Tag Archives: Turkey

Twins Ege and Efe in the steps of Baer and Pirogov

Read and listen to the interview with Ege and Efe Ergür from Turkey, the first-year medical students at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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Solving the puzzle of the Kurds in the Syrian conflict

“After historic victories against ISIS, it’s time to bring our great young people home!” wrote Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, on Twitter on 20 December 2018. After historic victories against ISIS, it’s time to bring our … Continue reading

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The Second Crimean War: When Decaying Empires Strike Back

Professor Rein Taagepera maps the present situation in Crimea, Russia, and Ukraine in the broader historical context, relying on quantitative studies of empire growth and decay over the last 5000 years. Continue reading

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