also some other countries pursuing …

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Mexican Anti-Trump. Media Review

The recent victory of the candidate from the Left Alliance Andrés Obrador in presidential elections in Mexico will contribute to further cooling of relations between Mexico and Washington, most commentators believe. The New York Magazine observes, Andrés Obrador will continue to be commensurate with the reputation of a tough critic …

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A new round of the old struggle. Media review

Many observers mark that France and Britain do not want to move on to the practical implementation of the stated steps towards encouraging their closer interaction. ‘Shortly after the visit of President Macron to the United Kingdom in January, there were many predictions concerning development of bilateral relations, but the …

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Ukrainians are prepared for the presidency of Nalyvaichenko

Carefully cultivated European image of the official Kiev motivates some idealistically oriented Western partners to observe the processes passing in the country through the lens of their own democratic experience. However, there’s a difference between positioning as a democrat, and being a democrat. Ukraine lives under absolutely different laws than …

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The last border policeman of Europe. Media review

Prime Minister of Hungary Victor Orbán confirmed his reputation as one of the most consistent opponents of common European migration policy. The Guardian believes that the package of documents adopted by Orbán’s rubber-stamp Parliament and toughened up the regulation on reception of immigrants by imposing criminal liability for persons, who …

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