The collapse of the Soviet Union ushered in a revolution of the intimate. To open our series on Romantic regimes, we discuss the trajectories of emotional socialism and emotional capitalism in the post-Soviet context. Русский
На Северном Кавказе депутаты - это декорация. На местах в своих интересах работают князьки – клановые наместники глав республик. Это противоречит Конституции, но за тех, кто пытается выступать в защиту закона, не вступается и ФСБ.
A new power structure is emerging in the Middle East as Russia
uses its intervention in Syria to position itself as an important
partner for regional powers as diverse and opposed to each other as
Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Israel and Iran.
By failing to condemn ongoing human rights violations
in Turkey, the Council of Europe Secretary General betrays the regional human
rights system he is supposed to promote. Originally published on 1 September 2016, updated September 6.
Talk in Brussels among non-governmental organisations and parliamentarians is that the EU lacks a strategy to address human rights violations in the European neighbourhood. However, what if the EU has a strategy?
UN Security Council resolution 2242 passed with overwhelming support. but effective implementation was immediately called into question when the Russian
Ambassador then spoke out against the resolution’s key provisions.
Russian military involvement appears to be increasingly focused on propping up the Assad regime,contributing to a partitioned Syria in which Russia establishes a firm foothold on the eastern Mediterranean.