Anton Barbashin digests the reaction of Russian experts to the recent G7 summit in Biarritz, taking stock of Macron’s talk of better ties with Russia as a thinly veiled means to forestall a rising China
Author: Anton Barbashin
Anton Barbashin reviews Sergei Karaganov’s latest piece on the recent spate of protests in Moscow
Russian foreign policy 5 years since Crimea
Scenario: The year is 2028. For a decade and a half, Russia has been in a state of frosty confrontation with the West. Putin’s departure...
Donald Trump’s words and actions show scant commitment to the ideas that bind the West. The American President is instead embracing a distinctly Russian lexicon and world view: That of an amoral, multipolar world defined by raw strength.
By approving of Ivan Ilyin’s philosophy, the Russian state is effectively sugar coating a holder of bitterly fascist views
The disintegration of the empire still goes on
For Russian foreign policy strategists, the economy is neither so important, nor comprehensible