Why has Moscow given up on its radar station in Kazakhstan, and what is the fate of the sites in Belarus, asks Pavel Luzin?
Pavel Luzin considers Rosatom’s role in Africa and its influence on Russia’s foreign policy
The Balkans remains a site of confrontation between Russia and the West — here’s why it will stay that way for the foreseeable future
The year is 2028. The multipolar world has arrived. The Western-led multilateral order has given way to different centers of power and influence, notably the United States, India, Brazil, a more autonomous European Union, and an ever-closer axis of autocracy between Russia and China
A burgeoning military and political alignment between Russia and China has provoked alarmist headlines in various western media outlets. But the reality in China is that its foreign policy community has other concerns; its officials and experts are still unprepared and unwilling to cultivate a fully fledged alliance with Russia.
A gradual spread of public disenchantment with Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy is beginning to show. But will that help resolve a backlog of conflicts?
But why has it not happened already?
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.
Why Putin will not be able to repeat Gorbachev’s deal with the West
What is the advantage of Putin’s policy?