The president’s loyalists turn bad news into good ahead of a referendum that could keep Putin in power long after his current term ends.
Belarus’ skewing of COVID-19 statistics is unfortunate, but it must be viewed in the context of its ongoing high-stake geopolitical standoff with Moscow.
Russia’s ongoing military modernization has increased the country’s conventional capabilities – but only to a point.
The EU’s glacial enlargement process may fall foul to outside geopolitical players in the Western Balkans.
Ukraine’s long-running religious schism has spilled into the country’s COVID-19 response.
Geopolitical forces could mean that the global COVID-19 dip in defense spending turns out to be short-lived.
Exploring the economic, environmental, and geopolitical dynamics surrounding the ongoing water crisis in Crimea.
The Russian president’s attempts at consolidating his ‘near abroad’ might have the opposite effect.
The Northern Sea Route through the Arctic will alter global trade flows and in doing so create new geopolitical chokepoints. Chief among them is the Bering Strait, where US, Russian, and Chinese interests converge.
Sino-Russian relations have flourished under a mutual disdain for US global influence. But is the relationship really as healthy as it seems?