The notion of Ukrainian consolidation of its fledgling democracy is anathema to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is aware that domestic discontent against his regime needs only a neighboring democratic spark to gain momentum for public dissent.
s Russian President Vladimir Putin has launched a “special military operation” against Ukraine, many countries and regional organizations reacted with condemnation, criticism, and sanctions while some others declared their support for Russia.
VIDEO: Russian Expansionism under Vladimir PutinWith or without a UN General Assembly resolution, other states can use armed forces to support the exercise of Ukraine’s right to self-defense under Article 51 of the UN Charter, which regulates the right to self-defense and provides that this right can be exercised by the attacked state alone or with the active assistance of other states.
A new source of fear and loathing has replaced the virus: Russia and President Vladimir Putin, seen as its ultimate personification.
mid escalating tensions between Moscow and the West over Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin paid an official visit to China to finalize the negotiations over a new $80 billion natural gas agreement.
In many ways, Russia’s resurgent post-Soviet foreign policy under Vladimir Putin resembles for the Swedes today the age of Peter the Great in the early 1700s - a time when the fear of Russia, namely rysskräck, or “Russophopia,” emerged and was later institutionalized to this day.
VIDEO: Russian Expansionism under Vladimir Putin The new era in Kazakhstan and Central Asia contains risks as well as opportunities for Turkey.
VIDEO: Russian Expansionism under Vladimir PutinIt should be noted that Turkey is in a precarious situation since it is developing relations with Russia within the framework of Turkey’s pursuit of an independent foreign policy strategy.
Tokayev’s opinion was immediately shared by leaders of both Belarus and Russia, where President Vladimir Putin classified events in Kazakhstan as “aggression of international terrorism.
In April 2012, when then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was asked in the Russian Duma about whether he supported the idea of creating a network of Russian private military companies, he replied positively and emphasized that PMCs could be tools of influence abroad, allowing the realization of national interests without the direct involvement of the state.
And on December 30, Putin and Biden had a phone conversation about Russia’s demands.
Israeli startups raised $325 million from Chinese investors in 2018, compared to $76 million in 2013, and Chinese investments aim to benefit from Israeli knowledge in the areas of artificial intelligence, advanced computing, autonomous vehicles, robotics, and data science.
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Read: Facebook’s Lawsuit against Israeli Spy Firm NSO Reveals Its Dirty WorkIt is rumored that a consensus between Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan could not be reached at the summit held in Sochi last October.
requirement, Russian President Vladimir Putin asked the State Duma to prepare a “mirror response.
Subsequently, Volodymyr Zelensky returned to the idea, seeking to make it one of the focal points of his personal meeting with Russia’s president Vladimir Putin in 2019.
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