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Louis Wierenga: If the League and Italy Brothers will rule together, then Italy will form the most severe right-wing radical government since Mussolini's time

Conte announced his resignation on Tuesday, officially bringing an end to Western Europe's first post-war populist government. Louis Wierenga, a Junior Research Fellow of the University of Tartu and an expert on far-right populist parties, spoke about the potential consequences, the analytical value of this crisis and about the restructuring of the political landscape.

Digital transformation and connectivity: Prospects for economic interaction between the EU and Russia in times of sanctions?

EU-Russia Experts Network on Foreign Policy (EUREN) published the summary of the 9th EUREN meeting devoted to economic relations between the EU and Russia. The participants agreed that cooperation in the digital sphere could be advantageous for both the EU and Russia. How the first steps can look like? What are the main problems in economic relations between the EU and Russia? And what is the prospect of lifting sanctions? Read in the report.

Sean Hanley: 1989 is used and misused across the political spectrum

The demonstration against Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is the largest protest since the fall of communism in 1989. We found the ideal person to talk about it. Sean Hanley is Senior Lecturer at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies in London. He is a political scientist specialising in the politics of Central and Eastern Europe, democracy and parties in the Czech Republic, anti-establishment parties and movements. Why is the protest constructed around the symbols of 1989? Why is corruption such a sensitive issue in CEE? How can anti-establishment parties may make democracy role less functional today than it has been in the past?

Alexander Asmolov: A university that risks turning into a hypermarket is doomed

On the 21st of February in Blagosfera center Eugene Gontmakher, member of the European Dialogue Expert Group interviewed Alexander Asmolov, former deputy minister of education and head of Personality Psychology Department, Moscow State University. This is the sixth interview in the string of "From the European point of view" talks organized by the European Dialogue Expert Group with support from Konrad Adenauer Foundation Russia. The next interview scheduled for March 21 will be with Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the Hermitage State Museum

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