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Russian mobilized conscript: ‘You can’t imagine how much I hate this war’
This article analyzes some aspects of civilizationism as a trend in the self-positioning strategies of several Asian states, notably China and India, as well as some other countries. Close attention is paid to the concept of the civilization state (CS), as distinct from the nation state (NS), where the former reveals the specific characteristics of the major non-Western states.
Rodin: New Duma bills to integrate new regions sets double standard for Ukrainian citizens.
Shevchuk: Russian elites are romanticizing Wagner’s wanton brutality, but effect on general public may be starting to wear off.
This article notes that Washington and Tokyo intend to continue hindering Taiwan’s reunification with Mainland China, which would greatly strengthen Beijing’s position in the Pacific Ocean. Under the administration of President Donald Trump, the United States notably stepped up its support for Taiwan, in both expanding its official ties with Taipei and supplying it with American arms.
Gubin: Putin closed all doors to peaceful transition, guaranteeing future coup amid physical decline
Golts: Gerasimov’s appointment as SMO commander speaks to archaic structure of Russian military.
RUSSIA as a state and civilization and Russian statehood as an institution have acted for centuries as system-forming factors of the world order. They have, at various times, exerted influence of varying intensity and significance on the shape, character, and content of international relations, while also being influenced by them. The West’s hostility toward Russia […]
Analyst Nikolai Mitrokhin: Viktor Medvedchuk’s arrest played key role in Putin starting war; Russia, Ukraine prepared for different wars; Moscow failed to anticipate Kiev’s readiness; shift from security aims to land grab undermines Russian borders
Dmitry Medvedev looks back on the past year and forward to the next.