Conflict & Diplomacy

14 September 2018
The Beginning of the End for Orban in the EPP? Premium

While this week’s vote indicates that Hungary’s strongman is drifting further away from the mainstream European People’s Party, any defection – forced or voluntary – would puncture his political influence on the continent.

By Political Capital
 
Kashgar, China
11 September 2018
The Kazakh Connection to Chinese ‘Political Education’ Camps Premium

Kazakh government treads a fine line between staying friendly with Beijing and protecting the interests of its co-ethnics in Xinjiang.

 
Zakharchenko
6 September 2018
Rebel Leader’s Killing Puts Ukraine Peace Process on Ice Premium

Moscow and Kyiv trade accusations of blame for assassination of Donetsk separatist chief.

 
31 August 2018
Ancestral Homes Out of Bounds

Despite repeated complaints, Georgia is still preventing Ossetians now based in Russia from visiting the villages where they once lived not so long ago. From JAMnews.

By Zhanna Tarkhanova
 
31 August 2018
Washington Calls on Russia to Cease Searches of Ukrainian Ships Premium

Kyiv plans to respond by strengthening naval and other forces in the Azov Sea.

 
27 August 2018
A Landmark Visit to Lithuania Premium

Israeli Prime Minister’s trip is a sign of warming relations, but also receives criticism for overstating official Vilnius’s efforts to come to terms with the Holocaust.

 
21 August 2018
The Komsu Concept Premium

The tangled history of Turkish-Bulgarian ties shows that crises can often have a bright side.

By Boyko Vassilev
 
17 August 2018
Kosovo, Serbia Leaders to Talk Border Changes Premium

Many fear the idea of a land swap will destabilize the Western Balkans.

 
16 August 2018
Russian Extremism Law Comes Under Renewed Scrutiny Premium

“Jokes on the internet are not extremism,” says Russian human rights council chairman.

 
15 August 2018
Latvian Pop Singer’s Refusal to Go to Crimea Irks Russian Elite Premium
Across the Atlantic, the U.S. Congress unveils new sanctions against Russia, while the U.S. president still wouldn’t recognize the Russian annexation of the peninsula.
 

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