Europe

Eurozone in crisis and The Greek Revival Plan – new and old debts

Eurozone in crisis and The Greek Revival Plan – new and old debts

At an extraordinary summit in London on 27 February 1953, 21 countries decided to reassess their demands to adjust to Germany’s ability to fulfil its obligations. They cut Germany’s nominal outstanding debt by 60% and granted it a five-year moratorium and a 30-year payback period.

State Interaction: Germany and Russia – German perceptions about Russia and NEGP

State Interaction: Germany and Russia – German perceptions about Russia and NEGP

Current Chancellor Angela Merkel has a pragmatic stand towards Russia leading to a priority being given to economic and strategic interests of the state over solidarity with some EU member states and friendship with the US.

However, she emphasizes a strong interest in Russian development in a reasonable direction, as democratically as possible but with respect to the fact that Western style democracy can not be schematically transferred to Russia

NEGP (Nord Stream) North European Gas Pipeline and energy security in the European Union

NEGP (Nord Stream) North European Gas Pipeline and energy security in the European Union

„Severni tok“, formalno poznat kao Severno Evropski Gasovod (NEGP) je 1200 km dug cevovod za prirodni gas od Vibroga u Rusiji do Grejsfalda u Nemačkoj i prolazi preko dna Baltičkog mora.

Kapacitet Severnog toka je 55 miliona m3 prirodnog gasa godišnje i treba da osigura snabdevanje gasom i energijom Evrope iz Rusije. Projekat je pred završetkom.

Takodje, suštinski projekat za energetsku sigurnost Evrope je gasovod Nabuko, koji ide iz Turske do Austrije. Treći krak, je projekat Južni tok koji iz Rusije ide preko Bugarske, Srbije do Austrije. .

Muzički izbor čitalaca nedeljom – Toma Panter

Toma Panter * * * Ovonedeljni muzički izbor nam je sačinio čitalac i komentator pod pseudonimom Toma Panter. On voli čvršći zvuk, rock and roll, ali kako kaže potrudio se da svoj izbor prilagodi atmosferi koja vlada na Bašti Balkana. Kaže da je vodio računa o ženskom polu, da ih ne odbije suviše oštrim zvukom. […]