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Nebojša Čović: Niko neće donositi odluku o Kosovu bez građana, odnosno referenduma

Jedan od najtežih dana za Srbiju – tako sastanak sa zapadnom „petorkom“ opisuje predsednik države. To je nastavak ustaljene for me pritisaka međunarodnih izaslanika na Srbiju, kaže za RTS Nebojša Čović. Nebojša Čović ističe da međunarodni pregovarači igraju na kartu neke tajnosti kada je reč o tome šta se konkretno …

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Ana Brnabić o krizi na KiM: Atmosfera je ozbiljna, pred nama su teški dani

Atmosfera je krajnje ozbiljna, pred nama su jako teški dani, rekla je za Novo vikend jutro Jovane Jeremić premijerka Srbije Ana Brnabić. – Predsednik Vučić je nekoliko puta rekao i znali smo da će to tako biti i nikada ništa nismo krili od naših građana i našeg naroda. Najvažnije je …

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Glory Hunters or Gold Diggers? The Shadowy World of Russia’s ‘Volunteers’ Fighting in Ukraine

Alexander was quickly deployed to the frontlines in Ukraine after he joined a Russian unit for volunteer soldiers in October because he wanted to “defend his motherland.” One month later, he was badly injured by artillery fire near the Ukrainian village of Makiivka amid intense fighting in the east of …

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As Russia Claims Win, Analysts Say Capture of Soledar Is ‘Pyrrhic Victory’

Russia’s Defense Ministry claimed that its forces had won a significant victory on Friday with the capture of the eastern Ukrainian town of Soledar, despite military analysts cautioning that the salt-mining town held greater symbolic than strategic value. The situation on the ground in what remains of Soledar remained unclear …

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Can Russia and India replace American dollar in bilateral trade?

After the World War II, the role of the dollar has grown significantly in global trade. Since then, the American currency has been used not only for transactions in foreign markets but also for transactions within countries. The collapse of the USSR has made the dollar an informal tender (vs …

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A new momentum: Recalibrating Germany’s foreign policy toward the Gulf monarchies

Germany faces the profound challenge of trying to diversify its energy supply while a destabilizing war rages on in Ukraine. Hence, the German government has entered into new energy partnerships with several Gulf monarchies — namely, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar. The Gulf monarchies should not only …

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The Gulf states: Beneficiaries of the Russia-Europe energy war?

The current energy war between Russia and Europe predated, but was markedly intensified by, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. The protagonists are deploying a range of energy weapons aimed at increasing the costs of escalation or remaining in Ukraine (for Russia) as well as of defying Russia’s actions …

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Eastern Mediterranean gas discoveries, progress, and what to watch in 2023

The challenge of developing export strategies for the offshore natural gas resources concentrated in the Eastern Mediterranean predates the Russo-Ukrainian war, which exploded in full fury in late February of last year. Yet over the course of 2022, Europe’s intensifying energy crisis created a new and more immediate incentive to …

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Orientalism Lives: The Assault on the State of Qatar

December 18 marked the end of the 2022 World Cup. The date, which coincided with Qatar’s national holiday was fitting to celebrate an event seen as the pinnacle of Qatar’s impressive economic development and growth strategy. Much of this economic development is credited to the visionary leadership of two men: …

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