In the first twenty years of the twenty-first century, we are witnessing strong protest movements around the world: the Arab Spring, the anti-capitalist “Occupy” movements in the West, the Maidan events in Kiev, protests in Russia.
Three cities, three different conflicts where civilians are trapped by the same circumstances. Their lives, which they used to identify with, now belong to the past and in the midst of war, they must promptly find themselves in order to survive.
Outcomes of Chinese Engagement in Southeast Europe: Potential Scenarios
Chinese economic engagement activities in Southeast Europe have evolved considerably over the past 20 years. As Chinese inroads continue to grow, the region’s policy makers need to assess the various outcomes of Chinese activities if they continue on the current trajectory.
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