Syrian offensive puts Turkish troops and border plans in peril

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Bashar al-Assad, humanitarian disaster, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Russia, S-400, Syrian war, terrorism, Turkey|

Syrian army advances in northwest Syria are putting Turkish troops in the firing line and threaten Ankara's hopes of preventing a new wave of refugees on its southern border.

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Ukraine, EU oppose Trump’s suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Boris Johnson, Crimea annexation, EU sanctions, France, G7 summit, G8, Germany, News, Normandy format, Russia, Sergei Skripal, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday (22 August) in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating peace in eastern Ukraine.

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Putin: US in position to deploy new cruise missile in Romania, Poland

By |avgust 22nd, 2019|arms race, Finland, INF Treaty, News, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sauli Niinisto, United States|

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday (21 August) that the United States was in a position to deploy a new land-based cruise missile in Romania and Poland and that Russia considered that a threat which it would have to respond to.

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The Munich sell-off and World War II: lessons learned?

By |avgust 22nd, 2019|Nazi Germany, News, Russia, Russophobia, World War II|

In an op-ed based on her book “Score of the Second World War: Who started the war and when?” the famous Russian historian Natalia Narochnitskaya tells about the situation in Europe in the 1930s and the events that led to the conclusion of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.

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After INF treaty death, US tests first previously banned ground-launched cruise missile

By |avgust 20th, 2019|arms control, cruise missiles, INF Treaty, News, Russia, United States|

The Pentagon said on Monday (19 August) it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km, the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).

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Macron extends helping hand to Putin in run-up to G7 summit

By |avgust 19th, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, France, G7 summit, international relations, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

By holding a meeting ahead of the G7 summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron are attempting to extend a dialogue rendered difficult by the continued dismantling of multilateralism. EURACTIV France reports.

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Batumi and Sokhumi: A tale of two cities

By |avgust 7th, 2019|Abkhazia, Georgia, News, Russia, Russia-Georgia war, South Ossetia|

Unresolved conflicts in Georgia don’t serve the interest of local populations on either side of the artificial divide and may not serve Russia’s own interests in long term, writes Ketevan Tsikhelashvili.

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France, Germany condemn protest crackdown in Moscow

By |avgust 5th, 2019|News, protests, Russia, Russian opposition|

France and Germany on Sunday (4 July) condemned a Russian police crackdown on a banned opposition rally that saw hundreds detained, with Paris criticising an "excessive use of force" after a second weekend of protests over the exclusion of opposition c...

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Europe weighs consequences as nuclear missiles treaty expires

By |avgust 2nd, 2019|INF Treaty, New START treaty, News, nuclear arms, nuclear arms proliferation, Russia, United States|

A landmark agreement of Cold War-era arms control signed by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and US President Ronald Reagan in 1987, the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) banned a whole class of medium-range ground-launched nuclear-capable ...

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Have Russia and China gone too far with harvesting personal data for visa applications?

By |julij 30th, 2019|artificial intelligence, China, EU-China, EU-Russia relations, News, personal data, protection of privacy, Russia, visa|

If you plan to travel to Russia or China for the holidays, you may be surprised by the countries' visa application processes, both of which request a substantial quantity of personal data.

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