Vladimir Odintsov

Why Did Kerry Visit Central Asia?

345345444In the context of the ebb of Washington’s international prestige happening today, the current US administration is striving hard to paint a rosy picture of the foreign policy successes during the Obama’s presidency. However, it is very difficult to do so…

ISIS’ Financial Sources

5537d4433Information published recently by The Independent has revealed that the ISIS terrorist group operating in Iraq and Syria receive substantial funds through a “sophisticated money laundering scheme”. These funds are partly generated by shady transactions carried out…

EU: Cashing in on the Refugee Crisis

456345454Against the backdrop of the ongoing refugee crisis that Europe has been facing in recent months, one can clearly notice the desire of certain European politicians to earn some serious money from the human suffering. If workers…

What will be with refugees in the EU

3242354352222The situation with refugees in the EU from the region of the Middle East and North Africa in recent weeks kept on worsening and became the dominating factor in development of policy of the “United Europe”. That…

Washington and its “Collateral Damage&#...

1239Less than a week ago US Air Force bombed a hospital in Afghanistan that was run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF). At the time of the bombing there were 105 patients and local employees, along with 80 members of MSF personnel in the hospital located in the town of…

The Putin-Obama Face Off

453453222Undoubtedly, the most significant event of the last few days was the 70th session of the UN General Assembly. World leaders shared their views of the situation in the world and the speeches of the US and Russian presidents were particularly important in this regard. On the sidelines of the…

Can Washington Get a New Military Base in Cen...

342423333The special attention that the United States has been paying to Central Asia, while actively seeking ways to implement a strategy of global leadership in the region that is now fully recognized as the center of Eurasia, has been covered in numerous articles…

Who Is Going to Solve the Refugee Crisis?

5645653333The unprecedented wave of migrants that has swept Europe in recent months is now affecting the relations between European nations, since no one seems to be willing to address the issue of accommodating them. This crisis has become a mental shook up for the European…

America – the Land of the Heavily Armed

6357311609691266Thanksgiving – it’s one of the major holidays in the US, though there’s not many who are aware of its roots which lie deep in American history. When in 1620 the Pilgrims reached the shores of America in present-day Massachusetts they had already exhausted their…

Kyrgyzstan has Officially Joined the EAEC

23423434Recently Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have opened the customs border which marked Kyrgyzstan’s acquiring of the status of a full member of the Eurasian Economic Community (EAEC). Since out of all the countries…

US is Losing Footing in Central Asia

639554417In the last decade Washington has clearly demonstrated its intention to strengthen its presence in Central Asia, creating a foothold in the region that quite easily can be described as the “heart of Eurasia”…

Illegal Immigrants and the EU

1106217There has never been such a large number of illegal immigrants to the Old World in all of history. According to the European border agency, Frontex, approximately 340,000 immigrants arrived in European Union countries in the first seven months of 2015 which is…


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