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On October 8, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a special report on global climate change. Experts reiterated an urgent need to prevent an increase in the average annual temperature of the atmosphere by one and a half to two degrees Celsius against the pre-industrial level, that is, since the end of the XIX century. The Paris Agreement on Climate Change, signed in 2015, stipulates that to meet this target it is necessary to cut current emissions twofold by 2050.
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 16-10-2018, 10:56
  • Views: 194
A few days ago Israel and Iran traded accusations of harboring nuclear ambitions. Speaking at the 73rd session of UN General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about nuclear materials and equipment allegedly stored somewhere in Tehran. The Iranian response did not take long coming with an enraged Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif blaming Israel for covert production of nuclear weapons.
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 10-10-2018, 13:27
  • Views: 96
It is for long that the non-recognized Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kiev Patriarchate (UOC –KP) tries to get autocephaly and sever the link with the canonical Russian Orthodox Church. To get it the UOC-KP appealed to Patriarch Bartholomew of the Constantinople.  
At the meeting with His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of the Constantinople Patriarchate His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow warned him about the disastrous consequences the provision of autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the so called Kiev Patriarchate (UOC-KP) could have for the religious life and the believers in the Ukraine.
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 9-10-2018, 17:02
  • Views: 193

The relations between Thailand and Australian can serve as an illustration of the future geopolitical changes in South East Asia.

For Australia, Thailand is important for the following reasons:

- as one of the military and political partners in South East Asia amid the growing influence of China;

  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 2-10-2018, 16:42
  • Views: 54
American sanctions and how to confront them. The Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) today, as in the past 40 years of its existence, is in the global spotlight as the focus of major political and economic developments. As you know, on May 8, US President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of the United States from the nuclear deal - the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – and the resumption of the sanctions regime against Iran.
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 24-09-2018, 15:17
  • Views: 81
As the US sanction pressure on Russia intensifies, the US economic and political competition with their most important economic partner, China, is noticeably getting more fierce. Simultaneously, Washington has been exchanging direct and indirect economic strikes with Turkey and the EU. (In the case of the European Union, an exchange of blows occurs in connection with Washington’s threat to punish European companies that are set to ignore the US ban on cooperation with Iran.)
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 17-08-2018, 12:44
  • Views: 291
Trade negotiations have been increasingly used as a political tool. This is the first thing that comes to mind when one is trying to understand what is happening around the trade war unleashed by the administration of Donald Trump practically on all fronts: against the EU, China, Russia, Mexico and Canada. On the eve of a visit to Washington of the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Trump suggested that the EU, at the same time as the USA, abandon customs duties, barriers and subsidies. He said in his Twitter account that he suggests this because they will refuse just the same ...
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 6-08-2018, 14:12
  • Views: 400
The next EU expansion wave can "cover" Southeast Europe ahead of schedule. In particular, Serbia can become an EU member even before 2025 - some six months ago the European Commission mentioned it as the most optimistic option. The corresponding statement was made by French President Emmanuel Macron when he received his Serbian colleague Aleksandar Vučić in Paris.
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 26-07-2018, 16:18
  • Views: 493
At one time, or rather in summer of 1901, famous Russian poet, translator, landscape painter, essayist and literary critic Maximilian Voloshin was the first Russian to make a spontaneous journey from Paris to the unknown for him country of Andorra. He got to know its romantic beauty on foot along Pyrenean mud-locked roads. And he stayed there not for long. The fruits of the poet's stay in the Pyrenean state were travel notes, landscapes, poems and letters...
  • Category: Analytics |
  • Date: 1-03-2018, 17:55
  • Views: 818