Monthly Archives: December 2013

Poland’s troubled Independence Day – a stumbling block to democratisation?

by Mateusz Zatoński This article was originally published in ‘Strife’ King’s College London postgraduate blog. See the original post at Each nation celebrates key dates in history its own way. On the Fourth of July, Americans gather at hot-dog eating contests and firework displays. Britain’s Remembrance Day is a more solemn affair, with the omnipresent […]

Lithuania – Smear campaign against the president or pre-election tactics?

Philipp Köker debates whether Russia’s recent smear campaign against the Lithuanian president might in fact help her future re-election Since Lithuania took over the six-month rotating European Union presidency on 1 July, the country and particularly president Dalia Grybauskaitė’s efforts to convince her Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovch to sign an EU association agreement at the […]

On the importance of school meals

by Kristofer Jäntti This text was originally published on the blog of the Finnish Institute in London- The provision of free school meals comes with some costs but many benefits. School meals as a part of the education experience plays a part in promoting a healthy lifestyle and good manners. Mirroring current trends in […]

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