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.
Relations between Russia and Belarus have been out of balance ever since the annexation of Crimea. Both are still close partners, but mutual suspicions are creeping into strategic decision making in both Moscow and Minsk
The Venezuelan government, according to Rosneft, is repaying its multi-billion-dollar loans on time. That is a misleading claim at best. But those loans are more about their geopolitical impact than their financial viability