he press statement of NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg after the NATO Summit on March 24 points out a strategy shift for the alliance after the Russian aggression against Ukraine.
There is no doubt that his warnings of the need to hold voters back from the far right and his role in the Ukraine-Russia war both played a big part in his success.
n the past two decades, Russia has become the largest supplier of weapons to Southeast Asia in an attempt to balance China with Russian arms exports to Southeast Asia totaling more than $10.
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.
-led sanctions on Russia after it launched a “military operation” in Ukraine “to prevent it from joining NATO.
Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine is threatening world agriculture and thus food security.
n February 24, 2022, the Russian Federation started a wide-scale attack on Ukraine, referred to by Moscow as a “special military operation.
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.
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.
Read: An Axis of Evil: Why Russia and China Protect Myanmar’s Military RegimeWashington’s strategic calculation, namely that by not calling crimes against the Rohingya a genocide, the United States would in due course steer Myanmar’s most powerful stakeholder, the military, away from Washington’s number one imperial rival, China, also proved patently false.
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.
On the opposite side, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced before the Russian National Security Council on March 11 that Russia would also accept volunteers who want to fight against Ukraine.
Japan at first balked at the prospect of stopping the import of Russian oil, but by that time so had the Europeans, so clearly a calculation was made that Japan would not stand out on that issue.
n Tuesday, March 15, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov confirmed the U.
utin’s speech following the Russian military intervention in Ukraine outlines Russia’s justification on political and military grounds.
But since the Russia-Ukraine war was at the border of the relatively immune and safe Europe, it required immediate intervention.
nterest in the history of statehood arose in the minds of the intellectual elite of the Russian society in the second half of the 18th century, largely under the influence of the French Enlightenment, the ideas of which Empress Catherine II tried to apply locally in the first decade of her reign.