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  • Sakwa, R., Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands, London; New York, I.B. Tauris, 2015.

    Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands

    February 4, 2015

    The unfolding crisis in Ukraine has brought the world to the brink of a new Cold War. As Russia and Ukraine tussle for Crimea and the eastern regions, relations between Putin and the West have reached an all-time low. How did we get here?
    Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands

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  • Interview: Dr. Christian Noack

    Interview: Dr. Christian Noack

    May 23, 2014

    This month, our first time guest editor and colleague, Ms. Anna Duszczyk, invited Dr. Christian Noack from the University of Amsterdam, for an in-depth interview on the current crisis in Ukraine. Dr. Noack is an expert on Eastern European History, Media Studies and Slavonic Studies. In this interview, he will discuss his views on the current political situation in Ukraine and the role of Russia and the European Union in the crisis.

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  • Eisch Duitschen grond!

    Eisch Duitschen grond! Ons recht en onze redding

    June 12, 2013

    Propaganda poster published by the Dutch Committee for Territorial Expansion with a call to support the Committee and the annexation of territory of the former German Reich. Image: map of The Netherlands with an arrow pointing towards Germany.

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  • De Duitscher moet onze schade betalen

    Eisch Duitschen grond

    June 12, 2013

    Poster published by the Dutch Committee for Territorial Expansion with a call to support the Committee and the annexation of territory of the former German Reich. Image: in a red, white and blue plane a map of The Netherland and war damages are depicted. In front of that the text “The German must pay our damages. He […]

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  • Map of Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay (with) Map of Chili, by S. Augustus Mitchell, 1880

    Bolivia’s Centenarian Maritime Claim before the International Court of Justice

    May 14, 2013

    Despite losing its maritime coast, the so-called Littoral Department, after the War of the Pacific, Bolivia has historically maintained, as a state policy, a maritime claim to Chile. The claim asks for sovereign access to the Pacific Ocean and its maritime space. The Political Constitution of 2009 established that Bolivia declares its right to access to the sea, and that its objective is to solve the problem peacefully. Therefore, on 24 April 2013, Bolivia instituted proceedings against Chile before the International Court of Justice. A guest blog by Elizabeth Santalla Vargas.

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