Eurasian Union

Why Russia should care about the Russian World

The 23rd Economic Forum in Poland was a unique opportunity to understand the nature and causes of Russian influence around the world Is the “Russian World” a global cultural and social phenomenon? Does it unite people, who regardless of their nationality, consider themselves Russian, identify with its language, culture, history, […]

Geopolitics and Islam

The geopolitical changes that have taken place at the beginning of the 21st century within the nations of the Islamic world, and which would appear to be the culmination of many spontaneous factors, are, in fact, a manifestation of a very complex qualitative shift in the global balance of power.  […]

Putin’s note of caution reaches US

Putin’s op-ed on the Syrian conflict for the New York Times on Thursday shows that the Russian government is paying close attention to and is deeply concerned with the political debate over Syria in the US. It also shows that the Russian government, contrary to how it is often portrayed […]

A Plea for Caution From Russia

Recent events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It is important to do so at a time of insufficient communication between our societies. Relations between us have passed through different stages. We stood against each other during the cold war. […]

Urgent Need for Superpower Summit

Now that Russia and China have warned the United States against militarily intervening on behalf of the Syrian rebels, the need for a separate superpower summit between Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin is more urgent than ever. The dangers of a super-collision over a Middle East crisis are greater than […]