U.S. Weekly Articles
While Russia’s activity in the Arctic is relatively widely commented on, much less known are the recent actions taken by the Russians at the opposite pole – in the Antarctic. Despite the international ban on the extraction of natural resources there, Moscow recently conducted seismic surveys, estimating the abundance of local oil and gas deposits.
Thanks to relatively early and decisive measures taken by the Polish government, the course of the pandemic by the Vistula did not take as dramatic development as in many other European countries.
On 25 March, less than two months after the formation of the government, a vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Albin Kurti was passed. The recent conflict has not only divided Kosovo’s internal scene but has also highlighted the increasing friction between the USA and the EU.
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.
Shortly before the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic spread throughout the world, Georgia managed to settle the dispute between its government and the opposition and civil society, lasting several months. The political deadlock has tangibly threatened the stability of the country and has been overcome with the clear commitment of American diplomacy. However, it is possible that in the face of the approaching crisis, Georgians may need the help of the United States even more than before.
The Chinese authorities’ reaction to the appearance of the new coronavirus was delayed, as the decision to close down Wuhan, a city with over 11 million inhabitants, was not taken until January 23.
Brexit is undoubtfully a true phenomenon in the contemporary European history. Never before have a state completely left the structures of the European Union. What is more, this ‘divorce’ has been fully democratic and based on a popular referendum where Britons could freely voice their opinion about the British membership in the EU.
The collapse of the market is caused not only by the reduction in fuel demand worldwide, but also by the price war between Saudi Arabia and the Russian Federation. And this one continues at its best.
Though amid the COVID-19 global pandemic, U.S. Army Europe said that Defender-Europe 20, in which Poland was to serve its role, would be modified while some drills canceled.
Next year, still during the Polish presidency, we will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Visegrád Group (the Visegrád Four, or V4), an unexpectedly lasting alliance of four Central European countries.
In the face of the growing problems in the country and the regime that is plunging into stagnation, Vladimir Putin has applied shock therapy. The
Just before Shiite militias stormed the US embassy in Baghdad, Sergey Lavrov had met with the head of Iranian diplomacy.
In the last days of December, the Russian government adopted a new Development Plan for the Infrastructure of the Northern Sea Route for the period until 2035.
In mid-November, mass protests against a drastic increase in fuel prices broke out in Iran. Although the demonstrations were, for the most part, bloodily suppressed over a dozen or so days, the situation remains unstable.