Two Irelands, One Europe

20 October 2002 Two Irelands, One Europe by Gwynne Dyer Fewer than three million voters in the westernmost member of the European Union, the Republic of Ireland, have just torn down the barrier they erected against the entry of ten far poorer countries, mostly in Eastern Europe, into the rich man’s club of Europe. Saturday’s …

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9 September 2002 Kaliningrad: Behind the Blue Curtain By Gwynne Dyer It’s actually half the size of Belgium, but the countries get bigger as you go east across Europe so it looks very small on the map. Legally, it’s just another region of Russia — the home region of President Vladimir Putin’s wife Lyudmila, in …

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