What if the solutions to Europe’s most pressing problems lie not in politics or diplomacy, but in art and culture? With the European Union under pressure from economic stagnation, a wave of refugees, terror attacks and the possibility of Britain leaving the bloc, more than 150 cultural figures from 37 countries — including the actor Jude Law and the architect Rem Koolhaas — gathered here at a forum last week to explore that possibility.
Why, then, did the tsar’s forces weaken their own diplomatic case by taking away hundreds of Russian monastics? The best guess is that the entire monastic peninsula was on the verge of veering out of control because of the theological dispute which had been gathering pace for several years...
As Germany moves to reduce energy dependency on Russian oil, the Baltic Sea region is emerging as a key partner.
Trump is nothing new if you've been following European politics.
Oscar-nominated Winter on Fire is bringing international attention back to Ukraine.
The historic Paris Agreement is being undercut by the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
Once bombed by NATO forces, now Montenegro is in talks to become the newest member.