Coronavirus in Russia: Moscow Authorities Take Desperate Decision

Coronavirus in Russia: Moscow Authorities Take Desperate Decision

On June 12, Russia confirmed 14,723 new coronavirus cases–– the most infections the country has seen since mid-February. The situation leveled off in the following days but as of June 14, Russia has reported 5,222,408 cases since the start of the coronavirus pandemic while its total excess fatality count now stands at 126,801.

Technology and democracy: A new challenge for European security?

Technology and democracy: A new challenge for European security?

Technology permeates every aspect of our daily lives. However, its increased presence has posed a significant challenge to our liberties. Western democracies need to re-adapt in order to concretely regulate tech and prevent potential new forms of interferences for its institutions. Especially in Europe have democratic states felt the need to develop new normative approaches and regulations to provide a framework regulating Big Tech companies and preventing them from abusing their power.

Russia’s Problem in Sudan: No Chance for Port Putin?

Russia’s Problem in Sudan: No Chance for Port Putin?

Russia will need to wait for Sudan’s final decision on a naval base on the Red Sea. Close ties to the country’s former dictator Omar Basher and then with Sudanese army generals are not enough to put Moscow’s plans into practice. Also, the United States has joined the game; as Khartoum said it would renegotiate the deal, this means it seeks to get as much as possible from both Moscow and Washington. Yet the prospect of a Russian military base on the Red Sea is becoming more and more distant.

U.S., Germany Continue to Deceive Ukraine over Nord Stream 2

U.S., Germany Continue to Deceive Ukraine over Nord Stream 2

Washington’s decision to waive some sanctions against Nord Stream 2, a move that in fact allows Russia to finish its gas project, was a bitter surprise for Ukraine. Washington and Berlin vowed to do their utmost to shield Kyiv against a blow from Nord Stream 2. But Kyiv should not believe in this as the United States and Germany have no clue how to dissuade Russia from using gas as a coercive weapon against Ukraine.

Russian Intelligence Pledges to Help Lukashenko Target Enemies Abroad

Russian Intelligence Pledges to Help Lukashenko Target Enemies Abroad

Belarusian special services are getting increasingly involved in joint activities with Russia. This is not only about counterintelligence cooperations to combat opposition forces inside the country, but also to intimidate those in other states. Such a conclusion comes from the deal the Belarusian KGB just inked with a Russian intelligence agency.

NATO 2030 at BRUSSELS FORUM

NATO 2030 at BRUSSELS FORUM

During the meeting co-organized on June 14, 2021 by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), one of the guests of which was NATO Secretary General – Jens Stoltenberg, issues related to the Alliance summit organized in Brussels in June this year were discussed.

Polish-Pakistani Cooperation | Diplomacy Talks Series

Polish-Pakistani Cooperation | Diplomacy Talks Series

On June 7, 2021, aAs part of the Warsaw Institute’s “Diplomacy Talks Series” Tomasz Kijewski, President of the think-tank, together with a representative of the think-tank as well as the Warsaw Institute Review quarterly visited the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan at the invitation of His Excellency Ambassador Malik Muhammad Farooq.

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Witold Pilecki – a Flawless Hero

Witold Pilecki – a Flawless Hero

On the 120th anniversary of Witold Pilecki’s birth and the 73rd anniversary of his martyr’s death, it is vital to recall one of the most heroic and outstanding soldiers of the Polish armed underground resistance movement during World War II.

Four Challenges For NATO 2030

Four Challenges For NATO 2030

On the verge of the third decade of the twenty-first century and after many years of being associated with operations abroad, the North Atlantic Alliance is returning to its roots by performing missions to ensure collective defense. What remains the chief adversary of NATO is Russia, but the military bloc is also aware of the China challenge.

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