Publications

  • Tuesday, 21 February
  • Regardless of faces: Russian provocations in UN Security Council continue
    Igor Solovey
    Although late Russia's top diplomat in the UN, Vitaliy Churkin, is yet to be buried, Moscow is already making publicity on his death. After the death of its leader, the Russian delegation in the UN…
  • Monday, 20 February
  • Russia's interest in Libya
    Kseniya Kirillova
    While US President Donald Trump is doing its best to prove that Russia is going to become a "reliable partner" of the USA in its fight against Islamic State, increasingly more experts both in the USA…
  • Sunday, 19 February
  • Masks off. What is behind Russia's recognition of separatist documents?
    Igor Solovey
    Russia recognized the papers issued by the Luhansk and Donetsk people's republics – passports, birth and marriage certificates, transport documents and education diplomas – as legitimate documents. President…
  • Saturday, 18 February
  • Brain blockade
    Sonya Koshkina
    Cabinet of Ministers vs Bankova "I am not going to be president. In this regard, I'm no competitor to Poroshenko," Groysman put it straight at a closed-door meeting with journalists on the Wednesday…
  • Wednesday, 15 February
  • Does Flynn's resignation mean the White House is "ridding" of Kremlin clout?
    Kseniya Kirillova
    A formal reason behind the resignation of Donald Trump's national security advisor Michael Flynn was a media scandal during which it was learnt that Flynn had misled US Vice-President Mike Pence about…
  • Monday, 13 February
  • FSB and hackers. What we need to know about a cyber spying scandal
    Igor Solovey
    As a result of Russia's hybrid operations managed by FSB officers, the practices and methods of the special services covered nearly all walks of life in Russia – without much consideration for reasons…
  • Sunday, 29 January
  • Conservation
    Sonya Koshkina
    Parliament, government, Prosecutor-General's Office The presidential administration's holy grail is to form a coalition without the People's Front. Theoretically, it is not unrealistic. Practically,…
  • Monday, 23 January
  • Kremlin bait for "Great Serbia". What is happening in the Balkans?
    Kseniya Kirillova
    Another quite serious escalation may happen in the Balkans. This is an opinion shared by several European and Ukrainian experts in connection with the statements made by the senior leadership of the…
  • Friday, 20 January
  • Are sanctions on Russia taking their toll?
    Igor Solovey
    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, US Secretary of State John Keryy touched upon the issue of sanctions against Russia, saying the sanctions had an impact. "Look at Russia today. Make […] an economic…
  • Tuesday, 10 January
  • Ukraine's ambassador to the UK: "I can see no grounds to say that the UK will step back from 'Ukrainian issue'"
    Igor Solovey
    In January, Ukraine and the United Kingdom mark 25 years of diplomatic relations. What is your overall assessment of these relations and how strong is London’s support for Ukraine on the political arena…
  • Monday, 9 January
  • Strength and weakness of Russian special services
    Kseniya Kirillova
    An archive article from 1988 about Donald Trump's visit to the Soviet Union a year earlier has recently resurfaced in the US media space. According to the article, the visit was organized by Soviet ambassador…
  • Friday, 6 January
  • Pinchuk-Filipchuk ideas: is a deal with Russia possible?
    Igor Solovey
    The story of someone in Ukraine suggesting Russia should be pacified gets almost daily updates. Before the New Year, oligarch Viktor Pinchuk in his opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal said Ukraine…
  • Tuesday, 27 December
  • UN Security Council resolution on Israel: where you stand depends on where you sit
    Igor Solovey
    There was a hot discussion on the results of the UN Security Council vote on Israel over the weekend on social media and then in traditional media. In particular, tough criticism was directed at Ukraine…
  • Friday, 23 December
  • Moldova: Pro-Russian U-turn postponed indefinitely
    Igor Solovey
    Right after pro-Russian candidate Igor Dodon won the presidential election in Moldova, some experts suggested that his victory should not be seen as a tragedy because the country's political system gives…
  • Tuesday, 20 December
  • Results and prospects of Russia's foreign policy
    Aleksandr Sytin
    On the eve of the New Year, it is a tradition to sum up the results and make forecasts for the future. Especially since public figures share detailed opinions on various international geopolitical issues…