Geopolitics

Geopolitics Ukraine

Where is the Russian army in Ukraine?

Русская версия статьи – Why is our army fighting in the Donbass? – Because the Russian army is there. – And why then doesn’t our army fight in Crimea? – Because the Russian army is really there. This joke reflects the entire inconsistency of Ukrainian politics in recent years: while on the international areana Ukraine […]

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Geopolitics Ukraine

Saakashvili against Poroshenko: will there soon be a new Maidan in Ukraine?

Another revolution in the making in Kiev? In early December, a new Maidan began to stall itself on the horizon in Ukraine. In the center of Kiev once again a tent camp of protesters has appeared

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Geopolitics Ukraine

Саакашвили против Порошенко: скоро опять будет Майдан?

Каковы причины нового политического противостояния в Киеве? В начале декабря Украину начал лихорадить новый Майдан. В центре Киева возник палаточный лагерь протеста

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Geopolitics

North Korea is a crazy place – but the West is too

North Korea may be an insane country – but its insanity reflects the insanity not just of the West but indeed of our entire world

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Geopolitics Russia United States

Money is Right: the US, Russia and the wealth argument

Tensions between the United States and Russia do not appear to be decreasing, in spite of a “Russian agent” having been elected to the White House

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Geopolitics Russia Ukraine

The Russian perspective on the Ukrainian crisis. Did the West force Putin to play his hand?

Kremlinologists never miss an opportunity to feel complacent about their unparalleled expertise and their unvaluable wisdom

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Belarus Geopolitics

No, a Maidan in Belarus is not coming anytime soon – and that’s a good thing

In the world portrayed by the infallible Western globoliberal media, history has really ended, like in that old discredited book by Francis Fukuyama: all countries

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Geopolitics Ukraine

No, the future of Europe is not decided in Ukraine

For more than 3 years I have suffered from a bad case of déformation professionnelle. Having kept a close eye on Ukraine at least since the first Maidan in 2004 and visited the country regularly for the past ten years, I was under the impression that the future of the European Union

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Geopolitics Poland

Can the US Make Poland Great Again?

It may come as a horrifying shock to many enlightened and progressive citizens of the Old Europe and in the US, but Donald Trump, already “the worst President in US history”

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Geopolitics History

Brzezinski and the history textbook

I have a little quirk: wherever I travel, I try to get a copy of a local history textbook. So the other day, I opened my copy of a Polish history

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Geopolitics United States

Who is not afraid of Donald Trump? President Madman and the political use of fear

The America First policies that were espoused by Trump throughout his presidential campaign seem to have been cast into the streams of history

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Belarus Geopolitics

The lesson of Ukraine did not teach people anything at all

A few months back I wrote down my impressions from my latest trip to Belarus. The piece was titled “In Belarus a Maidan is only waiting to happen”

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Balkans Geopolitics Politics

Serbia and the EU – a long journey to nowhere

The Serbian leadership wants to get Serbia in EU and they want it badly. This has been the main goal of every single goverment for the past 17 years

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Geopolitics Journalism Politics Russia

The battle of the trolls (and no, they are not Russian)

I have lost count of how many times I have found articles in the media (it can easily be more than a hundred) saying that the internet is supposedly infested by hordes of Russian professional trolls

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Geopolitics Politics Russia

Was the Montenegro coup “fake news”?

Last October, on Election Day, Montenegro’s authorities claimed to have thwarted a coup and a terrorist act against Montenegrin independence

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Geopolitics Politics Ukraine

Why the Ukrainian crisis was a turning point

I have often been asked: why do you care so much about Ukraine?

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Geopolitics Politics Ukraine

Miquel Puertas from Donetsk: “I believe in the European values but the EU has become a prison of nations”

“The further a society drifts away from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it” George Orwell Interview with Gonzo Blogger Miquel Puertas

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Geopolitics Politics Russia

The Russians are coming

The Russian bear for hundreds of years has been viewed as presenting an existential threat to the West. This threat has periodically been marked for history’s sake in some small little convenient heading such as the “Great Game” or the “Cold War”

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Geopolitics Politics Russia Ukraine

The future of the Donbass

From our correspondent in Donetsk At the moment of truth in Ukraine’s “Revolution of Dignity” in February 2014, when President Yanukovich hastily left Ukraine

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Geopolitics Politics Russia United States

What the West has to offer to the Syrian people is more death, brutality and destruction

It has been well documented and disseminated by the operators of the Western mass media outlets that the Russians “cynically” vetoed the joint French and Spanish resolution for a peace plan for Aleppo

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