Conflict & Diplomacy

22 March 2018
Superpower Chess Games in Central Asia

Washington may be giving up on Kyrgyzstan, China ups its game in Tajikistan, and both keep a watchful eye on Moscow.

20 March 2018
War Hero Accused of Plotting to Destroy Ukrainian Parliament
Nadezhda Savchenko fires back, says government is responsible for the disasters in the east, plans presidential run.
20 March 2018
Albania Busts Human Smuggling Ring

Clients paid up to $30,000 for fake documents and travel to the U.S. and Canada.

15 March 2018
When States Kill

There can be no doubt who poisoned Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury on 4 March. The interesting question is why.

By Peter Rutland
14 March 2018
Bulgaria Fires Back Over Erdogan’s Provocative Comments
The Turkish president’s remark about “victims and oppressed brothers” in the Balkans rankles in the former Ottoman colonies.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili
13 March 2018
Georgian Prime Minister Reaches Out to Russia
Moscow welcomes overture to improve bilateral relations, but says the death of a Georgian national in South Ossetia should not be part of the conversation.
12 March 2018
Ukrainian Negotiator Named in Big Terror Plot

Kyiv also reportedly believes pro-Russian groups in the country are using cryptocurrency to support rebels.

8 March 2018
Tajik Dissidents Running Out of Safe Havens

Turkey is increasingly hostile to religious exiles and other opponents of harsh Dushanbe regime, Tajik activists claim.

7 March 2018
Poland Clashes With Both EU and U.S. Over Recent Moves

Ruling party, risking EU voting rights suspension, appoints own nominees to judicial watchdog, while Holocaust law might cost Warsaw U.S. funding for military projects.



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