Leslie Zelinka

 

   



31 Stories by Leslie Zelinka

German-Chinese relations after Ukraine

While now the focus is on severing the country’s economic ties with Russia, the real challenge for Berlin will come only after. The era...
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A question about the urgency of the Green Transition

The latest round of negotiations on new sanctions against Russia reached not much. In fact, it clearly showed the limits of European willingness to...
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The refugee crisis in Ukraine mobilizes the neighbors

The refugee crisis in Ukraine didn’t start with the Russian invasion. At least not this one. Already after the annexation of the Crimea, millions...
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When trust is lost…

We might never know whether it was an enormous miscalculation on Russia’s side or a deliberate act to hasten the turning-away from the post-Cold...
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What the Ukraine crisis could mean to Article 7 proceedings

Amidst the ever-growing tension on the borders of Ukraine, it basically went on unnoticed, at least was acknowledged without much upheaval, that, on February...
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A few thoughts on the Summit for Democracy

Summit for Democracy was the name of the most prestigious (?) online event of the previous week, hosted by President Biden. When then presidential...
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How the EU (almost) stole Christmas

Slightly surprisingly, there haven’t been many memes published (yet) about Commissioner Helena “Grinch” Dalli stealing Christmas. Which, of course is not exactly the truth....
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US sanctions to tackle systemic corruption in Bulgaria

For understandable reasons, the sanctions introduced against Bulgaria under the Global Magnitsky Act got far less attention than the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan, COVID...
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