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North Macedonia as the 30th  NATO member

North Macedonia as the 30th NATO member

On 27 March 2020, North Macedonia was admitted to the North Atlantic Alliance. The integration of the Western Balkans region with NATO is progressing much faster than accession to the European Union. Albania and Croatia joined NATO already in 2009 and Montenegro in 2017. So far, Croatia was the only state from the Western Balkans region that joined the European Union (2013).

Romanian Presidential Vote: Changes or No Change At All?

Romanian Presidential Vote: Changes or No Change At All?

Romania's incumbent president Klaus Iohannis was a favorite in the presidential race. Although he scored much lower than expected, his challenger, Viorica Dancila, faced a more significant negative electorate. Thus the outcome was predictable from the very beginning....

Sweden Faces the Russian Threat in the Baltic Sea

Sweden Faces the Russian Threat in the Baltic Sea

frameborder="0" allowfullscreen> DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION A new nothern war? What stands as Moscow's top goal in the Baltic Sea is to safeguard its current influence across the region. In its worst-case scenario, the Kremlin sees non-aligned Finland and/or Sweden joining...

Who Will Bear the Banner of the 5G Revolution?

Who Will Bear the Banner of the 5G Revolution?

frameborder="0" allowfullscreen> DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION What is 5G technology? The fifth-generation (5G) wireless network technology is poised to offer faster data downloads while putting in place a digital transformation strategy that so far has not covered many areas...

Poland’s 2019 Parliamentary Election

Poland’s 2019 Parliamentary Election

frameborder="0" allowfullscreen> DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION Election results Poland's parliamentary election in 2019 attracted the attention of Polish voters both at home and abroad while drawing media interest all over the world. At stake were the next four years in power...