Israeli, Saudi, and Emirati Officials Privately Pushed for Trump to Strike a “Grand Bargain” with Putin

During a private meeting shortly before the November, 2016, election, Mohammed bin Zayed, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, floated to a longtime American interlocutor what sounded, at the time, like an unlikely grand bargain. The Emirati leader told the American that Vladimir Putin, the Russian President, might be interested in resolving the conflict in […]

Ten Reasons Why Trump Should Visit Ukraine

Barack Obama never visited Ukraine as president, and he was the only US president that didn’t visit independent Ukraine while in office. President Donald Trump should. Ukraine has embarked on a massive overhaul of the country and here are ten reasons why the US president should pay a visit. Opportunities for US business are significant. […]

Angela Merkel spoke about the Belarusian nuclear power plant

As you know, the Lithuanian authorities have repeatedly stated that they are concerned about the safety of the Belarusian nuclear power plant under construction and have turned to international structures for support. Official Minsk strongly disagrees with these claims. This topic was once again touched upon during the visit of the President of Lithuania to […]

Fake “Varta” armored vehicle in Syria, or another hybrid attempt to discredit Ukraine

So, ladies and gentlemen, as expected, the wave of attempts to tar Ukraine on the weapons theme is still ongoing, and it’s once again the same players that are playing the dirty game. Today, a LiveJournal blog “Diana Mikhailova” (supervised by the Russian GRU-affiliated expert Ruslan Pukhov), already familiar to us in the wake of […]

Pro-Kremlin Actors Fuel Anti-Turkish Sentiment In Georgia To Divert Attention From Russia

Over the past few months in Georgia, the spread of narratives regarding the threat of “Turkish expansionism” has intensified, as a number of pro-Kremlin actors, including media outlets and far-right Facebook pages, have increasingly characterized Turkey as an emerging existential threat for Georgia. Turkey and Georgia have built a strong economic, diplomatic, and strategic relationship […]

For the first time in 20 years. Why is Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu going to Kiev

After a 20-year break, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will pay an official visit to Ukraine. In addition to resolving interstate issues, his arrival in Ukraine can be considered part of the election campaign on the eve of early parliamentary elections. What topics can be raised during his meetings in Kiev, as well as how […]

“Crocodiles of Tears” of the head of the Russian foreign intelligence service in Kyrgyzstan

Russia seeks to blow up Central Asia to become China’s exclusive geopolitical partner. Kyrgyzstan in the blasting Kremlin game is just the beginning of a major party to loosen stability in the countries of potential participants in the Chinese mega-project “One Belt – One Way”. One of the top topics in the international policy of […]

Moscow’s Slow-Motion Ethnic Engineering In Occupied Crimea Accelerating

When a government engages in mass murder or forcible deportations, most observers see that as a clear sign of ethnic engineering – even if there are unresolved debates as to whether such actions fall under the terms of the international convention against genocide. Yet, when the powers that be change the composition of the population […]

Another attempt to discredit Ukraine in the eyes of U.S. partners over arms-related issues

As we know, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky went on an official visit to Turkey. Ahead of his visit, an “Attempt No. 2” was made by the Kremlin propaganda machine to discredit Ukraine in the eyes of Western partners over the so-called “arms shipments” to Libya. This wave of tarring reports, which, by the way, […]