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"Europe of Homelands" is more important than superstate the United States of Europe": Alexander Kamkin about the emotional crisis in the EU

"Now we can, indeed, observe a crisis of trust inside the EU, a crisis of European identity. The crisis of trust has been brewing for a long time, and today we can see in the behavior of some Eastern European countries, like Hungary and Poland, some kind of discontent as a result of lack of trust in the Brussels institutions. Certain communication failure is present between the Brussels bureaucracy and those countries-rebels. Eastern Europeans to a larger extent want to be Europeans in the spirit of the 20th century while Western Europeans want to be super-Europeans of Post-Modernism", believes Alexander Kamkin, Leading Researcher at the Center of German Studies, Department of Country Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Today, on July 15, the Gorchakov Fund has discussed the cultural war in Europe with the expert.

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