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Kosovo is no longer a ‘special case’ in international law: the case of Donbass

... missing from January 1998 to December 31, 2000 Donbass 14,200–14,400 people killed from April 14, 2014 to December 31, 2021 Refugees Kosovo 1.5 Million people, 90% of the population Donbass 1.6 Million people registered as internally displaced in Ukraine + 1 Million abroad, mostly in Russia. 40% of the population Agression against their own people Kosovo Empty villages attacked: Donbass On April 7, 2014, an “Anti-Terrorist Operation” against “Russia’s invasion” is launched by Alexey Turchynov, chief of the Security Service ...


President Putin should defend the special military operation at a special international law forum

... this bold argument for recognition, but not in 2022, after so many terrible things happened in Ukraine. For Putin, this alternative argumentation is interesting with respect to an ongoing ICJ case: in an attempt to debunk Putin’s legal justification, Ukraine filed a complaint against Russia in the ICJ, for false accusation of genocide. However, even if events in Donbass are not a genocide according to article 2 of the 1948 Genocide Convention, they can still be a Kosovo-genocide. In this case, DNR/LNR would belong to the same category ...


Russia Envoy Says Biden Sanctions Backfire, Hurting U.S. Economy and Power

... ties with the West. Around this same time, a Russia-aligned separatist insurgency erupted in the Donbas region and Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula in an internationally disputed referendum. As efforts to settle the conflict repeatedly stalled, Russia began amassing troops along Ukraine's borders last year and called for a reorganization of Europe's security order to roll back NATO activities in the former Soviet sphere of influence. When the U.S. and its Western allies refused these demands, Antonov said this was "the last ...


A Russian Perspective on the Food Crisis

... Kherson, Chernomorsk, Ochakov, Odessa, and Yuzhny (seventy vessels from sixteen countries as of May 31). Russia is taking measures to support civilian shipping. The port of Mariupol has been cleaned up and has resumed its operations. Since March, the Russian Navy has been organizing daily humanitarian corridors from the territorial waters of Ukraine to the Bosporus Strait. The detailed coordinates have been made public. We are grateful to our Turkish partners for their attention to the issue of restoring food deliveries across the Black Sea and for the readiness demonstrated by Ankara to ...


Ukraine’s losses are China’s gains

... void’ left in the Russian market by outgoing Western businesses. Cooperation with China has contributed to Russia’s federal budget surplus between January–April 2022 despite the war. Maintaining this financial and economic stability appears to be Russia’s strategy as it continues to press in Ukraine. By 2023, most or all bilateral trade is expected to be conducted in renminbi. Chinese companies and brands will likely dominate large segments of the Russian consumer market and will become Russia’s key industrial and technological partners....


Kissinger and the Fight for Russia

... result will be a fundamental demarcation between Russia and Europe, which will make it impossible to maintain even insignificant neutral zones and will require a significant reduction in trade and economic ties. Restoring control over the territory of Ukraine, which, most likely, should become a long-term goal of Russian foreign policy, will solve the main problem of regional security — the presence of a “grey zone”, the management of which inevitably becomes the subject of a confrontation that is dangerous from the point of view of escalation. In this sense,...


EER Expert Discussion on Consequences of Russia-Ukraine Conflict for Geopolitical Situation

On May 27, 2022, European Eye on Radicalization (EER), an international multimedia platform, held an online expert discussion on the consequences of Russia-Ukraine conflict for the geopolitical situation in various regions of the world and for the prospects of countering international terrorism and political radicalism On May 27, 2022, European Eye on Radicalization (EER), an international multimedia platform,...


Russia should take the leadership of International Criminal Court reform

... of Azov batallion fighters captured in Azovstal. They always asked for third-party intervention, so their “evacuation” to an international denazification tribunal, in Africa or Asia, is a possible answer to their call. Conclusion In conclusion, Russia can denazify Ukraine by de-westernizing global justice. ICC reform can be the first step in a larger diplomatic counter-offensive for Global Russia, a renewed concept of Русский Мир. The ICC can become an instrument of power projection and moral authority ...


Shanghai Institute for International Studies and The Belfer Center Fourth International Expert Forum

... Harvard University, held the fourth online international high-level expert round table, dedicated to the trends in the development of world politics in the context of acute recent crises. The session addressed various international political aspects of Russia-Ukraine conflict, including Italy's latest proposals on the future status of Ukraine in the new European security format, new U.S. commitments regarding the security of Taiwan, the prospects for reaching agreements on the exchange of prisoners of war ...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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