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Shadow Memorial Diplomacy: The Ronald Reagan Centennial Year in Central and Eastern Europe

), the Ronald Reagan Centennial celebrations were used to shore up the American alliance in Central and Eastern Europe. Unlike that display, the Centennial was not driven by current U.S. government officials, and it articulated responses to threats beyond terrorism. Ostensibly a year’s worth of programming to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Reagan’s birth in 2011, the Centennial’s message was a transatlantic call for standing firm against not only terrorism but also Russian encroachment on the region. This article argues that because of the status of its drivers and

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Headlines as Fake News: Discursive Deception in Serbia’s Daily Informer (2012–2018)

–90. FreedomHouse (2016), ‘Serbia - Freedom of the Press’, (Freedom House). Galasinski, Dariusz (2000), The language of deception: A discourse analytical study (Sage Publications). Geis, Michael L (1982), The language of television advertising (New York: Academic Press). Gerő, Márton, et al. (2017), ‘Understanding Enemy Images in Central and Eastern European Politics. Towards an Interdisciplinary Approach’, Mobilization through Enemy Images in Central and Eastern Europe , 14. Grimes, DA (1990), ‘Breast cancer, the pill and the press’, Oral

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Appreciation of the Swiss Franc and its Impact on Romania and other Central and Eastern European Countries

Swiss Loan Costs Hurt Banks , retrived from:, Accessed in january 2015; 11. OECD (2014), Central European Country - Economic forecast summary, retrived from:, Accessed in january 2015; 12. Financial Stability Report 2014, retrived from, Accessed in january 2015; 13. Eurostat (2014), retrived from

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Military Expenditures and Shadow Economy in the Central and Eastern Europe: is There a Link?

resources allocated to unproductive activities, (such as military spending) impose extra burden on the economies. Therefore, the interconnection between military spending and shadow economy is of great interest. Our paper contributes to the topic by providing an empirical estimation of a link between government (military) expenditure and the shadow economy in the Central and Eastern European countries, which are members of the European Union. Namely: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. We find

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Sovereign Wealth Funds in Central and Eastern Europe: Scope and Methods of Financial Penetration

critical infrastructures and the assessment of the need to improve their protection. Official Journal of the European Union, L345/75. Fedorov, Y. (2013). Continuity and Change in Russia’s Policy Toward Central and Eastern Europe, Communist and Post- Communist Studies, 46(3), 315-326. Gilpin, R. (2001). Global Political Economy. Understanding the International Economic Order. Princeton University Press. Global Financial Centres Index 15, March 2014. Z/Yen. Available online at:

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Emerging models of patchwork capitalism in Central and Eastern Europe: empirical results of subspace clustering

worlds and shed a new empirical light on the nature and most salient features of the evolving postcommunist capitalism in 11 Central and Eastern European (CEE11) countries which joined the European Union (EU) between 2004 and 2013 against the backdrop of Western European models of capitalism. Simultaneously, the paper pursues three specific objectives. First, it strives to verify authors’ hypothesis that CEE11 countries have formed their own model(s) of postcommunist capitalism, which is distinct from the patterns established in Western Europe. Second, it seeks to

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Party Patronage and State Politicisation in The Post- Communist Countries of Central and Eastern Europe: A Game Theory Approach

Nakrošis, Gyorgy Hajnalm and Kristiina Tonnisson (eds). Public Management Reforms in Central and Eastern Europe . Bratislava: NISPAcee Press, 13 - 24. Drengsgaard, Linda and Ole Hersted Hansen. 2004. State of the State in Lithuania. Demstar Research Report No. 19, University of Aarhus. Available at http:// (last accessed 30 May 2012). Economist, The. 2012. Putsch-up Job . 14 July. Available at (last accessed 30 August 2012). EurActiv. 2012. Barroso

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An Empirical Analysis Of Stock Returns And Volatility: The Case Of Stock Markets From Central And Eastern Europe

Inc. 2013. The 2013 MSCI Global Market Accessibility Review . New York: MSCI Inc. Murinde, V. & Poshakwale, S. 2001. Volatility in the Emerging Stock Markets in Central and Eastern Europe: Evidence on Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Russia and Slovakia. European Research Studies IV(3-4): 73-101. Patev, P. G. & Kanaryan, N. K. 2003. Modelling and Forecasting the Volatility of the Central European Stock Market. Social Science Research Network , advance online publication Sandoval, J. 2006. Do

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Regional Development in Central-Eastern European Countries at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Path Dependence and Effects of EU Cohesion Policy

. Berend I.T., 2009. From the soviet bloc to the European Union: The economic and social transformation of Central and Eastern European since 1973 . University Press. Cambridge. Bienias S., Gapski T., 2014. Effects of Cohesion Policy in regions in Poland. In: Ambroziak A. (ed.), New Cohesion Policy of the European Union in Poland. Contributions to economics . Springer, Cham. Brusis M., 2002. Between EU requirements, competitive politics, and national traditions: Re–creating regions in the accession countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Governance 15

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