No Good Options for Russia in Moldova’s Breakaway Transnistria

Russian troops stationed in Moldova’s breakaway region of Transnistria could soon become Ukraine’s next major target. In order to postpone another humiliating military defeat, the Kremlin will have to continue making concessions to Kiev. But is there anything Moscow can do to preserve the self-proclaimed Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR) under … Read more...

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Ukraine’s “Invasion” of Russia: Another Humiliation for Moscow

The Russian Federation proved to be incapable not only of defeating Ukraine, but also of protecting its own territory. Shortly after the nine-month battle for the small and strategically insignificant city of Bakhmut effectively came to an end, Ukraine-backed anti-Kremlin forces captured portions of Russia’s Belgorod region.

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Turkish Elections: What Awaits Russia if Kilicdaroglu Comes to Power?

Regardless of the outcome of the “historic” Turkish general elections, Ankara will undoubtedly preserve its leverage over Moscow. Even though the Kremlin indirectly backs Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russia is unlikely to change its current political course regarding Turkey even if the opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu comes to power.… Read more...

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