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Augusto Soto on OBOR: A peculiar case of PPP for China and the West

Prof. Augusto Soto, Member of United Nations Global Experts, Lecturer at ESADE, Director Dialogue with China Project Speech on OBOR: A peculiar case of...
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Mortality and life expectancy in post-communist countries

The transition to the market economy and democracy in Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union countries in the 1990s caused a dramatic increase in...

The president, the professor, and the resolution of the Italian political crisis

Despite probably being the single most widely criticised act by an Italian President, Sergio Mattarella´s veto on 27 May, which had resulted in postponing...
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The teething problems of a multipolar world order

2017 was a year of historical reflection. Looking back, the revolutionary process initiated in 1917 not only altered the international system’s structure of power...
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Alexey Gromyko on the Third World War threat

https://youtu.be/cb6lR2bLaQw Alexey Gromyko - Director of the Institute of Europe (RAS) - on the Third World War threat. One may argue that today the pattern of...

Splitting the Iran nuclear deal

On Tuesday, 8 May, US President Donald Trump announced that USA would leave the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – the official agreement...
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The new multipolarity of the digital future

For a long time, a drastic new chapter for civil society –  digitalisation – was indelibly linked to the United States. The socio-normative force...
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Dominique de Villepin: Europe is on the road to recovery

Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin gives a wide-ranging interview to DOC TV at the 15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum in which he touches...
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Dimitris Psarrakis on alternative ways of banking actors

https://youtu.be/X8Xo3RhTzH4 Dimitris Psarrakis on FinTechs, alternative ways of banking actors, blockchains and bitcoins. Economic & Monetary Policy Advisor at the European Parliament
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Eva Kaili talks technology and Europe

Greek MEP Eva Kaili talks about how technology can help create more growth drivers, and the need for Europe to cooperate to solve its...

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