…next – Prussia, family roots and identity of heart Cultural diversity or universal uniformity? Peaceful co-existence of nation-states or institutional global governance with international organizations and their sphere of influence gaining more and more ground, even in everyone’s private life? Which future will be ours? Roots, earth and homeland—while unearthing the deepest parts of my family history and, at the same time, German history, my uninhibited view of my Prussian roots continues to pave my way towards a new future. Our world today is on the verge of a new beginning. It is up to us to decide which way…View More Without roots, no future. Germans and Russians – Decoupling ideologies
A very personal view: seeing Prussia without complexes – family roots and core identity Roots, earth and homeland – these are difficult topics for my parents’ and grandparents’ generations, but I and other members of my generation are much more relaxed about our family histories. Experiencing home and family roots on my trip to my parents’ birthplaces in Prussia – and thus my return to my own family roots – made me realise that identity is more than what is written in my passport. Identity is complex and has many layers that need to be uncovered. As a result, revealing…View More A Clear View Eastwards: Russia and Germany
The state instability or a low index of governance stability shows low ability of the population and government to resolve the political, economic and social crisis. In countries where the governance stability index is low, states are forced to use more authority in establishing stability. The Russians have a government with a life of 26 years (1991-2017) and a government stability index 6.79 of 100. This figure for the UK is 83.96 and for the United States – 65.31. The Russian government stability index in comparison with the rival countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States of America,…View More The governance stability index and its impact on the government weight of the Russian Federation
The government’s ability index (government weight index – GW index) of the Russian Federation (1) MAYNTER – the Russian government weight has increased significantly in 2018 and was equal to 1.59%, meanwhile, the government’s ability index in Russia in 2017 compared to 2016 decreased by 1.31%. It was assumed that with continuing sanctions from the West against Russia, the government weight of this country will still decline, but we see that the government’s ability index in Russia has increased under the conditions of sanctions and thanks to the increase in oil prices from $ 30 to $ 50. Control over…View More The government’s ability index (government weight index – GW index) of the Russian Federation
The index of budget per capita and its effect on the political weight and government weight of the Russian Federation. Are recent problems and further events in Russia abnormal? MAYNTER – Russia is currently significantly struggling with political problems, with economic consequences and if a solution is not found for these problems, this country will suffer their consequences with great difficulty. Therefore, it is likely that the Russians will take more stringent and rigorous measures to manage the crisis, which in reality will not solve the problem. Or they will carry out serious economic reforms, that the conduct of which in…View More The index of budget per capita and its effect on the political weight and government weight of the Russian Federation. Are recent problems and further events in Russia abnormal?
Fluctuations of population and the governmental weight index (GW index) of the Russian Federation MAYNTER – Russia is among the countries which after disintegration of the Soviet Union has faced the phenomenon of the withering and decline of the population. This phenomenon, despite the negative consequences has caused increase in government weight and political weight of Russia. More precisely, the government of Russia with establishment of stability in administrative layers and also with the management of demography could restore the government weight and political weight.View More Fluctuations of population and the governmental weight index of the Russian Federation
When the Russian bear wakes upThe analysis of the government ability index of Russia (the government weight) MAYNTER – Russia is one of the strongest countries in the world, of course, an important part of this vision roots in existence of nuclear weapon and the powerful fleet and in a roar of tanks and fighters of Russia that drive sleep from eyes of each opponent. The analysis of the political weight index and government weight of Russia puts facts in front of our eyes, which based on these facts, we cannot ignore important and fundamental weaknesses of this Federation. The following…View More When the Russian bear wakes up?