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Pierre Verluise: Soviet and Putin’s Strategy

Pierre Verluise: Soviet and Putin’s Strategy

dr. Pierre Verluise, Diploweb.com Do post-Soviet Russia’s designs for the European Union carry legacies of the strategies of the former Soviet Union? The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) – spanning an immense 22 million km² (nearly 8½ million sq. miles) – has been history since December 8 1991. The Russian Federation covers a “mere” 17 million km² (over 6.5 […]

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Tomasz Klin: The Visions of the International Order in German and Anglo-American Geopolitical Thought During the Second World War

Tomasz Klin: The Visions of the International Order in German and Anglo-American Geopolitical Thought During the Second World War

Dr. Tomasz Klin In 1945 the New World Order was established. Before the all important decisions were made, politicians and intellectuals had debated about institutions, international law, and spheres of influence. The same debate took place earlier in Germany, mainly during first three years of World War II. Only a small part of those two debates concerned connections between geographical factors […]

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Jakub Potulski: Postmodern geopolitics

Jakub Potulski: Postmodern geopolitics

prof. Jakub Potulski The world that we have been witnessing is undergoing radical change, directly connected with the information revolution and transition from modern to the so-called postindustrial/postmodern society. The pace of these changes increases more and more, and influences every aspect of everyday life, including the functioning of every individual. It is thought that the mega-trends that our civilization […]

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Dmytro Vyhovskyy: Russian-Ukrainian standoff – lessons for European gas supplies security

Dmytro Vyhovskyy: Russian-Ukrainian standoff – lessons for European gas supplies security

Dr. Dmytro Vyhovskyy Recent developments of Russian-Ukrainian conflict that entered a ‘hot phase’ with the tensions over Crimean Peninsula clearly demonstrates for Europe that dominant position of one gas supplier in the region may be used as a powerful tool in geopolitics. Manipulating by gas prices which have direct impact on Ukraine’s economic performance Russia caused dramatic influence on its […]

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4th International Geopolitical Conference:  Strategic and Geopolitical Issues in the Contemporary World

4th International Geopolitical Conference: Strategic and Geopolitical Issues in the Contemporary World

Geopolitical Studies in Prague (Institute of Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic) is glad to open Call for Papers: 4th International Geopolitical Conference “Strategic and Geopolitical Issues in the Contemporary World” Topic: Trends in Regional Conflicts and Cooperation   1st Panel: 3rd wave of regionalism and regionalization (success or failure?) 9:30 – 11:30 Chair: Jakub […]

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