Valentina Jovanovski

Valentina Jovanovski is an editor at Geopolitical Futures. She works with analysts to hone their writing and handles daily digital publishing and communication of analytical content to subscribers. Ms. Jovanovski was previously an analyst at a research firm focusing on corporate social responsibility before moving to London, England, to earn a diploma in journalism. She worked in Budapest for two years as a freelance journalist, writing for several international publications. She was also an associate editor for an English-language Hungarian news portal. She has an honors bachelor’s degree in political science and geography from the University of Toronto and a master’s degree in political science from Carleton University in Ottawa.

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What We’re Reading: Goodbye to Budapest

Goodbye to Budapest: A Novel of the Hungarian Uprising By Margarita Morris Hungary was far from free after World War II. Despite the collapse of the Nazi regime in Germany, with...

What We’re Reading: From Loyalty to Disillusionment

The Lives of Others Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck In “The Lives of Others,” a Stasi agent is assigned to investigate the true loyalties of a playwright in 1980s East...

What We’re Reading: A Story of Survival

A House in the Sky By Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett Traveling through conflict zones isn’t for the faint at heart. There are a number of potentially life-threatening and life-changing scenarios...

What We’re Reading: Cuba and China

The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory: Myths Versus Reality By Sheldon M. Stern The Cuban missile crisis has many heroes. In one of the many movies made about it, an...

What We’re Reading: Merkel and Chopin

Angela Merkel: The Chancellor and Her World By Stefan Kornelius After 16 years as the most powerful person in (arguably) the most powerful country in Europe, Angela Merkel is set to...

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May 28, 2016 Canada is one of those countries where a vast land mass obscures the fact that the country has a relatively small population. While Canada is the second largest country in the world, its 35 million inhabitants make Canada only the 39th most populated country.

In this way, Canada is similar to countries like Egypt, Russia and Australia. Egypt is a country of over 80 million people and its size is formidable on a map, yet most of its inhabitants are located on a thin strip of land about the size of the state of Maryland on either bank of the Nile River. For Russia, the world’s largest country by land mass, its population centers are located in the west, close to Europe, while the vast and desolate Siberian region is sparsely populated and not connected to Russian infrastructure. Australia – the world’s sixth largest country by land mass and a continent in its own right – has even fewer people than Canada (around 23 million), all living in cities along the coast. The interior of the country is unforgiving and inhospitable.

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