After initial deployments in Ukraine and Syria, the African continent has become the main theater for Wagner Group operations.
President Zelensky has set his sights on Ukraine’s constitutional court following a decision to reverse key anti-corruption reforms.
First in a two-part series, this backgrounder traces the origins and earliest deployments of Russia’s infamous mercenary outfit: the Wagner Group.
The Belarus crisis is mainly the result of domestic political tensions. But paradoxically, this is an internal issue that carries a profound international dimension as well.
What’s at stake for Moscow in the ongoing Belarus crisis, and how far is the Kremlin willing to go to protect its interests?
Counter-protests have been a risky proposition for beleaguered governments through the 2010s. Will Belarus be any different?
Ukraine’s long-running religious schism has spilled into the country’s COVID-19 response.
Exploring the economic, environmental, and geopolitical dynamics surrounding the ongoing water crisis in Crimea.
Minsk has tried to carve out a more independent niche since the Ukraine crisis, but its room for maneuver remains severely constrained.
Assessing the wider issues that must be resolved if peace is to return to Ukraine.