The shifting political landscape in South America is unlikely to have serious implications for Moscow’s economic interests in the region. However, regional organizations such as BRICS may see some decline in their relative importance
The growing consensus is that Donald Trump, if elected U.S. president, would push for stronger relations with Russia. But is that really the case?
The impeachment of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff may not lead to a re-thinking of Brazil’s relationship with Russia, but it could fundamentally alter Brazil’s role within the BRICS and lead to greater U.S. influence within the nation
Far from improving the security environment in Europe, Montenegro’s joining of NATO may actually add to Russian fears of unrestrained NATO expansion eastward
Ahead of this fall’s Duma elections, all eyes are now on Russia’s political primaries taking place on May 22. For United Russia, the current ruling party, they are a test of the strength and diversity of the nation’s political platform