All posts tagged Russia

April 21, 2019, by VOANews

Exit polls in Ukraine indicate standup comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won a landslide victory in the April 21 2019 runoff presidential election over incumbent Petro Poroshenko. The polls says Zelenskiy, […]

Occupational hazards: The Russian military in Crimea

April 17, 2019, by Gustav Gressel of the ECFR

While its current disposition in Crimea is mainly defensive in nature, Russia’s military build-up on the peninsula could soon turn the Black Sea ...

European Parliament: Russia ‘main source of disinformation in Europe’

March 13, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Parliament has strongly condemned Russia, China, Iran and North Korea’s increasingly aggressive actions, “which seek to undermine the ...

Negative energy: Berlin’s Trumpian turn on Nord Stream 2

March 4, 2019, by Gustav Gressel of the ECFR

Berlin has handled the dispute over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline with unilateralism and clumsiness worthy of US President Donald Trump. On February ...

  • Bulgarian Foreign Minister: Putin invited, but no date set
    January 18, 2019, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Both Bulgaria’s President and Prime Minister have invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit the country, but no date has been set, Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva said in a television […]

  • Russia and Ukraine in 2019: More conflict ahead?
    December 25, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    With two elections next year, Ukraine is facing upheaval on the domestic front. Russia, meanwhile, is shaking up its foreign policy, particularly with the United States, after withdrawing from the […]