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Gender Democracy

Gender dlia Chainikov

The Moscow office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation has published a little book titled “Gender dlia Chainikov” (Gender for Chainiki, chainik - kettle or tea-pot, when applied to a person, the word means “beginner”).

International Dialogue

The prospects for visa freedom in EU-Russia relations

The amount of travel between Russia and the EU states is growing steadily and the cultural and economic ties are getting stronger, yet the visa regime has nevertheless remained in place. This report assesses the visa relations between Russia and the EU, and in so doing seeks to address two fundamental research questions which form the basis of the study: Why does the visa regime still exist between these two entities? and What are the obstacles preventing visa freedom?