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Who Is Guilty of War Crimes in Ukraine?

ould Russian President Vladimir Putin be prosecuted for war crimes in Ukraine? What about Russian military commanders and ordinary Russian soldiers? On the other side, could Ukraine President Volodmyr Zelensky, Ukrainian commanders or ordinary Ukrainian soldiers be prosecuted? These questions have taken on increased urgency as Russia’s military action in Ukraine promises to continue for an extended period of time.

Hungary Election: War in Ukraine Provokes Passive Voters

Read: How Will the Russia-Ukraine War Affect the Balkans? Divergence with the West Since Orbán reclaimed power in 2010, the EU has accused Hungary of democratic backsliding varying from undermining press freedom and the education system to eroding judicial independence, which are among the opposition’s campaign talking points.

Normalizing with the Assad regime, Different Approaches at Different Levels

Read: How Will the Russia-Ukraine War Affect the Balkans? The UAE and Jordan, on the other hand, were on the opposite side and supported the Syrian opposition to varying degrees, but after the Russian intervention in 2015, the situation on the ground had changed, which, along with other factors such as the UAE's attempt to counter Turkey and contain Iran with a different approach in Syria, led to a change in the countries' priorities in their foreign policy toward Syria.

Left-Wing Politics Gain Momentum in Latin America

Read: Latin America: A New Sphere of Russian Influence?Feared by the traditional Chilean power centers, Boric is now facing critics from his own leftist base who voted him in mainly due to his moderate stance regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which he recently condemned, the same as he had condemned autocratic leftist Latin American governments such as Nicaragua.