Russia in the World

Crimea: What Comes Next?

These are the days of our Spring discontent. It is ironic to consider that as events continue to unfold in…

Assessing the Costs and Benefits of “Punishing Russia”

Source: Severin Nowacki
With the referendum on Crimean independence and possible reunification with Russia now taking place, the US and its European allies…

Reuters on Crimea: The Triumph of Hypocrisy

Source: Evgeny Feldman
March 16, 2014 marks the day when the people of Crimea go to the voting booths to decide whether they…

Georgian Background to the Western “Invasion” Hysteria

Recalling similar fabrications regarding Georgia's aggression versus Russia and examining existing Russo-Ukrainian strategic relations before Western-backed mobs overthrew the government…

US Attempts to Vilify Russia are Astounding Hypocrisy

In the wake of the West's horrifying handiwork in Libya, Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, condemnation for Russia's "intervention" falls flat.  For…

Russia, Europe, and the Geopolitics of Energy

From Syria to Sochi, Poland to Pussy Riot, diplomatic and geopolitical conflicts between Russia and the West have come to…

Russia-West propaganda and different solutions to world problems

Vladimir Putin
It is noteworthy that as soon as Russian foreign policy makes some movements, Western media, as a team in unison,…

Dangerous games around the Sochi Olympics

In late January, the Islamist group of Ansar al-Sunna, based in Iraq, assumed the responsibility for the December terrorist attacks…

Sochi Olympics, Bandar bin Sultan and International Terrorism

The closer the date of the grand opening of the Sochi Winter Olympics, the more headache face the countries that…

Boycotting Sochi is lame political subterfuge

Not since the Soviet incursion into Afghanistan in 1979 has there been so much recrimination and fanfare over the holding…

Russia’s priorities in the East for 21st century

In his annual message to the Federal Assembly for the year 2014 (12.12.2013), President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin…

Who is behind the terrorist attacks in Russia?

The bloody drama in Volgograd on the eve of the New Year, where suicide bombers carried out two terrorist attacks…

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