Tag Archives: Russia

febrero 26

Hybrid war: The real reason fighting stopped in Ukraine

Hybrid war: The real reason fighting stopped in Ukraine – for now http://t.co/dNfYBJ5atr vía @Reuters — Eurasian Hub (@eurasianhub) February 27, 2015

febrero 25

Cyprus Signs Military Deal With Russia

Piloto del 450 Escuadrón de Helicópteros de Ataque, mando Aéreo de Chipre, con su helicóptero de ataque Mi-35PN Hind-F, de fabricación rusa. De momento, el acuerdo con Moscú supone la utiliación de puertos chiipriotas para naves rusas en misiones internacionales, pero podría ampliarse a la base aérea de Paphos. Cyprus Signs Military Deal With Russia: […]

febrero 23

Could Russia join the fight against ISIS by arming Libya?

Miliciano libio en Sirte, otoño 2014 Could Russia join the fight against ISIS by arming Libya? – Russia Direct – http://t.co/zRHNce6lmi — Eurasian Hub (@eurasianhub) March 1, 2015

febrero 20

T90 argelinos

Continúa el envolvimiento ruso de Europa por el sur. La noticia saltó el pasado 20 de febrero y se combinaba con la propuesta rusa de intervenir en Libia, en la lucha contra Daesh, al parecer con cierto apoyo de Renzi, desde Roma. Des chars russes T90 bientôt fabriqués en Algérie Algérie1.com.- Par Mourad Arbani | 20/02/2015 […]

septiembre 05

For Russia, Ideal Scenario In Ukraine Might Just Be The BiH Model

For Russia, Ideal Scenario In #Ukraine Might Just Be The Bosnian Model (2014) http://t.co/xlYCYctI73 vía @RFERL #Bosnia — GReHA (@HistoriaActual) February 21, 2015

mayo 23

How Ukrainian arms-dealing connects to Syria’s bloody civil war

How Ukrainian arms-dealing connects to Syria’s bloody civil war http://t.co/cFw1sOwkKr vía @qz — GReHA (@HistoriaActual) February 20, 2015

abril 22

Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say

Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say (2014) http://t.co/taYLtjnHjU vía @joshrogin — GReHA (@HistoriaActual) February 21, 2015

octubre 07

Most visited website per Country

Most visited website per Country weighted by Internet Population Posted By Catherine A. Traywick, Passport / FP, October 3, 2013 Sure, it’s not all that surprising that Google and Facebook are the most visited websites in almost every country. But what’s more interesting is where they’re not. Using public data from the web traffic service Alexa, the […]

octubre 06

Vladimir Putin’s immensely powerful modern-day KGB

RIA Novosti – Andrei Stenin Vladimir Putin’s immensely powerful modern-day KGB Shaun Walker, The Guardian, Sunday 6 October 2013 The FSB is much more than just an ordinary security service. Combining the functions of an elite police force with those of a spy agency, and wielding immense power, it has come a long way since the early […]

octubre 05

With Russia in Middle East, China Claims Central Asia

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev after being awarded an honorary Doctorate from Nazarbayev University in Astana. ©AFP With Russia in Middle East, China Claims Central Asia By  Zachary Keck, The Diplomat, October 2, 2013 Russia’s Middle East policy is all the rage these days. An article in the Washington Post on Tuesday notes […]

septiembre 17

China and Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan: A worker welds a pipeline section imported from China. Daily traffic of trucks coming from China, loaded with pipes, is really significant. China and Kazakhstan: Inevitability of Beijing’s Growing Influence Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 10 Issue: 153 August 16, 2013 By: Alexander Kim For centuries, China was a major source of wealth for […]

Should the Use of Chemical Weapons Prompt a US Attack in Syria?

DaDan Barkley Obama and Kerry and the War in Syria, by Dag Barkley, April 9, 2013 If it is Determined that the Assad Regime Used Chemical Weapons Against Civilians, Should the United States and its Allies Attack Syria? Posted by Matthew Barber on Monday, August 26th, 2013 In answer to this question, Joshua Landis and […]

Citius, Altius, Fortius: Kazakhstan’s Winter Olympics Bid

Citius, Altius, Fortius: Kazakhstan’s Winter Olympics Bid Natham Barrick, Registan, 17 de agosto, 2013 Does Kazakhstan stand a chance of winning its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games?  President Nazarbayev recently approved the Kazakhstan National Olympic Committee’s proposal to launch a bid for hosting the Winter Olympic Games in 2022 and the city […]

Panarin’s Map

(Laris Karklis/Washington Post) Source: WorldViews, By Max Fisher and the Washington Post Foreign Staff Professor Igor Panarin became a minor celebrity in Russia when he first unveiled his grim prediction for the future of the United States, which was widely covered by Russian state media and treated as credible. Panarin said the United States would break apart […]

Accession to the EU: Serbia should ‘’Icelandize’’ its European policy

Accession to the EU: Serbia should ‘’Icelandize’’ its European policy IBNA INTERVIEW – Živadin Jovanović, former Yugoslav Foreign Minister By Miloš Mitrović – Belgrade “After the European Union Council had announced the start of the accession negotiations with Serbia, the statements by the EU representatives in this regard were mainly general. They said that the […]

Mongolian mega-mine set to transform country

Mongolian mega-mine set to transform country Huge project will boost GDP, but some are worried about its environmental impact Rebecca Falconer, AlJazeera, 05 Jun 2013 Khanbogd, Mongolia – The vast Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine, in the wilderness of the Gobi Desert, is set to put this former communist nation on the international mining map. Anglo-Australian […]

Vali Nasr: Obama and the Middle East

  Read about this book in: The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. In Spanish: «EEUU: exfuncionario revela enfrentamientos en gobierno por guerra en Afganistán» In conversation with Vali Nasr Mamdouh Al-Muhaini, Asharq Al-Awsat, July 3, 2013 Scholar and former diplomat says Obama is wrong to neglect the Middle East, and his foreign policy […]

The Slow Boat from China

For consumption to play its proper role in China’s economy, three sets of reforms are essential: services-led job creation, urbanization, and a well-funded social safety net. The objective is to boost the consumption of Chinese citizens from its current share of 35 percent of GDP (by contrast, it is 71 percent in the United States) […]

Vladimir Putin’s Fourth Vector

Photo: FP – «The No-Show», by Dmitry Trenin Vladimir Putin’s Fourth Vector Changes in Russian Foreign Policy By Dmitry Trenin, Russia in Global Affairs, June 30, 2013 Russia has pursued a multi-vector foreign policy since 2000, when Vladimir Putin began his first term as Russian president. Putin focused on establishing strong  alliance – type relations […]

TAP Wins on Nabucco: A Total Defeat for the EU

TAP Wins on Nabucco: A Total Defeat for the EU Matteo Cazzulani, EastBook, 5.07.2013 The choice of Trans Adriatic Pipeline as the unique pipeline to pump Azerbaijani gas to Europe is economically convenient to reach Northern European energy markets. However, the exclusion of Nabucco is a total defeat of the EU projects to diversify gas […]