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April, 2019


The Great Stone industrial park outside Minsk currently feels like an empty monument to political ambition, but with Beijing’s backing it still has potential. 


Who is Ukraine’s likely next president, and what or whom does he stand for?


Italy’s government is unsettling its partners with its latest provocations. But the country’s Euroskepticism has a longer tradition than many realize.


The 16+1 partnership between Eastern European countries and China became the 17+1 on Friday after Greece joined.


Talk of moral hazard and contagion are back at EU emergency summits. Sound familiar?


Subsidies are boosting rail freight along the New Silk Road, but it’s too soon to say if they will pay off.


Germany refuses to think strategically about itself, Europe, or the world. This carries a high price.


Point-of-upload censorship, or fair remuneration for creatives? Either way, by passing Article 13/17, the European Parliament flexed its muscles. 


Can Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn agree on a compromise to break the parliamentary deadlock? Unlikely.


The 22-year-old student Luisa Neubauer is often referred to as “Germany’s Greta.” Yet Neubauer is a force of her own.