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Vol. 3 No. 1 (2010): Issue 1 (June 2010)

SIMULATED DEMOCRACY AND THE FREE MARKET IN RUSSIA

Adam A. Bartnicki, Karolina Stefanowicz

The vague character of the interests in a post-totalitarian society, which become clear when seen alongside the clear and concrete interests of the eli

CICERONIAN IDEAS IN ANDRIUS VOLANAS’S SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THEORY

Bernaras Ivanovas

Andrius Volanas was a sixteenth-century Lithuanian Calvinist leader. He was known not only for his political activities, but also gained notoriety as t

ENERGY RESOURCES IN FOREIGN POLICY: A THEORETICAL APPROACH

Giedrius Česnakas

This article examines which theory of international relations is best suited for the analysis of energy resources in international relations. The artic

EVALUATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION STRUCTURAL FUNDS’ SUPPORT IN POLAND: SCOPE AND SIGNIFICANCE

Jaroslav Dvorak

Poland has made significant efforts in the development of the evaluation function as a tool for better decision-making and good governance. Starting fr

WEIGHING THE BURDEN OF SECURITY: US DEMOCRACY ASSISTANCE IN THE POST-SOVIET SPACE

Povilas Žielys

Academic discussions on US democracy assistance reveal an underlying tension between commitment to democratic process and interest in desired political

MODEL OF CIVIL SERVICE IN LITHUANIA’S PUBLIC POLICY

Saulius Pivoras

This article examines the model (models) of civil service fundamental to Lithuania‘s public policy on civil service after 2004, i.e., after joining t

CAN A SOVEREIGN STATE DECLARE BANKRUPTCY?

JURGITA GRIGIENĖ

This article examines the issue of state bankruptcy. Since there is no uniform way to deal with the issue, attention is given to different practices an