CNN: Why does Russia, population 146 million, have fewer coronavirus cases than Luxembourg?

Does Russia have coronavirus under control? According to information released by Russian officials, Putin’s strategy seems to have worked. The number of confirmed Russian coronavirus cases is surprisingly low, despite Russia sharing a lengthy border with China and recording its first case back in January.

Amb. Tony Kevin: COVID 19 and possibilities for effective international security dialogue

Remarkably, since the COVID – 19 pandemic first began to impact seriously in recent weeks  (through Italy) on Europe and US, there has been almost no international dialogue among Western countries’ political leaders, or with Chinese and Russian leaders.

WAPO: Six years and $20 billion in Russian investment later, Crimeans are happy with Russian annexation

After a hastily organized and deeply contentious referendum on March 16, 2014, following Russia’s military occupation of the peninsula, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty of accession with Crimean leaders in Moscow two days later. An avalanche of international criticism followed.

Mikhail S. Gorbachev: If war is the consequence of a policy, then get rid of the policy

It is only two months into 2020, and the world has already been on the brink of a clash between two great powers. These were real military actions-in Iran, Iraq, and Syria. Then the participants seemed to rethink and stepped back from the brink, What is this? It’s the old policy of “balancing on the edge of war.” A dangerous, adventurist policy.

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