What do Russians really think of the war?

What do Russians really think of the war?

Feature Photo by Random Institute on Unsplash Story by Jeremy Morris How has Russia changed, more than a year after its invasion of Ukraine? Has it become a fascist state with soldiers in the classroom, and people afraid to express the slightest doubts about the war?...
Has Putin won in the Ukraine?

Has Putin won in the Ukraine?

By Steve Hoadley The recognition by President Putin of the Donetsk and Luhansk ‘Peoples Republics’ on 21 February is his latest initiative to expand Russia’s influence. Will he prevail? Will he pause or push further? History is rich with examples of ‘irredentism’,...
Why is the war in Yemen escalating again? 🔊

Why is the war in Yemen escalating again? 🔊

The ongoing civil war in Yemen risks an escalation with drone strikes launched by the Houthi against the United Arab Emirates. This is apparently in retaliation against the increased military campaign against the Houthis led by the Saudis and the UAE. The Houthi...
Why have protests erupted in Kazakhstan? 🔊

Why have protests erupted in Kazakhstan? 🔊

On January 2nd, protests erupted throughout the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan. The proximate cause was a drastic increase in fuel prices and a popular discontent against the three-decade rule of former President Nursultan Nazarbayev. His handpicked successor to...