Putin 4.0: Rethinking Future

Featured Image

On May 7 Vladimir Putin for the fourth time took office as the President of the Russian Federation and almost in a month made his first foreign visit of this term. On June 5 he paid a working visit to Austria and on June 8-10 – state visit to China where he also took part in the work of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit. After the formation of the government and defining priorities for its domestic development, Russia is likely to avoid further confrontation and widen the space for dialogue.

Rethinking Russia Presents Its Analytical Report “Parliamentary Diplomacy and Its Role in Modern Politics”

Featured Image

The first Development of Parliamentarism International Forum was held in Moscow June 4-5, 2018. It brought together over 500 people from 96 countries. The Forum did epitomize such a rapidly expanding format of global interaction as parliamentary diplomacy. It can hardly be regarded as a new format of international cooperation, but it has acquired considerable relevance in recent years.

Endless Endgame: Whither Russia-West Confrontation?

Featured Image

There are so many global threats impacting the future of the Earth but Western democracies fear only one person – Vladimir Putin. That’s because on almost all geopolitical fronts of the emerging multipolar world, Russian President is deftly striking a blow against the collective challenge mounted by the West. It is thus no surprise that the West’s endless dread of Russia’s military power has made Putin the world’s most powerful man.

Russia Never Hits First, But Acts Always In Response: And Here Are 8 Historical Reasons Why

Featured Image

It is a generally accepted opinion nowadays that whatever international conflict or tension exists, there is always a track behind it. A Russian track. It is almost unanimously believed that Russia strikes first to exercise its imperialistic expansionism. However, has Russia been historically an international despot, or it is just perceived so? Let us have a quick fact check of the largest international conflicts for the last two centuries and see what they tell us.

Theresa May – Crime That Fosters Solidarity

Featured Image

The international scandal around the poisoning of a former colonel of Russia’s GRU Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia is gaining momentum. State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin considers that the responsibility for the assassination of Skripal and other citizens of the Russian Federation rests with the United Kingdom and British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to divert suspicion from her country.