Thailand’s Tourism Industry and Russia’s Vacation Season Amid International Sanctions

The COVID-19 pandemic, which swept the world in 2020, hit all sectors of the economy, but tourism was possibly hit…

Lebanon Plagued by Social and Economic Woes

Almost three years of political, economic and social problems and disastrous policies have transformed life in Lebanon, once known as…

Relations between Russia and Algeria are Developing Rapidly


Unlike Europe, Russia did not leave a colonial imprint on the Arab world. Moreover, it was Moscow that in the previous century was actively involved in decolonization, in freeing many Arab states from their previous political and economic dependence on the West, in creating their own economies and policies independent of Europe. Russian-Arab cooperation received a boost in 2000…

Economic Influence as the Basis for China’s Dominance in Southeast Asia


As is well-known, the total length of the state border of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on land is 22,457 km. Of this length, 4,360 km is the border with Mongolia, 4,179 km is the border with Russia and 2,659 km is the border with India, making the three countries leaders in terms of the length of their land border with China…

Americans and the “Blood Moon” Rising


The news divisions of the US broadcast network have “comforted” the Americans with the announcement that they will have an opportunity to witness the “blood moon” eclipse. In astronomer circles, “blood moon” is the term for the part of a total lunar eclipse when the projections of sunrises and sunsets on the surface of the Moon give it a crimson color as it passes…

The Chinese Dimension of Russia’s Coal Business in a New Environment


Various projects to do away with coal and switch to other fuels that emit less combustion gases have long been discussed in developed countries. Some experts have even begun to predict the imminent demise of the entire global coal industry. One of the reasons for these forecasts has been statements by China, the world…

Sanctions against Russia: Reactions from the Middle East


The Middle East media have not stopped commenting on recent developments in Ukraine through the prism of their perception in the region. Particular attention is paid to the topic of the sanctions imposed on Moscow and their resonance in the Arab world. As can be seen, attitudes towards these measures are negative in the region. After all, a number of Arab…

Japan is Suffering due to its Own Sanctions and its Ukraine Policy


Tokyo is experiencing more and more problems as a result of its reckless adherence to Washington’s Russophobic dictates. And as Tokyo continues to adopt new anti-Russian sanctions these problems are rapidly getting more and more serious. For example, Japan has already announced a number of sanctions packages…

How Selling the ‘Russia-China’ Threat Serves the US


Today, if there is one issue in the United States that draws equal support from both the Republicans and the Democrats, it is the fact that China presents the most serious threat to the US global supremacy. Related to this is the other point of agreement i.e., developing a global coalition against China. The Trump administration’s Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, was on…

Biden Cynically Uses Ukraine to Cover Food Sabotage


It’s beginning to look like some bad actors are deliberately taking steps to guarantee a coming global food crisis. Every measure that the Biden Administration strategists have been making to “control energy inflation” is damaging the supply or inflating the price of natural gas, oil and coal to the global economy. This is having a huge impact on fertilizer prices and food production. That began…

The Role of Modern China in a Changing World


We are currently witnessing the greatest change in the Geo political landscape that has ever occurred in the lives of those alive today. At the end of the Second World War there were two major powers in the world: Russia and the United States. Only one, the United States, then had the atomic bomb, which they had used in July 1945 in a live experiment on the people of two Japanese…

Will Algeria Increase Gas Supplies to Europe?


Algeria is estimated by the EU to be the fifth largest supplier of gas to the EU at around 45 bcm, representing 12% of EU countries’ natural gas needs, but this has fallen since 2016 (when it reached 55 bcm per year). Algeria’s share is far behind that of top-ranking Russia (135.75 bcm in 2020, according to Gazprom).  In addition to LNG (there are a couple of hubs in the PDRA…

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