There is no unity and resilience in addressing these emerging risks among state actors, though awareness has been expanding among individuals, civil society, and the global public.
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.
fforts towards normalization in bilateral ties between Turkey and Israel have been underway for some time.
On the same day, thousands of Russian citizens gathered in the squares of major cities chanting anti-war slogans.
any policy-makers had warned of the potential Russian aggression against Ukraine, but with few exceptions nobody had expected Putin’s war jets to bomb the capital of Ukraine or the Russian army to invade Ukrainian territory.
There is no single definition or straightforward approach to conceptualize their role other than the commonly held view that such countries are key players in the geopolitics of their regions.
How similar are Russia’s assault against Ukraine and Moscow’s operations in Syria that began in September 2015? How useful are comparisons between the two Russian military campaigns? What lessons can NATO countries draw from Moscow’s experiences in Syria when addressing the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war?Read: Is There any Limit to Russian Expansion under Vladimir Putin? Differences Although there are some clear common denominators, particularly given the brutality employed by the Russians, there are significant differences between the two operations that might give analysts limited reasons to see such comparisons as useful.
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.
By launching a full-scale attack on Ukraine to revise the post-Cold War order, he has resurrected old fears in Europe and far beyond.
With cities around the country under siege, civilians fleeing the conflict, and hundreds of Ukrainians fleeing to neighboring Poland and Belarus, reporters from across the world have not missed the beat in covering the war.
Tensions between Russia and Ukraine since 2014 did not prevent the occupation of Ukrainian land and eventually an all-out war between the two countries.
and Russia over Ukraine, which prepares for the full-scale war with Russia.
“During the Cold War era and after, Turkey has been one of the responsible and leading members of the Alliance,” Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the country’s foreign minister, said in a statement.
Russia has been blamed for attempting to change the post-Cold War security order in Europe as Moscow demanded legally binding security guarantees from the U.
The problem of course is that the French leader doesn’t want to send French troops to a war zone with Russia, as he has proved by speeding up his own withdrawal of troops in Mali, once the presence of Russian mercenaries just recently emerged.
he situation in Ukraine is becoming more and more dangerous each day with additional Russian troops and military equipment heading towards the border.
It was announced that the export of three warships and 16 air defense systems to Egypt was approved on December 7, 2021.
The fact that the Chinese people are taking note of this and are supporting their government’s drive towards greater integration - political, economic and geostrategic - between Beijing and Moscow, indicates that the informal and potentially formal alliance is a long-term strategy for both nations.