As disinformation comes before fear, worry and anxiety are on the rise, allowing conspiracy theories to proliferate.
The initiator and originator of this geopolitical project is the Warsaw Institute, a think tank based in Poland.
As reported by the Kommersant newspaper, a project is being developed in Russia to abolish the requirement to renounce the citizenship of other countries before obtaining a Russian passport.
The upcoming months will be of key importance in many areas. The results of the next presidential election in the United States, which will determine whether Washington continues or radically changes its course both in domestic and foreign policy, will be extremely important not only for the future of Americans, but also for the entire world.
The post-Soviet zone has found itself in a shaky position for the first time in five years, or since Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and a hot phase of the Donbas war.
Apart from breaking up the Transatlantic Alliance, the strategic goal of Russian policy has long been to break up the European Union. A solidarity-based and strong EU prevents Russia’s expansion on the Old Continent.
The U.S. Congress is currently working on the adoption of the Georgia Support Act, a piece of legislation establishing additional support mechanisms for the authorities in Tbilisi.
Gone are the days when Communist China asked Joseph Stalin for help. It is even difficult to talk about an equal partnership between Moscow and Beijing.
At the General Affairs Council meeting on October 15, 2019, in Luxembourg, an unfavorable decision was delivered as for the opening of accession negotiations with the two Western Balkan countries: Albania and North Macedonia.
Codenamed Operation Peace Spring, the Turkish offensive into Syria is likely to shift the balance of power in Syria while deteriorating Ankara’s relations with the West.
The Donald Trump administration has blacklisted China’s COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) and its affiliated unit COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Seaman & Ship Management. And though U.S. punitive measures failed to cover the whole company –– known worldwide as one of the biggest container ship owners –– they have yet caused significant market turmoil while, quite unexpectedly, striking a blow to a Russian LNG venture.
80 percent of Poland’s electricity comes from coal. Along with the rocketing costs of CO2 emissions and the higher demand for energy, its prices are going down, a tendency that raises concern on the Vistula. Poland’s energy transformation is a must, and renewable energy is not enough: the country will need nuclear power plants.
Newest polls found that only a dozen or so percent of Georgian citizens see their country going in the right direction. On the one hand, a change in power in the next year’s general vote is likely to happen if the Georgian political stage witnesses the birth of the long-awaited “third political force.”
The First Caspian Economic Forum, during which politicians and business representatives from five Caspian Sea states have met, has been recently held in Turkmenistan. As anticipated, the event has become a perfect occasion to announce a series of declarations and agreements by individual policy makers. Among the published reports, those regarding the plans of constructing the Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline, which is greatly supported by the US and EU, seem particularly interesting.