Russia in the World

Eurasian Economic Union: Steady Progress Towa...

20180321164553Eurasian integration and developing relations with Asian countries are important items on Russia’s present-day political agenda.  One of the platforms for moving forward on these issues is the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU or EEU), which includes Russia, Armenia, Belarus…

FIFA World Cup 2018: Can You Hit a Home Run a...

2895629A couple of days ago, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia was opened by a match between Russia and Saudi Arabia national teams that many anticipated. At the grand opening of this event, Russia’s president Vladimir Putin announced that: I congratulate the whole big, strong, multi-national…

Strategic Partnership between Russia and Indo...

1352239302For some time now, Russia has been strengthening its position in Southeast Asia by developing partnerships with the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) member states, including Indonesia. The Republic of Indonesia is a country with a number of unique characteristics…

To the G7: Russia Did Not Invade Crimea, or a...

EK42342342Since I left France for a return to the US almost twenty years ago, I’ve noticed that both the French and the Italian so-called progressive press repeat the same lies as the US, in stark contrast to the period of the Vietnam War, when there was still a real anti-war, anti-capitalist…

What Does the Future have in Store for Crypto...

CRY4523423423The second half of the 20th century was marked by the world economy suffering irreversible and potentially catastrophic changes. Once the US obtained virtually uncontested economic and military influence in the world, the Federal Reserve found itself in a position where it was able to print piles of dollars on demand…

Has the Tide Turned on Russophobia?

621уIn his most recent marathon Q & A session with Russian citizens, Russian President Vladimir Putin hit hard and long on the logicality of Russia’s geopolitical position today. The eternal pragmatist, Putin showed renewed confidence and vigor in painting for the audience the reality…

Washington’s Gas War agaisnt Russia is ...

GA42342342It is clear that Washington is doing everything it can to cast a blow to the Russian economy, while putting a particular emphasis on wrecking its gas trade. So, it one won’t be surprised to learn that every effort is taken to…

The West Prepares to Get Dirty ahead of the 2...

49515In theory, football like all sorts of other sport activities can seem to be the most apolitical matter on can come across, while in practice political concerns have been dominated sports for decades now. Sportsmanship in an age of unhindered political meddling and predatory…

A Two Pronged Approach To White Supremacy

221155Like a recking bull in a China shop, President Trump careens from foreign policy disasters to “deconstruction” of the American state, as demanded by former advisor and alt-right media mogul, Steve Bannon, who is backed by powerful financiers determined to maintain the supremacy of…

How the “Skripal Effect” Was Stop...

1062469258A few years ago the story of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal allegedly being poisoned with a deadly nerve agent in the UK supposedly by the Russian state, would have shook geopolitics and placed immense pressure on Moscow. Today, while it certainly did shake geopolitics…

Vladimir Putin and the Islamization of Europe

56324234Today I got the answer to a question that had intrigued me ever since the start of the European refugee crisis spawned by US wars in the Third World: what position would Russia take vis a vis these mainly Muslims populations seeking new homes when Europe became overcrowded? President…

What is Really Happening Between Russia and I...

PT6532423While a lot has very recently happened in Syria between Israel and Iran—and such episodes may recur in the future as well—Russia’s role, as we wrote previously for NEO, remains crucial as the only feasible mediator between the two fierce rivals and could be the key to de-escalation…


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