Orthodoxy also plays a pivotal role in Russia’s new Mediterranean entrenchment.
Deficiencies have been revealed by the Russian military’s experience in Syria, proving the conflict to be a valuable learning experience.
The long wait in an antechamber of Russia’s upper chamber, the Federation Council, to see senator Aleksey Pushkov was a reminder of the current frosty state of relations between Russia and Europe.
Beatrice Fihn is leading a movement to abolish nuclear weapons. The organization she heads, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), is determined to transform how we view our nuclear arsenals.
Facing U.S. sanctions and tariffs, Moscow and Beijing are finding lots of common ground.
Four decades ago, Mary Dejevsky spent a year as an exchange student in the Soviet Union. On her return this year, she found much had changed for the better and wonders why western narratives about Russia are still stuck in the past.
A new report from the Henry Jackson Society — a report that is endorsed by the former head of MI6, among others, and getting massive [and uncritical] press coverage in Britain — makes the following astounding claims: Russian intelligence services have 200 case officers in Britain, managing 500 full time Russian agents. Moreover, fully half of the 150,000 Russians living in London are at least part-time informants for Russian spy services.
It was only an announcement, but think of it as the beginning of a journey into hell.
More hysteria from the Henry Jackson Society, which, as Paul Robinson observes, isn’t the sort of place you should visit if you want to be well informed about Russia.
Can Moscow balance the search for new partners in Asia while maintaing its existing relationship with the West?