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And the ship goes… o BRICS
Africa, South Africa, Americas, Asia, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Russia

And the ship goes… o BRICS

The article entitled “Brics in a New Stage” deserves careful reflection., by Ambassador Rubens Barbosa, Presidents of China 17/07, in which he analyzes the 14th BRICS summit, realized in 23/ 24 of June, no virtual format, under the turn presidency of China. the theme of the meeting - “Promoting a High Quality Partnership and Ushering in a New Era for Global Development” - deals with the group's next actions at this particularly complex moment in which one of its members, hindering the respect for otherness so necessary for the coexistence between nations, promotes a war against Ukraine, that has, in its turn, as a background, the threat that Moscow understands to suffer from the West against the “status quo” of the region that was part of the Soviet “empire”. As pointed out by Ambassador, “the meeting sought to increase the partnership between the group and the...
Ukrainian troops trained in Germany by the US army
Germany, Americas, U.S, Europe, Ukraine

Ukrainian troops trained in Germany by the US army

Article written by Pedro Gerhardt Corrêa and Victor Calastri Manzoni The US military began training approximately 100 Ukrainian soldiers on German territory over artillery and radar systems. According to the Pentagon, will be used to defend Ukraine against Russian invasion. This training was instrumental in the robust defense of their capital Kiev and the struggle they are fighting in Donbass.. The training helped transform Ukraine from a Soviet-style army to a more agile and deadly force.. A large part of this training on the new defense systems, which is being carried out with Ukrainian troops, will be held by Florida guards. About 50 Ukrainians were trained using a Howitzer, an armament of l...
European Union plans to cease use of Russian oil and gases
Europe, International Organizations, Russia, European Union

European Union plans to cease use of Russian oil and gases

Article written by Maíra Figueredo Gomes and Marina Wohlers Ariboni The European Union plans to reduce its dependence on Russian oil and gas by two-thirds by the end of the year and to zero by the end of the year. 2027, in view of the war between Russia and Ukraine and the desire to apply sanctions against Putin so that there is a possible cessation of military aggression by Russia against Ukraine. “The risk of stagnation will also depend a lot on the duration of the war”, said the EU economic commissioner, Paolo Gentiloni. they have committed to cut their carbon dioxide emissions by more than half by, Ursula von der Leyen, also stated that it will propose a plan to gradually eliminate dependence on Russian fossil fuels. Russia is, currently, the world's largest oil exporter and the largest gas exporter to the European continent..
Acquisition of Swedish Gripen fighters by the FAB and its relevance to Brazil
Americas, Europe, Sweden

Acquisition of Swedish Gripen fighters by the FAB and its relevance to Brazil

Article written by Karen Andersson and Laura Rossi The F-39E Gripen fighter planes, acquired by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), developed by the Swedish company Saab, arrived in Brazil last April (2022). The aircraft were transported via a Dutch cargo ship and received in the country with an event to commemorate and integrate the aircraft into the Brazilian Hunting Aviation., with the presence of President Jair Bolsonaro. The purchase of these new fighters aims to re-equip the country's aeronautical fleet and increase the FAB's operational capacity., since the old North American F-5 fighters, previously used by Brazil, are from the decade of 1980. The process of obtaining the planes has lasted since 2014, when the Brazilian government bought the Swedish fleet for US $4,0...
Call for elections in Bosnia generates dissatisfaction among Croatian political group
Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Europe

Call for elections in Bosnia generates dissatisfaction among Croatian political group

Article written by Giulia Ornellas and Vitor Saatkamp In day 4 from May of 2022, general elections were called in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the day 2 of October, causing disagreements on the part of Bosnian Croats, inhabitants of the region, who have been dissatisfied with the election of their representatives and denounce “threat to peace”. currently, Bosnia shares a tripartite collegiate presidency among Bosnians (muslims), representing about 46% From 3,5 millons of citizens; serbs (orthodox), Only then can the promise of international financial aid be released 35% of the population; and Croatians (Catholics), near 15%. This system has always presented great difficulties due to internal divergences. In this sense, with the Croatian community representing the smallest part of the inhabitants, Your dissatisfaction with the government is clear..
Building international agendas: the role of the Non-Aligned Movement
Africa, South Africa, Americas, Asia, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Russia

