What does Russia want with North Korea?

Russia has helped North Korea with internet,  and some observers even claim Moscow is not so innocent regarding the progress of NK nuclear programme. So how would you assess Russia’s position towards North Korea, what is Russia’s interest and what influence it may have on NK regime? Read few comments.
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Malta is less free after Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder

What does the killing of blogger and journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia mean for Malta, and its society and politics? What kind of impact on the country do you expect? Read few comments.
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China’s Communist Party congress: Xi Jinping at the top of the world?

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President Xi Jinping: Credit: http://english.gov.cn/

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More resiliency to cyberattacks: What does the EU need?

There is a proposal for an EU Cybersecurity Agency to assist Member States in dealing with cyber-attacks, as well as a new European certification scheme that will ensure that products and services in the digital world are safe to use. How do you see this initiative, how can the Member States benefit from it? Read few comments.


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Separatism in Europe: Catalonia and the others

Do you think we might see some revival of some secessionist movements in Europe due to situation in Catalonia or maybe not so much, and why? Read few comments.
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Catalonia, history and independence

Do you see from a historical perspective any plausible claim for independence of Catalonia or maybe it is more about myths, perceptions and political constructs? (Of course, for better or worse myths are usually politically important for the nations). Read few comments.

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Nobel Peace Prize: Banning nuclear weapons is a noble goal but…

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). It is a noble goal but how would assess such campaign, how much is it needed? Read few comments.


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