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The Consequences of Ratko Mladić’s Ideology for Today’s Bosnia

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International criminal justice may be slow, but it is persistent. This is one of the messages the beginning of the trial against General Ratko Mladić, the leader of the wartime Bosnian Serb Army being tried before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, sends out to all actual and potential war criminals in the world.

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Big Politics to Come to Wrocław

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Between May 31 and June 2, Wrocław, the capital city of Lower Silesia, will be host to four presidents, three prime ministers, an EU commissioner and ministers responsible for shaping foreign policy.

 

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The French Presidential Elections: a New President, a New Foreign Policy?

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With only two candidates left in the running, the French are divided as to who is best fitted to become their new president: Nicolas Sarkozy or François Hollande. However, both Europe and the rest of the world wonder about the impact the next president of a leading state will have on their future.

 

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Explosive Drama or a Spectacle?

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Four explosions and almost 40 people wounded. Let’s agree: things could have been much worse. Or maybe they couldn’t? Maybe this is the way they were meant to happen. It will probably take some time before we know – if we ever know – who was behind today’s attacks in Dnipropetrovsk.

 

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The Faustian Bargain

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Susan Corke & David Kramer of Freedom House - for New Eastern Europe.

This text originally appears in New Eastern Europe No 2 (III) / 2012, available now for purchase.

 

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    New Eastern Europe's Continuing coverage of the Euromaidan Protests in Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government’s decision to put the country’s European integration on hold was met by a spontaneous protest of middle class and students. Three days later the rally organised by political parties attracted the biggest turnout since 2004 Orange revolution events.

     

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