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Presidencial Election in Ukraine
18 | June | 2019

After winning the first round of the presidential election in Ukraine with 30 percent of votes, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a 41-year-old comedian and sitcom star, defeated the incumbent President Petro Poroshenko, in the runoff of April 21, after a campaing marked by na anti-corruption discourse.

 

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Trump-Kim Summit in Hanoi
01 | April | 2019

Following the Singapore Summit on the 12th of June 2018, Presidents Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet again, this time in Hanoi, at a summit full of symbolism and expectation that the process of denuclearization of North Korea and peace in the Asian continent will advance. 

 

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Brazil: Bolsonaro's Presidency
23 | April | 2019

Elected on the 28th October as the 38th President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro assumed, on January 1st 2019, the leadership of a country heavily divided and in a climate of economic and social crisis, after an electoral campaign marked by great political polarization, the role of social media and the debate on insecurity in the country. Without a majority in Congress, the new head of State promises to implement deep reforms in the country.

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India & Pakistan escalating tensions
4 | April | 2019

After a terrorist attack, the shot of fighter jets raised the level of tensions between the two nuclear powers in South Asia over the disputed region of Kashmir. Pakistan, as a gesture of good faith, released the Indian pilot captured on February 27. Will this step be enough to avoid further escalation of violence?

 

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