We are facing a generational change among the leaders of the world’s great powers.
The Russian publicist thinks pure and simple revanchism is starting to take root in Russia.
The treaty gave Soviet Russia the chance to legitimise itself
China’s military capability is a thorn in the side for Moscow
Thanks to membership of the Council, Estonian diplomats can gain additional professional skills.
Moldova is looking for its place between Russia and the EU
Yevgen Zakharov started fighting for human rights in the 1970s.
Abkhazian journalist: It’s complicated to build a country based on the rule of law.
Armenia has no serious foreign-policy partners besides Russia
Ukrainians are more interested in economic questions than corruption
Russia cannot understand what it has done to its neighbours
Russian society has a tendency to believe in conspiracy theories
The Belarusian economic model will not hold together for much longer.
Kaliningrad is preparing to celebrate the 300th anniversary of philosopher Immanuel Kant’s birth.
The outgoing US administration painted itself into a corner with the Ukraine issue, says Dmitri Trenin.
The head of the KGB press service believes that Mikhail Gorbachev betrayed everyone.
The Baltic States form too small a region for a serious confrontation between Russia and the US to arise there,…
Ukraine is struggling to explain its policies to eastern Ukrainians.
Support for the Kremlin does not appear to be unwavering in the long term.
Sergei Mironenko talks about the first months of the Soviet–German War, the Molotov– Ribbentrop Pact and access to the Russian…
The West is not ready for Russia’s nuclear blackmail.
One of the most respected Moscow-based experts on Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), Andrei Soldatov, tells Diplomaatia about the unexpected…
“You have to understand that Putin can do anything and have anything done, since he has completely unlimited power. However,…