Ailbhe Smyth: “We need a discussion about abortion on a pan-European scale, linked to a discussion about our democracy.”

How did Irish society move from a ban on abortion to a victory for women’s rights? What can be learned from this experience for the current feminist protests in Poland? Małgorzata Kulbaczewska-Figat (Strajk.eu) talks to Ailbhe Smyth, feminist activist who played a central role in successful political campaigns on women’s

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Gorbachev turned 90

Mikhail Gorbachev’s dreams, hopes and difficulties revealed by Andrey Grachev in an interview on the occasion of the 90th birthday of the last President of the Soviet Union.Cecilia CapannaExecutive Director at The Other News (http://other-news.info). Press Agent at Motorsport Technical School (http://mtschool.it). Jazz musician.

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Lora Nenkovska: The Romanian Sofia Nădejde Awards are very much needed because women’s literature continues to go unnoticed

The Romanian language and literature professor talks about the richness and social commitment of contemporary Romanian culture, which is an integral part of European cultural processes.Vladimir MitevVladimir Mitev is a Bulgarian-Romanian journalist based in Rousse, a town on the very border between the two countries. He is the editor-in-chief of

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A blockade of the Macedonian road to the EU risks undermining the region’s European prospects

An interview with Miruna Butnaru-Troncotă, international relations expert on the Balkans, about the Bulgarian-Macedonian dispute over good neighbourliness and common historyVladimir MitevVladimir Mitev is a Bulgarian-Romanian journalist based in Rousse, a town on the very border between the two countries. He is the editor-in-chief of the Romanian website BARICADA Romania,

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