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12/02/2022 - 14:24
One school of thought firmly denies the possibility of change. It argues that the world is a jungle, that the strong prey upon the weak and...
09/02/2022 - 13:34
That all changed eight years ago when Russia invaded and annexed the Crimean Peninsula, sparking the most serious East-West crisis...
04/02/2022 - 13:49
Israeli TV news devote the briefest of items to the Ukrainian crisis, in between a mind-blowing litany of domestic crime, corruption and...
31/01/2022 - 13:08
When Vladimir Putin travels to Beijing for the beginning of the Winter Olympics on February 4, the Russian president will meet the leader...
31/12/2021 - 13:13
His death was announced by his son, Boris, who wrote: “One of the best people in our country has died. My father loved life wholeheartedly...
17/12/2021 - 12:58
But the real reason for the current tensions lies less in the decline and rise of the great powers than in the perceptions of threat,...
12/12/2021 - 12:25
Russia, China, France, and Germany made their views known at the United Nations, but they would not back Saddam Hussein. Nor were they...
16/11/2021 - 15:58
At the end of 2020, I was conferring with colleagues about the likely trajectory of relations between Russia and the West. One was quite...
23/10/2021 - 14:08
This spectacle occurred the same week as the United States’ bungled evacuation from Afghanistan. The message was clear: Russia is back in a...
23/09/2021 - 13:34
If a satellite came under attack, depending on the circumstances, “the appropriate measures can be taken,” said Lt. Gen. John Shaw, deputy...
02/08/2021 - 12:38
It is nearly sixty years since the embalmed body of Joseph Stalin was secretly removed from its display case in the mausoleum on Red Square...
29/07/2021 - 14:28
Mission accomplished, the two taikonauts – China’s astronauts – clambered back into their home for the next three months: Beijing’s new...

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