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Sweden

The New Geopolitical Board: Sweden and NATO Expansion
Europe, International Organizations, OTAN, Sweden

The New Geopolitical Board: Sweden and NATO Expansion

Sweden's recent accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (OTAN) representa uma mudança significativa no panorama da segurança europeia, refletindo um movimento estratégico tanto para o país quanto para a aliança. Esta decisão, que rompe com a longa história de neutralidade da Suécia, é uma resposta direta à crescente percepção de ameaça por parte da Rússia, especialmente após eventos recentes como a invasão da Ucrânia. According to the "South China Morning Post", a entrada da Suécia na OTAN é um indicativo claro da crescente preocupação com a segurança europeia, marcando uma tendência de endurecimento contra ameaças externas. Meanwhile, The "The Times of India" salienta que essa expansão é alarmante para a Rússia, que interpreta o alargamento da OTAN como um movimento estr...
Swedish elections in 2022 and the surprising victory of the far right
Europe, Sweden

Swedish elections in 2022 and the surprising victory of the far right

Ulf Kristersson By Ana Luísa Munhoz Mastromauro and Maíra Figueredo Gomes Sweden is currently experiencing a period of many changes.: the abandonment of approximately three decades of neutrality when choosing to start the NATO accession process; preparing to preside over the European Union from January of next year; e, for the first time, is the scene of a historic clash between the left and the extreme right in the elections for the post of prime minister - with the unexpected and unprecedented victory of the far right. A woman has never been seen holding the position of Prime Minister of Sweden as she currently is., However, Magdalena Andersson, acknowledged his defeat on the day 14 of September, before the official results, stating that “it was important for Sweden to have...
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...
Finland and Sweden in NATO
Europe, Finland, International Organizations, OTAN, Sweden

Finland and Sweden in NATO

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration the president of russia, Putin stated that, always made it quite clear that the main reason for the invasion of Ukraine was the threat that the country's possible NATO membership posed to Russia's security. The strong objection must not be, only, the fact that Ukraine is a country closely linked to Russia, with common historical roots, that would be moving away from the orbit of Russian influence towards the Western Alliance and the European Union. But, mainly, always according to President Putin's line of reasoning, it would be another step in NATO's continued expansion towards Russian borders.. After all, former former soviet republics, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania, in addition to former Warsaw Pact allies, Poland, Bulgaria, Ro...
Sustainable consumption
Denmark, Europe, International Organizations, Sweden, European Union

Sustainable consumption

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Left back to power in the Nordic countries
Denmark, Europe, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden

Left back to power in the Nordic countries

Jonas Gahr Støre, leader of the Norwegian Labor Party - left assumes power By Karen Andersson & Laura Rossi In a new political tune, the 5 Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Denmark) are aligned with the left turn to power after almost 60 years. At the beginning of last September, to Norway, until then being the only Scandinavian country led by a conservative government, elegeu Jonas Gahr Støre, labor party leader, for the post of prime minister. Støre directed his campaign and his speech to the “ordinary people”, what enchanted the population. This charm can be seen in the numbers., that showed a record of more than 1,6 million Norwegians registering their vote (not mandatory in the country), representing like this 42,3% of the electorate....
THE (Of)Case of two refugees: a humanitarian and European issue.
Germany, Europe, Greece, Hungary, Middle East, Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden

THE (Of)Case of two refugees: a humanitarian and European issue.

Fire in Moria refugee camp, in Greece. (ANSA photo) Authors: Ana Reis and Otávio Rauen In day 09 of September, a fire on the Greek island of Lesbos, no Moria Refugee Camp, prompted the mass relocation of 13.000 people mostly from conflict zones in the Middle East. The incident started after a protest in the field generated by the strict quarantine imposed after the detection of cases of COVID-19 (The country, 2020). After this, in 16 of September, six young Afghans under the age of 20 years were accused by the Greek authorities for being involved in the event (Estadão, 2020). Humanitarian conditions within the Moria camp were extremely precarious: over crowded, unhealthy, lack of water, absence of basic sanitation and other factors ...