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.
ust days before Russian forces invaded Ukraine on February 24, U.
s a violation of international law that reneges on its commitment to respect Ukraine’s sovereignty under Article 1 of the Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances, Russia’s February 2022 invasion is a test case that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is watching closely to assess U.
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.
administration under Joe Biden has singled out a “growing rivalry with China and Russia” as a key challenge facing the United States.
Her 41-second clip, which captured the very moment the Russian-made Mi-35 Phoenix transport/attack helicopter got hit by a rocket fired by the Kachin Independence Army ground troops and went down, has since gone viral on Burmese social media platforms where it is widely and wildly celebrated by anti-coup protesters.
Recently, Chatham House removed the name of Russian-Turkmen ex-banker Dmitry Leus, a Conservative Party donor, from the “The UK’s Kleptocracy Problem” report after a “threatened legal action for libel.
With the shifting global balance and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the United States’ digital doctrine appears to be evolving from being a pioneer in pushing internet openness to tracking constraining digital adversaries, such as Russia and China, and projecting U.
In this context, Saudi Arabia appears to be behaving like Russia, using oil to gain leverage over the West and back Russia, which is losing ground on all fronts.
The conflicts right now are between Russia and the United States, but they still cooperate on the space program.
Popular will versus power politics First, Russia has instrumentally used and abused the concept of popular will.
Turkey's participation at the SCO summit with a special invitation from Russia, in this regard, could have potential implications for the Middle East.
Expectedly, the war in Ukraine and nuclear threats seem to dominate this year’s agenda as Russian President Vladimir Putin warns the world that he “is not bluffing” about using nuclear weapons.
Also, Russia reiterates the “One China” policy as Sergei Lavrov, the foreign minister of Russia, told reporters in Tashkent that "ur position on the existence of only one China remains unchanged.
The Russia-Ukraine war has deeply affected not only the countries involved, but also the entire global economy and financial markets.