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Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev, Ukraine. (EUGENE CHAUSOVSKY/Stratfor)

Kiev: A Walk Through History

The confluence of and clash between the city's Eastern and Western influences mirror the country's geopolitical division. Read more…

Automated welding machine robots assemble automobile bodies at Toyota Motor's Tsutsumi plant in Toyota, Japan. (KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Smart Factories: The Next Industrial Revolution

The Internet and related technologies will become more common in manufacturing, changing the way entire industries behave. Read more…

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (L) and European Council President Donald Tusk hold a joint press conference during a European Council summit in Brussels on March 20. (JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

With Ukraine in Crisis, EU Courts Russia's Periphery

Although it will see few concrete outcomes, the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga will showcase the status of nations along the former Soviet periphery as they try to balance between Russia and the West. Read more…

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