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Tusk and Merkel “discuss the World Cup” ahead of today’s European Council summit (h/t Maciek Sokolowski)Yesterday, we reported that Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini’s bid to become the next EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs has…

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Soon to be a regular sight over Baltic skies?The Ukrainian crisis has shown up the short-term limitations of the EU’s ‘soft power’ in the face of a determined Russian regime not afraid of wielding its ‘hard power’. Though we would argue that in the lon…

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