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  • Monday, February 14th 2022 - 07:45 UTC

    Bolsonaro visits new populist friends, “strong man Putin” and Hungary's Viktor Orban

    “The timing is terrible,” said Guilherme Casarões, a political analyst at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in Brazil. “We don't know what's going to happen”

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is scheduled to arrive in Russia on Tuesday for an official visit, which has been described at a highly awkward diplomatic timing, given the stand-off in Ukraine between Moscow and the Western alliance.

  • Friday, May 31st 2019 - 09:55 UTC

    Trumpism did not sweep across Europe as it did in the US

The choice before most member countries, was “less EU” or “more EU.” The real value of this election is that it offers a reality check on the question of Trumpism

The best way to describe what just happened in the European Union elections is to say that the choices are getting clearer ― and a lot of people are realizing which side they are on. The elections to the EU Parliament held last week in 28 European countries ― including the United Kingdom, since three years after the Brexit referendum, it still hasn't managed to leave ― was the second-biggest democratic exercise in the world.

  • Saturday, May 31st 2014 - 07:15 UTC

    Germany and UK disagree on candidate for next EU Commission president

    Angela Merkel strongly supports Mr. Junker who is considered too much of a federalist by London

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next EU Commission president. But some European leaders have voiced opposition to the move, including the British government who argue that Mr. Juncker is too much of an EU federalist and called for “a lengthy process to find consensus”.