Building international agendas: the role of the Non-Aligned Movement

member countries (dark blue) and observers (Light Blue) of the Non-Aligned Movement (2005). During the Cold War the world was structured around two large blocks: capitalist (led by the United States) and communist (led by the Soviet Union). These blocks formed an international structure known as bipolar, insofar as the blocks were antagonistic. Throughout the Cold War other important trends occurred., especially national struggles for independence, fight against imperialism and the search for overcoming poverty in a large part of the world. These trends ended up consolidating a group known as the Non-Aligned Movement. It is important to note that it was not the creation of a third pole and not necessarily the refusal of the former..
France's position on the war in Ukraine
Europe, France, Ukraine

France's position on the war in Ukraine

Article written by Giovanna Varonez and Giovana Migliari since February 2022, month when Russia invaded Ukraine, the countries, mostly european, have been taking a stand in relation to what happened., and how they intend to take the next steps in foreign policy. The France, from the start, sided with Ukraine in the conflict, supporting the country with budget assistance and defense equipment. Recently, the american secretary of defense, Lloyd Austin, declared "see Russia weakened to the point where it can't do the things it did in invading Ukraine" during your trip to Kiev. still, the re-elected president of France, Emmanuel Macron, tried to distance himself from the idea of ​​weakening Russia, and stated at the Conference on the Future of Europe: "never give in to ...
As Ukraine is unable to maintain its productive and logistical system, the ukraine, a China, the Peace of Westphalia and the globalization
Asia, China, Europe, Russia

As Ukraine is unable to maintain its productive and logistical system, the ukraine, a China, the Peace of Westphalia and the globalization

What prompted me to address the smorgasbord of topics above was a subject by Ukrainian professor Andrei Kolesnikov, “Senior Fellow do Carnegie Endowment for International Peace”, published in the latest issue of “Project Syndicate”, intitulada “Putin Against History”, in which he states that “Putin turned everything upside down. He destroyed all the achievements of the last few decades, including his. He achieved the exact opposite of his stated goals.: instead of demilitarizing Ukraine, he made the country arm itself like never before; instead of keeping NATO away, he brought her to the borders of Russia; instead of making Russia great again, he managed to turn her, and its people, in a pariah nation. Trying to impose their version of the nation's history, he deprived her of her...
The strain on relations between Italy and Russia
Europe, Italy, Russia

The strain on relations between Italy and Russia

Article written by Karen Laura Feliciano and Laura Cariolin As the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine worsens, the European Union has asked its member countries to apply sanctions against Russia. One country that was heavily affected by making this order was Italy., since she had strong commercial relations with the Russian country, generating a crisis in the distribution of various services and products. One of the most affected services are those related to European energy distribution., which mainly affects the Italian territory, which had Russia and the former Soviet countries as one of its biggest energy suppliers. Thus, it is possible to identify disturbances in their relationships. in the foreground, It is necessary to understand the old partnership between Russia and...
Russia-Ukraine: three months and a world that only uses outdated strategies
Europe, International Organizations, Russia, Ukraine, European Union

Russia-Ukraine: three months and a world that only uses outdated strategies

Number of sanctions imposed by the US and EU on Russia (2014-2018) Since the beginning of February 2022 Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have increased significantly. At this moment, almost all international analysts argued that there would be no armed conflict between the two countries, summing it up to a power play by Russia. In 24 February 2022 conflict between the two countries began. analysts, at this moment, claimed it would be a quick conflict in which Russia would soon take control over Ukraine, imposing your goals: prevent Ukraine from joining NATO and the European Union. Today, the conflict reaches three months of existence without any clarity on when and how it will end.. Apparently they will still be m...