To Grexit or not to Grexit

b2ap3_thumbnail_grexit.pngSunday Greece holds a referendum. Formally it’s yes or no against the last proposal of the Euro group and IMF – but in essence the result will be deciding if a Grexit is still avoidable. But if it is – what has to happen to avoid it?

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The Real Greek Tragedy

How Syriza wasted the unique chance to change Greece.

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The anti EU election?

b2ap3_thumbnail_eu-election.jpgThis week there are elections in all member states of the European Union for the new parliament. Never was a campaign so empty and dominated by blaming the EU. How come? And is the blame justified?

 

 
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Ukraine on the way to fall apart?

Donetsk regionOn Sunday, May 11 a referendum on independence was held by the separatists in the Donetsk region in Eastern Ukraine - a next step in the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine. That the referendum was held even though Russian President Vladimir Putin called for it to be suspended can also be a sign that the influence of Russia on the rebels is weakening. Is there still time for a peaceful solution?

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Ukraine on the brink of a (civil) war?

The tension between Ukraine and Russia heightens by the hour. The war of words can easily turn into a real war between both countries or a civil war in Ukraine.

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