Conflict & Diplomacy

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

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 Premium

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
21 March 2019
Taliban Releases Afghan Fighters Captured on Turkmen Border Premium

One hundred Afghan troops reportedly fled into Turkmenistan as militants delivered a major blow.

14 March 2019
Senior Chechen Official Denies Declaring Feud Against Blogger

Popular on social media in Chechnya, Tumso Abdurakhmanov is seeking asylum in Poland.

14 March 2019
‘No Limitations’ on Ukraine’s Missile Force: Poroshenko

Kyiv says the collapse of a landmark Cold War arms-control pact gives it a free hand to develop new ballistic missiles.

7 March 2019
EU Conservatives Go Toe to Toe with Viktor Orban Premium

Certain to lose seats in the May elections, the European People’s Party delivers an ultimatum to Hungary’s ruling party.

4 March 2019
Report Documents Destruction of Armenian Necropolis in Azerbaijan Exclave Premium

World’s largest medieval Armenian cemetery in Nakhichevan was obliterated in 2005, say researchers.

28 February 2019
Iranian Resistance Group Denies Albanian Abuse Claims Premium

The shadowy People's Mujahedin of Iran set up camp in Albania six years ago with help from unknown friends.




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