Conflict & Diplomacy

Volodymyr Zelenskiy
23 April 2019
Moscow Extends Cautious Welcome to Ukraine’s President-Elect

Few in Russian political circles will lose any sleep over incumbent Petro Poroshenko’s humiliating defeat.

19 April 2019
Polish ‘Fort Trump’ Could Become Reality

Warsaw seeks a permanent American base on its soil. Meanwhile, it’s generously funding far-right self-defense groups.

18 April 2019
Russian Death Squad in Custody, Ukraine Spy Chief Claims

Dramatic announcement could boost Petro Poroshenko’s standing days before the presidential runoff.

17 April 2019
A Tale of Two Summits

China’s meetup with Central and East European countries was a stark contrast to the earlier EU-China event.

By Martin Ehl
15 April 2019
Separate Commemorations for Victims of Jasenovac Concentration Camp

Croatia has also been the target of spying allegations made by Slovenia in the wake of failed border agreement in the Adriatic Sea.

WTO headquarters
9 April 2019
Russia Wins Landmark ‘National Security’ Ruling at WTO

Decision could undermine Washington’s rationale for slapping tariffs on close allies.

Abdulaziz Kamilov
8 April 2019
Uzbekistan Offers to Host Afghan Peace Talks

Both Kabul and the Taliban appreciate Tashkent’s quiet diplomacy, but peace talks still seem a distant prospect.

4 April 2019
Lithuania Jails Accused Russian Spy

Verdict comes days after the latest sentence in a major Russian case linked to 2016 hack of U.S. Democratic Party.

28 March 2019
How Ordinary Crimeans Helped Russia Annex Their Home
Five years on, the role of local people in Russia’s annexation of Crimea has been underestimated. Yet their help was vital in seizing the peninsula for Russia. From openDemocracy.
By Olga Zeveleva
22 March 2019
Fractured Friendship

Thirty years on from the end of the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan, war veterans have to deal with contemporary conflicts in their search for friendship and recognition. From openDemocracy.

By Markus Goransson



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