Russia

I. Vladimir Putin’s accession to power and his actions at the head of the state : which leader is he ?  As officer of the KGB posted in Dresden at the time of the fall of the Wall, he began ...

Introduction In Idlib, the Turkish counteroffensive is on the march. At least this is the message that Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to imprint in the minds of Syrian President Bashar el-Assad and his Russian godfather, Vladimir Putin. On 5th of ...

Introduction Russia has promised greater support for parents as the country continues to struggle with a low birth rate.e “We have to help young people, those who want a family life and are dreaming about children,” President Vladimir Putin said in ...

The energy security dilemma facing Europe is likely to worsen as the effects of climate change materialise in the Arctic Circle. The balancing act between securing consistent and reliable supplies of energy while limiting Europe’s Russian gas dependency will only ...

Introduction WARSAW, Poland — The Russian ambassador to Poland was summoned by the Polish Foreign Ministry on December after Russian President Vladimir Putin repeatedly blamed Poland in past days for the outbreak of World War II. The Polish state news ...

Introduction The United States “underestimated” Russia’s support for Venezuelan ruler Nicolás Maduro and is studying how to respond to Russian actions, a senior U.S. official said Monday. “We are closely studying Russia’s role, and we will not allow the level ...

With the economic globalization and the rise of the ICTs, the access to the internet is more and more considered as a basic right, as it first constitutes partly the modern forms of freedom of speech and freedom of information. ...

Cold war dawned a new era of conflicts and crises. The danger of crises was looming during whole period owing to the bifurcation of the world in Soviet led East and the USA led West. Ideological incompatibility, as well as, ...

A Stratfor article The warning could hardly be starker: “Mankind is moving to the brink of the abyss,” Belarusian President Alexandr Lukashenko said earlier this month in an address to international officials and experts at the Minsk Dialogue Forum. “The ...

Soviet Union had good military and economic relations with the Asia Pacific’s regional countries. The demise of the Soviet Union had significantly hampered the relations between Russian Federation, which is deemed to be the successor to Soviet Union, and Asia ...