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Posts Tagged ‘Poland’

NAFTA, the State Department and USAID

Evan Vucci/AP   By Cynthia M. Lardner   What the Trump Administration Needs to Learn about Soft Power

Film: ‘The Last Family’ directed by Jan P. Matuszynski

  ‘A remarkable, frequently unsettling exercise in staged voyeurism, recreating the interdependent lives of painter Zdzislaw Beksinski and his family’. Variety   The Last Family (Ostatnia Rodinza) is the debut narrative feature film by Jan P. Matuszynski, director of the award winning documentary Deep Love.

In Deep Waters with China and Russia

Ng Han Guan/AP   By Cynthia M. Lardner   The Threat to Global Stability and Security   Geopolitical tensions have risen to a level where another major war or even world war is no longer outside the realm of possibilities. There has been a military build-up by the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of […]

Inside the Mind of Vladimir Putin

Michael Klimentyev / Sputnik   By Cynthia M. Lardner   Introduction   The Russian Federation, when examined as the antagonist, views itself as having been left disconnected from post-World War Two Europe. Russia believes itself to be irrevocably tied to Europe dating back to the Byzantine Era. When the Cold War ended Russia expected to […]

Two million youths expected for Krakow World Youth Day

By Jose Kalathil New Delhi: Approximately 2 million youths from 175 countries are expected to join Pope Francis in Krakow, Poland, from July 26-31, 2016 for the 31st World Youth Days (WYD), said Thomas Lukasuk, ambassador of the Republic of Poland, at a press conference here in New Delhi.

The World we knew: Revisiting the Second World War

  By Anant Mishra Today, World War II is considered to be one of the bloodiest wars in the history of mankind, especially when the casualty list exceeds sixty million, most of which were civilians.

Exploring the Depth: NATO, EU and the troubled Kiev

  By Anant Mishra Introduction 2014 saw a political overspill that created chaos in Ukraine and drew the line in the Russian–Western relations, which essentially began in the aftermath of the fall of Berlin in 1989.

Interview with Olympic Gold Medalist Alexey Voevoda

  By Saida Panesh “I became a good fighter because I follow my intuition.” Alexey Voevoda is a double gold medalist in the two and four man Bobsleigh events at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, as well as a multiple World Champion in the sport of Arm Wrestling.

Poetry

  By Ilona Martonfi