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Presidential Election in Russia
15| March| 2024

Russian voters went to polls from 15 to 17 March to (re)elect their president, Vladimir Putin, who was running for a fifth term, 24 years after he first came to power. These elections are seen as a way of reinforcing Putin's control of the country and support for the war in Ukraine, since there warno opposition candidates (they have died, are in exile or were unable to stand) and the remaining 3 candidates were supporters of the President.

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2 years of war in Ukraine
28| February | 2024

On February 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. Two years later, the conflict continues with profound implications for European security, the international order and the world economy.

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Henry A. Kissinger: 1923-2023
5 | December | 2023

Henry Kissinger was probably the most powerful and influential American diplomat and Secretary of State of the 20th century. A realist, he was always guided by the defence of the national interest, with a decisive impact on the world. He shaped the geopolitics of the Cold War, negotiating with world leaders such as Deng Xiaoping, Leonid Brezhnev, Anwar Sadat and Golda Meir, among others. Controversial and a staunch anti-communist, he promoted a strategy of détente with Russia and the restoration of relations with China.

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Turkey Elections 2023
30 | May | 2023

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was re-elected president of Turkey in the second round of elections, defeating Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu by 4 percent. Before the first round of elections on May 14, several analysts believed there was a real chance of winning for the opposition leader representing a united opposition. Erdoğan's AKP rules the country for over two decades, but the recent earthquakes, the country's economic situation and the Kurdish electorate vote were seen as factors that could influence a change in the Turkish political chess.

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