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Kaja Puto

Kaja Puto (b. 1990) - journalist, editor, publisher, refugee activist. Her main area of interests includes Eastern Europe, Southern Caucasus, migration and European issues. She has contributed to many magazines and newspapers, including "Krytyka Polityczna", "Gazeta Wyborcza", "Polityka", "New Eastern Europe", "Political Critique", "Deutsche Welle". Co-author in an anthology of reportages "Mur. 12 kawałków o Berlinie" [The wall. 12 pieces about Berlin] and "Obrażenia. Pobici z Polską" [No offence. Injured by Poland]. She studied philosophy, political studies and culture studies in Kraków, Berlin and Tbilisi. In "Korporacja Ha!art" publishing house she works as a vice-president of the board and an editor-in-chief of "Czyli nigdzie" [That is to say, nowhere] book series.

Beiträge

Illustration: Oleg Borodin, n-ost

30 years – The Fall of the Berlin Wall The Polish Irony of Fate: Still Hating Russia, still Not Loving the EU

Thirty years ago the Berlin Wall fell and so did the old world order. The Soviet Union only survived a couple of years . Some might remember the vision of Mikhail Gorbachev about the common "European house". But now Russia and the European Union seem to stand on opposing grounds. In our three-part publication, our Polish, Ukrainian and German authors describe how people's opinions towards Russia and the EU in their countries have changed in the last 30 years. Part two: the Polish perspective.

Illustration: Oleg Borodin, n-ost

30 Jahre Mauerfall Die polnische Ironie des Schicksals: Vereint im Hass auf Russland, gespalten in der Liebe zur EU

Vor 30 Jahren fiel die Berliner Mauer und damit auch die alte Weltordnung. Kaum zwei Jahre überlebte die Sowjetunion dieses Ereignis noch. Trotz Gorbatschows Vision vom gemeinsamen „Haus Europa“ scheint es heute, als würden Russland und die EU auf verschiedenen Seiten stehen. In unserer 3-teiligen Serie berichten polnische, ukrainische und deutsche AutorInnen davon, wie sich in ihren Ländern die Haltung gegenüber der EU und Russland seit 1989 verändert hat. Teil 2: Die polnische Perspektive.

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