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    Europe needs migrants

    According to the Austrian-based International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), Europe will face a new wave of migration crisis in 2024. Data from the EU for 2023 shows more than 1m asylum applications were made in 2023, up by about 20% on 2022 and the highest number since 2016...
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    Europe realized its doomed sanction policy

    At the end of February European Union member countries agreed on a 13th round of sanctions against Russia though they face mounting criticism that the restrictions already in force are failing to halt the war in Ukraine. The package added around 200 names to the list of sanctioned individuals...
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    Suwalki Gap: The Lithuanian nightmare

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia’s claim to Kaliningrad was not contested by any government, though some groups in Lithuania called for the annexation of the province, or parts of it. Russia and Lithuania negotiated the simplified transit regime to Kaliningrad in late 1990s...