Leslie Zelinka



40 Stories by Leslie Zelinka

PETA gone overboard (again)

It was hard to notice among the millions of news on the conflict in Ukraine, and it was definitely nowhere near as important as...
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A few takeaways from the SOTEU 2022

Just as it was expected, there was nothing particularly ground-shaking in the fifty-something minute long address of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen....
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Countdown to the SOTEU 2022

In a few days, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will once again stand behind the lectern bearing the logo of the European...
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The lessons from the negotiations on the ban of Russian oil

After a few weeks spent with intense debates, the leaders of the EU finally managed to reach an agreement on the sixth sanctions package...
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Ukraine’s EU dreams: supported in theory, but how to set it in practice?

On her surprise visit to Kyiv, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tried to sound as positive as she could, reassuring President Zelensky...
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A few thoughts prompted by the nomination of Karin Jean-Pierre

Karin Jean-Pierre has assumed office on May 13 as White House Press Secretary. As media follows every little change in the White House, especially...
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Does Germany pivot to India?

Though Chancellor Scholz has no plans to visit Kyiv in the future, he has plenty to do in Berlin. Just recently, he welcomed India’s...
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Poland demands harsher sanctions, Germany follows hesitantly

Amidst the renewed arguments about whether sanctions are enough or not against Russia (as some saw the rapid recovery of the ruble from the...
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