A press tour of Polish journalists in the North Caucasus ended on September 17. This trip had been organized by the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund with the support of the Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Chechen Republic.
On September 11, a press tour of Polish journalists in the North Caucasus begins. This trip was organized by the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund in cooperation with the Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Chechen Republic.
International Republican Institute held a survey in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, which showed that residents of those countries more and more often spoke out against fulfilling obligations to NATO and call Russia a partner, writes Czech media.
A petition to exit the European Union was published in Poland. Until today such sentiments have not been observed in the country at all, however, now a discussion about pros and cons of membership in the EU has suddenly emerged. Authors of the petitions reproach Brussels in “antichristian values”. What prompted debates and how popular is Euroscepticism in Poland?
New colors have been added to a painting depicting breakup of “new Europe” – Poland and Hungary have united for the purpose of confronting officials from the European Commission. Support of Budapest is critical to Warsaw, otherwise Poland could become at risk of internal European sanctions. It seems like a new political power, capable of destroying it from inside, is emerging in the EU, writes VZGLYAD.
An international academic conference “Relations among Countries of the Visegrad Group and between the EU and Russia” was held in Moscow. The discussion, dedicated to chairmanship of Slovakia in the EU, had been organized by a representative office of the Slovak Republic jointly with the Institute of Europe RAS with the support of the Gorchakov Fund and a Moscow office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom.
The Russian Public Institute of Electoral Law (ROIIP) will hold roundtable “Fundamental Liberties during an Election Campaign” on September 27 on the sidelines of the annual OSCE meeting dedicated to review of fulfilled obligations in the field of Human Dimension in Warsaw. The event will be held with support of the Gorchakov Fund.
On May 17-24 the 12th Russian-Polish festival Youth Academy of Arts, dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the first Russian-Polish festival and the 20th anniversary of the Children’s International Charity Program School of Muses, will be held in Moscow.
Last month, NATO concluded “Operation Trident”, its fourth major military game in Europe in less than 6 months, and the biggest of the last decade. Stefano Fontolan, BA in International Relations (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan) writes about that for the official website of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.