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La sponda della Serbia tra le grandi potenze

Piazza Rossa di Mosca, 24 giugno: alla parata (ritardata a causa della pandemia) per il 75esimo anniversario della vittoria sui nazisti, il presidente serbo Aleksandar Vučić è ospite d’onore di Vladimir Putin, in scarna compagnia di qualche…

A bazooka of words

“We are at war,” President Emmanuel Macron stressed six times as France slipped into lockdown to halt the spread of the coronavirus. “We are at war (…), fighting an invisible enemy,” US President Donald Trump echoed from the other shore of…

The new team of hopeful Commissioners

The atmosphere surrounding the public unveiling of the European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen was not too different from that of the launch of a new iPhone: there were interactive presentations on the screen, some well-kept secrets…