Russia

The Perils of Russian mobilisation

The unexpected military defeat in the Kharkiv oblast and major reversals in the Donetsk, Luhansk, and Kherson oblasts has forced…

1 month ago

Putin has proclaimed a new national idea for Russia as it abandons the dream of a Greater Europe

During his four terms at the helm of the Russian state, Vladimir Putin has made many landmark speeches. Several of…

2 months ago

Putin: “Kiev regime, by its actions, has actually put itself on the same level as international terrorist groups”

Multiple missile strikes targeted Ukrainian facilities, all across the country, on October 10th morning, according to local officials and media.…

2 months ago

Mikhail Gorbachev: A Game that Wasn’t Saved and Had No Cheat Codes

Mikhail Gorbachev’s death caused a surge of debates on his political heritage. As expected, opinions were split. Negative comments focused…

2 months ago

Understanding Today’s Russian Government: Putin’s Goals

Following are excerpts from (which constitute only 22% of) Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech and his answers to questions at…

2 months ago

The facts about the mobilization in Russia

From soviet times Russia have a good mobilization system. Every town district have its own mobilization office (for example, Moscow…

2 months ago

Russia-Zimbabwe’s Parliamentary Relations Still at Exploratory Stage

Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Zimbabwe Jacob Mudenda and his delegation paid a reciprocal working visit…

2 months ago

Russia’s Great Game: Donetsk, Lugansk, Zaporozhye and Kherson are now Part of the Russian Federation

Russian President Vladimir Putin, by signing a new decree on legal recognition of four regions' independence and finally to join…

2 months ago

The Road Ahead: Dissecting Russia’s Economic Diplomacy With Africa

During the September ceremony to receive foreign ambassadors, Russian leader Vladimir Putin offered spiteful goal-setting policy outlines and some aspects…

2 months ago

Russia Facing China: Little Red Riding Hood or Cinderella?

Whenever I read another Western report on the prospects of Russian-Chinese relations, the old children’s fairy tale Little Red Riding…

2 months ago