Author: Andrew KORYBKO

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A New Dawn Rises In Montenegro

The “Democratic Party of Socialists” just lost its first election in Montenegro since the end of communism, heralding an exciting new era of democracy in this tiny Balkan country where such a concept has long laid dormant under the heavy-handed rule of Milo Djukanovic, who had up until this point […]

US Secretary of State Pompeo visits Belarus

The Geopolitics Of The Belarusian Crisis: Anti-Russian, Neutral To China, Pro-Polish

The Belarusian Crisis is an American Hybrid War against Russian interests in support of Poland’s US-backed regional ones related to the “Three Seas Initiative”, which won’t harm China’s interests even in the worst-case scenario despite Beijing’s plans for the Eurasian Land Bridge to transit through the Color Revolution-beleaguered former Soviet […]

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Russian-Belarusian Relations: Back To Being Brothers?

Several recent developments in Russian-Belarusian relations — in particular, Belarus’ return of 32 suspected Wagner mercenaries to Russia, Belarusian opposition leader Tsepkalo’s departure from Russia, and the two phone calls between Presidents Putin and Lukashenko — hint that bilateral ties might soon return to their formerly fraternal level, though the […]

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Poland’s Lublin Triangle Will Create Lots of Trouble for Russian-Belarusian Relations

Poland’s ambitions to restore its long-lost Great Power status in Europe received a fresh impetus following the establishment of the so-called “Lublin Triangle” between itself, Lithuania, and Ukraine that de-facto aims to revive the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth as the core of the Warsaw-led Three Seas Initiative, which is poised to create […]