ince Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine began on February 24, the eastern European country has experienced death, destruction, and trauma.
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.
Are those who cannot come to terms with the past doomed to repeat its mistakes? Many argue that Russia has always sought to satisfy its needs through conflict and by attacking others.
The recent Russian invasion of Ukraine is a good example, showing the limits of implementing international law.
he current and latest waves of upheaval in international relations and the global order that have been precipitated by the Russian military operations in Ukraine in the latest iteration of the Ukrainian crisis are likely to have significant implications, even if the war is not yet over.
Global lockdowns, factory and business closures, travel restrictions, and school and public service closures, all led to astronomical declines in economic activities.
urkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told a businessperson whose business had been affected by the informal Saudi boycott of Turkish products, “They expect me in February.
ayib Bukele, the president of El Salvador of Arab/Palestinian origin, made his first visit to Turkey in January 2022, where he signed a series of agreements covering economy, defense industry, and technology among others with his counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
ver since the Greek Cypriot Administration (GCA) signed an agreement with Egypt in 2003 on the delimitation of an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the Eastern Mediterranean and declared concession areas for the purpose of oil and gas exploration in 2007, a high tension has grown over the possible maritime boundaries and related activities.
According to Francis Fukuyama, after the catastrophic world wars and the collapse of communism, the liberal democratic bloc declared itself victorious and idealism was born prophesizing that state boundaries would disappear and economies would be integrated.
Read: The Drone Warfare Revolution Has ArrivedThe development and manufacture of the F-35 are undertaken by the United States and seven partner nations, namely the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Italy, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
he situation in Ukraine is becoming more and more dangerous each day with additional Russian troops and military equipment heading towards the border.
n January 15, 2022, military personnel deployed by the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) – a Russia-dominated international security organization that in addition to Russia itself includes Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan – started to leave Kazakhstan.
hortly before officially handing over her office to Olaf Scholz, former German chancellor Angela Merkel approved an arms deal that caused much criticism.
On August 30, 2021, this was followed by the withdrawal of the U.
hirty years ago, in December 1991, the leaders of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine came together in a Belarusian hunting lodge, Belavezha, and signed the treaties that formally ended the Soviet Union.
Read: Six Stories from Anatolia to Europe: Facing History and Ourselves In the survey, 62 percent of the participating companies stated that the economic-political situation in Turkey is the biggest business risk.
The scope and diversity of the bilateral relations can be witnessed by a free trade agreement, China’s restoration of a number of Israeli ports, the construction of transportation tunnels in the Carmel region, the mobile phone sector, Israeli food and technology companies, and China’s bid for developing the world’s largest desalination plant in Israel – which was unsuccessful due to an American refusal.
s COVID19 was declared a global pandemic and started to impact public health systems, many countries rushed to close their borders to foreign visitors to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
n November 12, thousands of protesters took to the streets of the Maldivian capital Male, calling for and an end to the Indian military presence and interference in domestic affairs, while chanting, “Indian Military Out,” making it one of the largest ever political protests on the archipelagic country, and igniting similar protests elsewhere, including Fuvahmulah city, where thousands gathered on Sunday, November 14, 2021.