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Disinformation Is Contagious

Disinformation Is Contagious

As disinformation comes before fear, worry and anxiety are on the rise, allowing conspiracy theories to proliferate.

Russia Hands Out Passports to Its Diaspora

Russia Hands Out Passports to Its Diaspora

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 Year 2020 to Be of Key Importance for the Three Seas Initiative

The Year 2020 to Be of Key Importance for the Three Seas Initiative

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.

Russia’s policy strategy

Russia’s policy strategy

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.

U.S. Congress Shows Support for Georgia

U.S. Congress Shows Support for Georgia

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.

Russia – China’s Junior Partner

Russia – China’s Junior Partner

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.

Turkey’s Invasion of the Syrian Kurds

Turkey’s Invasion of the Syrian Kurds

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.

U.S. Sanctions Hit Chinese Company

U.S. Sanctions Hit Chinese Company

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.

Poland Needs Nuclear Power Plants, And U.S. Could Help

Poland Needs Nuclear Power Plants, And U.S. Could Help

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.

Georgia Is Tilting Towards Political Turmoil

Georgia Is Tilting Towards Political Turmoil

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.”

Playing the Trans-Caspian Game

Playing the Trans-Caspian Game

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.

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