After the historic meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro in Panama, Russian experts are preoccupied with the question of the Kremlin losing its historic ally in Latin America
Presenting a collection of essays by leading Russian and Ukrainian experts, Brothers Armed charts the history of military reform and progress in Ukraine and Russia from the collapse of the Soviet Union to the 2014 annexation of Crimea
Clearly neither side is in any mood to back down and so we should expect a major springtime offensive in the Donbas sooner rather than later
Economic considerations, rather than geopolitical considerations, may have played an important role in Moscow’s decision to supply both Iran and China with new missile systems
Given the current international context, recent initiatives by Russia to boost its soft power abroad are losing their effectiveness. What’s needed now is a long-term strategy for Russian soft power
As a way to offset Western financial sanctions, Russia is interested in attracting tens of billions of dollars from the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Indonesia and other rich, predominantly Muslim states, and becoming a new center for Islamic finance. Will it succeed?