L‘economia russa va incontro ad un 2022 complicato: l’inflazione è in crescita mentre l’incertezza legata alla pandemia getta ombre sugli investimenti.
Oltra ai contagi e all'inflazione, Mosca si trova ad un bivio e deve avviare una diversificazione che mette a rischio la stabilità sociale e politica.
The Russian Military Police (MP) ranks among the various structures developed in the context of the Russian defence reform, initiated in 2008.
Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia has adopted various instruments in order to maintain its regional primacy in the post-Soviet space (PSS). In particular, during the 1990s, a favourable political climate contributed to Russia negotiating all the ceasefire agreements that followed the violent ethno-conflicts that erupted in several states of the post-Soviet Union era.
Tra domani e domenica i cittadini russi sono chiamati a rinnovare la Duma, la camera bassa del parlamento. Un passaggio che potrebbe apparire scontato, se si pensa che l’anno scorso la modifica della costituzione (che permetterà a Putin di restare al potere potenzialmente fino al 2036, più di Stalin) è passata con il 79% dei consensi.
The upcoming Parliamentary elections on the 19th of September put once again the nature and inner workings of Russia’s political system under the spotlight. Contemporary Russia represents a prime example of electoral authoritarianism: a non-democratic regime, whose legitimacy is based upon the regular holding of unfree, unfair, multi-candidate, and multi-party elections.
Though U.S.-Turkish strategic bilateral relations date back to the early Cold War era, one cannot describe them as warm today. Many issues divide Ankara and Washington, starting with Turkey’s 2017 purchase of the Russian-made S-400 missile-defense system, for which the United States sanctioned Turkey by suspending Ankara’s participation, in July 2019, in NATO’s flagship F-35 fighter plane project. What is more, new U.S.
A short summary can be a good start to answer the question. In August 1991, President George H. W. Bush delivered a speech to the Kiev Parliament in which he urged Ukrainians to seek autonomy rather than independence. He feared that the disintegration of the USSR would destabilise the entire region. He went unheard; and a new phase began, in which Ukraine started fluctuating, depending on its leaders, between the West and the East.