he ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine is largely covered in the media around the world triggering waves of heated debates and public outrage.
he Russia-Ukraine war has revealed the thin and fragile line between the West and Russia in the guise of a new geopolitical power struggle.
ince Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine began on February 24, the eastern European country has experienced death, destruction, and trauma.
The two parties are also in conflict, although not as obviously and strongly as on Russia, on Germany's Turkey policy.
The most striking example of this new international structure manifests itself in how Saudi and Emirati national interests dictated and enabled these Gulf monarchies to respond to the Russian attacks in Ukraine more cautiously and openly refusing an automatic alignment with the United States.
Although the Russian invasion of Ukraine seems to have brought us back to the Cold War era, the faithful alliances of the past have no meaning in today’s politics.
” But for the Socialists and the Greens, the problem was not just DNA codes! Apart from being an anti-EU political figure, Mélenchon is a leader who, despite condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, is a Russia sympathizer, someone who offered to leave NATO and seek an alternative to the Western bloc.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 pushed the Biden administration, which initially criticized MBS’s foreign policy actions, to start talks with Saudi Arabia to garner their support behind Ukraine in an attempt to further isolate Russia and diversify alternative oil resources.
Meanwhile, Japan, China, Russia, and Turkey are keeping their easing stance.
Russia as a fossil fuel giant For more than three decades, Russia has been one of the world’s top oil, natural gas, and coal producers and exporters.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine added insult to injury as farmers face further rising oil and fertilizer costs, and the lingering effects of COVID19 labor restrictions.
Read: Germany’s Sanctions against Russia Also Hurt at HomeOne of the reasons the oil price fell is that oil supply is relatively “inelastic” in the short run.
The Russia-Ukraine War is another striking example of a UN failure.
onths after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the war seems to have fallen short of its main objectives.
ith the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the safety of the Ukrainian people has been endangered.
The Russian aggression in Ukraine, as a potential pattern during the coming decades, has pushed them to review the possibility in case a war escalates in the vicinity.
Read: The Geopolitics of Russia-Turkey Relations amid the Ukraine WarContrary to Turkey’s expectations, security issues between Ankara and Washington could not be resolved in the first year of the Biden administration.
The “old” global crisis of the COVID19 pandemic was quickly relegated to a secondary role and replaced in the headlines with the Russia-Ukraine war.
“The Damage Will Take Time to Repair”: An Interview with Caitlin Welsh on the Impact of the Russia-Ukraine War on Food Security
he Russia–Ukraine war threatens global food security, especially in Asia and the MENA region, which heavily rely on Russian and Ukrainian wheat, oilseeds, and fertilizers.