By Alexey Ilin & Eugenia Shuvaeva The 19th century was a century of China’s humiliation, the 20th was a century of China’s revival, and the 21st will be the century of China’s domination.” This saying by an unknown Chinese politician perfectly reflects the perception of history by the Chinese … [Read more...] about No More Rise of China?
Food and medical supplies are exhausted, economies from both side of Ukraine’s eastern border are crumbling, and the only hope to end this conflict may be the hopelessness itself. [dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he conflict in Eastern Ukraine has been raging for more than six months. Initially, the … [Read more...] about Donbass Endgame: How This War Can End Now.
The OPEC refusal to decrease oil production and a subsequent price fall to a 4-year low make the future of Russian economy tenuous. Since July 2014, the Russian ruble depreciated to the U.S. dollar by 45%, and the economic growth stalled. Falling oil prices together with western sanctions induce … [Read more...] about OPEC Decision to Cause Oil Shock for Russia.
The Ukrainian hacktivist group CyberBerkut recently published an alleged leak of American and Ukrainian official documents, showing Washington’s plans to provide the Ukrainian army and navy with an additional $25 million in military aid. The group claimed to hack a tablet of an American delegation … [Read more...] about Alleged Document leak shows U.S. to increase military aid to Ukraine.
The active anti-terror operation that took place in Chechnya in 1999-2000 involved approximately 80,000 Russian troops and cost the Russian government billions of dollars to raise its economy from the ashes. By comparison, Chechnya is nearly ten times smaller than the area controlled by … [Read more...] about The Islamic State and Chechnya: Disturbing Similarities