Posts tagged ‘Europe’

The Reign in Ukraine and the Russian Repercussion



Last weekend, the people of Crimea went to the polls and voted to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. The results were overwhelming, if somewhat suspect given the heavy Russian military presence in the region. According to elections spokesmen, 96.7% of voters wanted to rejoin Russia. And while the…

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Europe’s Biggest Election: Part 2 – Germany and the Rest of Europe



There’s an important election coming up on 22 September. Germany goes to the polls and everyone’s expecting current Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to be reinstated. If you didn’t catch my previous post, click here to get a quick primer on the election and the parties involved. Regardless of where…

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