Brexit: A Geopolitical Perspective

Brexit: A Geopolitical Perspective

Britain’s exit from the European Union, commonly referred to as Brexit, will have far-reaching geopolitical consequences for both the United Kingdom and the entire European community.

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U.S. Stratofortress Jets Perform a Simulated Attack on Russia’s Fleet

U.S. Stratofortress Jets Perform a Simulated Attack on Russia’s Fleet

U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber jets have recently arrived in Europe, at least a pair of which approached the Baltic Sea region while flying from its home base in Louisiana to the British base in Fairford. They first appeared in the region in 2017, with one of B-52 Stratofortress aircraft performing a simulated attack on military facilities in the Russian region of Kaliningrad.

Russian Parliament Gives Nod to Controversial Censorship Legislation

Russian Parliament Gives Nod to Controversial Censorship Legislation

A controversial law adopted recently in Russia is a milestone step towards restricting freedom of speech in the country. This is yet another evidence of the Kremlin’s ever-tightening course in the state’s domestic policy, confirming that the authorities no longer count on restoring social trust by financial means that proved effective in the past.

Poroshenko and Tymoshenko’s War – Zelensky Benefits

Poroshenko and Tymoshenko’s War – Zelensky Benefits

Three weeks before the first round of presidential elections in Ukraine, the first, stable position in polls is occupied by a comedian and TV producer Volodymyr Zelensky. Yulia Tymoshenko recouped her losses, beating Petro Poroshenko in polls again. The struggle between the current president and the former PM is intensifying.

Gazprom Faces Sharp Decline in Gas Exports

Gazprom Faces Sharp Decline in Gas Exports

As reported, Russian state-run gas giant Gazprom may find it difficult to realize its 2019 budget, which is due to lower gas prices than initially anticipated by the Russian firm. To make matters worse, sales of Russian-sourced energy have recently slumped while export figures, which began to drop sharply in the autumn of 2018, keep reflecting downward tendency.

Finnish Security Services Granted Broader Powers

Finnish Security Services Granted Broader Powers

The Finnish Parliament has approved two bills that will expand the surveillance powers of the country’s security services. The draft legislation has been prepared by the government which argues that the adoption of the new bills is necessary in order to increase national security and to effectively fight against terrorism, espionage and the activities of foreign military.

Baltic Pipe Will Free Poland From Gazprom

Baltic Pipe Will Free Poland From Gazprom

Once completed in 2022, a gas link between Poland and Norway will hinder Russia’s Gazprom monopoly on gas supplies, putting an end to a phenomenon that has lasted for several decades.

Warsaw Institute’s Expert in “Nationalism is a Delusion” Debate

Warsaw Institute’s Expert in “Nationalism is a Delusion” Debate

Aleksandra Rybińska, expert at Warsaw Institute, will take part in dabate “Nationalism is a Delusion: Our Futures Depend on Ever Closer Union” organized by Intelligence Squared Germany and ECFR, alongside with Radosław Sikorski, Flavia Kleiner, Douglas Murray and Josef Janning.

Russian-German Gas Pipeline, U.S. Threats

Russian-German Gas Pipeline, U.S. Threats

It seems that the United States will be unable to hinder the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. Highly dangerous for Central Europe and Ukraine, the pipeline is just one of some bargaining chips used in the geopolitical game between the United States on the one hand while Russia and Germany on the other.

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Post-Soviet Frozen Conflicts: A Challenge for European Security

Post-Soviet Frozen Conflicts: A Challenge for European Security

Frozen conflicts occur in regions of the countries that are no longer controlled by the central authorities. Such zones remain under the jurisdiction of separatists who conduct a peace dialogue with state officials in a bid to empower their own governments.

Brexit: A Geopolitical Perspective

Brexit: A Geopolitical Perspective

Britain’s exit from the European Union, commonly referred to as Brexit, will have far-reaching geopolitical consequences for both the United Kingdom and the entire European community.

U.S. Foothold – Russian stance towards crisis in Venezuela

U.S. Foothold – Russian stance towards crisis in Venezuela

Maduro is not yet fighting a losing battle against the opposition for tho reasons. First, Venezuela’s military has pledged its loyalty to the leader since the beginning of the crisis. Secondly, the government in Caracas is in the hopes for getting support from the world’s top players–with Russia at the forefront–because Moscow’s assistance is essential to back the country’s armed forces.

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