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Challenges and possibilities of the Eurasian Economic Union

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This post is intended to serve as a critical – analytical review of how the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has challenges, differences, barriers in dealing with European Union since they are in the same geopolitical area. The purpose of this post is to provide a brief analysis and show different policy options for further pathways of cooperation between the two Unions.

The evaluation of the Slovenian “honey diplomacy”

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The analysis of the foreign policy strategy behind the successful initiatives of Slovenia for the protection of bees and other pollinators set an example of a possible way for the diplomacy of a small state to make the state active, visible, and significant in international relations despite her dimensions. This extract describes the main results of the analysis of Slovenian honey diplomacy.

Is the EAEU following the EU or an attempt to restructure the former Soviet interest sphere?

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The international political and economic alliances are essential parts of the globalisation process that have spanned all world regions. Nowadays – even if there is a general need for nation states to maintain the balance of interests of supranational organisations and those who make them up – states alone may face hardships in interest advocacy.

Invade Ukraine to make Russia great again?

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In the light of the current Russian invasion in Ukraine, we should keep our eyes on the East. International political and economic alliances have always been essential for nation states to ensure stability and foster prosperity. Regional economic and military alliances became inevitable after World Wars, especially for Europe where interdependence of states was higher than e.g. in the USA.

Cyber stakeholders of the European Union

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The rapid technological improvements and the increased digitisation have caused an advancing dependence on information and communication technology (ICT) services. Moreover, such services are getting more complex involving a devastating number of stakeholders in cyberspace, demanding the appropriate level of organisational cybersecurity and resilience capabilities.