In recent years the identity of the European Union has come to be inextricably linked with the logic of crisis. The EU does not just face crises. It…
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Germany is of course in the proverbial position of the hunter who, equipped with a knife only, feels little disposed to hunt for bears. Moreover…
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If you want to understand contemporary Russia, forget about anything being written today, which has inevitably been corrupted by censorship and terror…
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Is the war in Ukraine a clash of civilizations, as Samuel Huntington might argue? In fact, Huntington included Russia and Ukraine as founding members of…
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Sergey Karaganov, a foreign policy strategist close to the Kremlin, has called the Putin doctrine “constructive destruction.” As Karaganov puts it…
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Money today is programmable. Money is not some physical stuff. It consists of accounting entries and these accounting entries can be adjusted or…
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Can one organize a state around a civilization? The question would have sounded exceedingly absurd to our ancestors. What else would you organize it…
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On the day I arrived in Kharkiv, Russia shelled parts of the city for the first time in weeks. A young family was walking on the street. The man died…
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The European Union is so fundamentally modern that its political essence can accurately be described as technological. Indeed, we often call it…
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What has the world learned from Ukraine? Usually this sort of question is meant to ask what we learned from the events taking place. I do not mean it in…
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Captured by the disturbing trend of daily events, we find it difficult to look beyond the horizon and imagine how the war in Ukraine might end. The…
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China can benefit from the Ukraine war in different ways but they all require careful positioning. First if Russia is able to extract painful…