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Wednesday, 1. October 2011     0 comment(s)
Teemu Sinkkonen
Senior Research Fellow - The European Union research programme

ETA terrorists giving up, but will it last?

The Basque terrorist organisation ETA has recently announced a “definitive cessation of armed activities”. Due to the long and problematic history of failed ceasefires and negotiations with the central government, the big question is; will this one last?

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Thursday, 1. February 2011     1 comment(s)
Anaïs Marin
Researcher - The EU's Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia research programme
A ballot box in Brest, Belarus, 19 December 2010. Picture: Anaïs Marin A ballot box in Brest, Belarus, 19 December 2010. Picture: Anaïs Marin

So powerless faced with post-election deadlocks

The past months saw the international community helpless to solve the power confiscation crisis in Ivory Coast and unable to obstruct the fraudulent re-election of a dictator in Belarus. Should we infer from these drawbacks that interference is passé?

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