Vladimir NESTEROV

Independent analyst and researcher

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Merkel and the Burqa

In 2015, 1.83 million migrants arrived in Europe, of which 1.1 million officially wanted to seek asylum in Germany. And that’s not all – there are also the illegal immigrants, of which there are hundreds of thousands in...

Europe on the Brink of Change

The Bloomberg news agency has named a number of European countries that its experts believe may soon turn into hotbeds of instability. These include Germany, Spain, Austria and the Netherlands. Great Britain, Lithuania, the Czech...

Finland: Time to Choose

On June 6 NATO began its BALTOPS naval exercises in the Baltics. These have been held every year since 1971, but this is the first time that forces from that military bloc – including 200 US troops – have landed in...

Brussels Attacks: Terrorism as a Process

The Brussels attacks came four days after Salah Abdeslam, the main fugitive in the Paris attacks, was seized in Brussels. The transformation of various groups comprising the Islamic State (IS) into a quasi-state ruled from one...

Will Refugee Flows Split EU?

The urgent EU summit in Brussels took place on October 25 upon the initiative of Angela Merkel to tackle the migration problem. The event brought together Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia,...

Europe and Syria

The exodus of refugees from Africa and Asia has ripped away the mask from Europe’s humanist face. It turns out that proclaiming and preaching one’s values is not the same thing as living up to them. Unable to resolve the...

Juncker’s Quotas: Requiem for Baltics

When the Baltic states were admitted to the European Union in 2004, most of their citizens had the impression that they were joining an “elite club.” In their imaginations, the EU existed in order to dispense millions of...

Insufficient Europe

The agreement on third bailout program for Greece did not become a solution to the Eurozone problems. It only delayed the final decision and revived the old controversy regarding the future of the currency union...