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    A calm before the storm? The socio-political situation in Ukraine
    Oct25

    A calm before the storm? The socio-political situation in Ukraine

    While the war in Donbas in Eastern Ukraine is slowly turning into a frozen conflict, the socio-political situation in Ukraine is entering a phase of calm, with short-term prospects for political upheavals and popular discontent present but rather low. Yet longer-term evolutions do not bode well for the stability of the country, as several factors...

    Why Russia’s Military Escalation in Ukraine is Domestically Driven
    Oct25

    Why Russia’s Military Escalation in Ukraine is Domestically Driven

    On August 11, 2016, the Russian military held naval war games on the Black Sea, and placed its troops in Crimea on “combat alert.” Russia’s military escalation immediately followed Kremlin allegations that Ukrainian commandos had killed 2 Russian servicemen in Crimea. As the Russian Defense Ministry recently expanded...

    Constitutional Court to play role in outcome of presidential elections
    Oct25

    Constitutional Court to play role in outcome of presidential elections

    According to sociologist Antoniy Galabov, the outcome of the presidential elections will be decided in the Constitutional Court and not at the ballot boxes. He sees targeted efforts behind controversial texts in the Electoral Code, aimed at creating the impression that the vote was compromised. The Constitutional Court has no reasons to refute...

    Number of Russians Buying Property in Bulgaria Dwindles in 2 Years
    Oct25

    Number of Russians Buying Property in Bulgaria Dwindles in 2 Years

    A threefold decrease in the number of Russian nationals buying property in Bulgaria has been registered since 2014, data shows. Russian-speaking candidates have dwindled after the events in Ukraine, news website Dnevnik.bg reports, citing a report of Green Life Development and Resorts. However, the property market has retained s stable level...

    Ostrogorski Centre: Belarus becomes neutral to survive
    Oct25

    Ostrogorski Centre: Belarus becomes neutral to survive

    Minsk talks on the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Image: russiancouncil.ru Ostrogorski Centre releases the first major publication on neutrality in Belarusian foreign and national security policy authored by Siarhei Bohdan and Gumer Isaev. This trend towards a real neutrality of Belarus increased in the past decade. For a long time it was...

    Hossein Entezami: Belarus plays a bigger role in the region
    Oct25

    Hossein Entezami: Belarus plays a bigger role in the region

    “We can say for sure that Belarus has played a huge role in the regulation of the Ukrainian crisis and has significantly enhanced its authority on the international arena,” he said. “At present your country has a strong influence on global processes.” …read more Source:...

    Time to declare – Ukrainian anti-corruption reform faces threats
    Oct25

    Time to declare – Ukrainian anti-corruption reform faces threats

    The prime minister urged his cabinet colleagues to be brave enough to do it, saying it was like shutting one’s eyes before parachuting out of a plane. …read more Source: Channel...

    US to deploy 330 troops in Norway
    Oct25

    US to deploy 330 troops in Norway

    The United States will deploy over 300 troops in Norway, the Norwegian government announced Monday, in a move set to upset neighbouring Russia. The 330 Marines, to be stationed on rotation around 1.000 kilometres (600 miles) from the Russian border, will be engaged in training and manoeuvres in almost Arctic conditions, the Norwegian defence...

    Time to declare – Ukrainian anti-corruption reform faces threats
    Oct25

    Time to declare – Ukrainian anti-corruption reform faces threats

    KIEV (Reuters) – The prime minister urged his cabinet colleagues to be brave enough to do it, saying it was like shutting one’s eyes before parachuting out of a plane. …read more Source: The...

    Time to Break Up With the Philippines
    Oct25

    Time to Break Up With the Philippines

    Alliances are transmission belts of war. So our Founding Fathers taught and the 20th century proved. When Britain, allied to France, declared war on Germany in 1914, America sat out, until our own ships were being sunk in 1917. When Britain, allied to France, declared war on Germany, September 3, 1939, we stayed out until Hitler declared war on...