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The Montreux Convention and the Russia-Ukraine War

The first exception states that warships can pass in the case of the rights and obligations of Turkey, or of any of the other High Contracting Parties members of the League of Nations (now the UN), arising from the “Covenant of the League of Nations” (now the Charter of the United Nations).

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: What China Thinks

Beijing has utilized its Confucius Institutes to promote the notion that China is a peaceful power, mobilized the United Front Work Department (UFWD) to encourage the Chinese diaspora to identify politically with the PRC and participate in espionage operations, and financed corrupt diplomats and foreign politicians to promote pro-Beijing policies.

Is There any Limit to Russian Expansion under Vladimir Putin?

Is Russia really ready to stand up to America, dismantle the world order, and put humanity on the brink of war? In his own words, Russia and Ukraine are united by the “same people and one faith,” where the latter refers to Eastern Orthodoxy, which he has called on many occasions the “Russian cultural code, the Russian cultural dominance.

China vs Russia in Central Asia?

Today, China is truly a global player: it is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC); a factory of world products; a center of the world supply chain; and a major part of the global political economy.

Experts Weight on Turkey’s 70th Anniversary of Joining NATO

Mustafa Kibaroğlu from MEF University stated that “the 5th article of NATO is important … in case of any armed attacks or threats against any member of NATO, according to Article 51 of the United Nations, NATO can use their right to defend their countries,” which he noted helped “military capabilities of Turkey develop highly in a modernized way.