Washington is seeking to persuade China to shoulder the burden of the fight against Daesh (ISIS/ISIL) in the Middle East, Russian scholar Azhdar Kurtov, military analyst Vladimir Evseev and Chinese expert Yang Mian told Sputnik, while explaining why Beijing is unlikely to accept this offer unconditionally.
Claims about the alleged involvement of “Russian hackers” in the Persian Gulf’s diplomatic crisis are a provocation aimed at hampering Moscow’s participation in the Middle East settlement process, political analyst Igor Pshenichnikov told Sputnik.
As many Arab states severed diplomatic relations with Qatar and even moved to impose a de facto blockade against the country, it appears that Russia may help resolve this crisis through negotiation.
It appears that Budapest has recently become a thorn in the side of Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros and powerful Eurocrats, which are struggling to implement their “liberal globalization project,” Igor Pshenichnikov of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS) writes for RIA Novosti.
China says it is hopeful that India, Pakistan’s strained ties will be allayed a bit after their accession as members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
Washington has moved one step closer to introducing new tough sanctions against Nicaragua for alleged ‘human rights violations’. Meanwhile, an Organization of American States mission pulled out of the country without giving an explanation. Russian political analyst Igor Pshenichnikov warns that the US may be preparing a Maidan scenario for Managua.
Russia had deployed a battery of Uragan rocket launcher systems to a military base in Tajikistan
Struggling against Euroscepticism in Western Europe, the EU is seeking to reinvent itself with expansion to the East that threatens the stability of the Balkans, analyst Igor Pshenichnikov warns.Amid rising Euroscepticism in Western Europe, the EU is focused on eastern enlargement, but its desire to “relaunch” the European project depends on pressuring eastern European countries into making painful concessions, such as the demand on Serbia to give up sovereignty over Kosovo.