Politics

Biden Believes Putin Has Already Decided To Invade Ukraine, Says Diplomacy Still On Table

U.S. President Joseph Biden in an update on Ukraine, delivered on February 18, expressed a conviction that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had already made a decision to proceed with military incursion into Ukraine. At the same time, Biden notes

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Russia’s “Mediation” Mission: 100 Years Ago And After

On November 11, 1920, the government of the RSFSR sent a note to the governments of Turkey and Armenia with a proposal to mediate the cessation of the war. Thus, 100 years later, history repeats itself: in November 2020, the

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Disaster of Aggressive Policy

By Firdovsiyya Ahmedova, Ph.D.,Assoc.professor, The Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan The 44-day military operations, also known both as the Second Karabakh or the Patriotic War in Azerbaijan’s modern history, have resulted in the

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Military Veterans to Putin: Russian Troops Near Ukraine Can Become a Force for Peace

By Captain (Ret) Raymond Seebald, Col (Ret) Jitendra Jung Karki, LtCol (Ret) Gunter Chassé, Dr David Leffler  If Russia feels threatened by the expansion of the West, NATO, and the European Union, President Putin could take a portion of the 100,000

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İlham Aliyev About Peace with Armenia, Peacekeepers, The Minsk Group and The Zangezur Corridor

On January 12, President Ilham Aliyev gave an interview to a number of Azerbaijani TV channels, in which he touched on a number of important political and economic issues. The Armenian authorities do not have a clear position in the

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Russia Calls Security Talks With US ‘Difficult’ But ‘Professional’

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov called Russian-US talks held Monday in Geneva on security guarantees “difficult, deep, professional and concrete,” with the two sides not trying to soften or circumvent thorny issues.  Speaking at a news conference in the

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The Entry of CSTO Troops Would Be A Point of No Return for Kazakhstan

By Mehman Aliyev TASS reported on Wednesday that Kazakhstan has appealed to its partners in the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) for help “in overcoming this terrorist threat. In so doing, Kazakhstan “described the unrest as an act of aggression.

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EU to Engage With US, NATO on Russian Proposal About European Security

EU support security arrangement based on non-aggression, respect for sovereignty, territorial integrity, says Josep Borrell The EU will engage with both US and NATO to ensure its interests are represented in any possible discussion with Russia on European security, the

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Putin, Permanently Keep Your Warriors on Ukraine Border

By Dr. David Leffler President Vladimir Putin! You are amassing (soon perhaps) up to 175,000 Russian military personnel on Ukraine’s border. Are you afraid that Ukraine and Georgia will become NATO members, threatening Russia’s sovereignty? The presence of these Russian

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Ukraine’s Leader Seeks EU Sanctions on Russia

Volodymyr Zelensky attends 6th Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels. Ukraine’s president urged the European Union on Wednesday to quickly impose new sanctions on Russia, warning that actions taken after any conflict would be too late.  Speaking to the press after

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