American efforts to develop Prompt Global Strike systems have caught the attention of Russian leaders and experts for some time. Amidst deteriorating Russia-US relations, these efforts are perceived rather warily by the Russian side and often treated as a threat to the strategic stability and national security of Russia. To find out if these concerns are justified, we must look closely into the matter.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev, during a visit to Kyiv, has reportedly called on Russia and Ukraine to seek compromise in order to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine and preserve its territorial integrity.
The negotiations between Turkey and the European Union (EU) can’t continue in the format required by EU, Turkish Minister for EU Affairs Volkan Bozkir said.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk: "Russia is fighting against the West and its values."
Not all the EU countries have equally optimistic attitude towards the idea of a free trade area creation with the United States.
Many in Russia believe that the EU sanctions appeared as a result of the Ukrainian conflict and pressure from Washington. But the reasons for the current deterioration in Russia’s relations with Europe are far more profound. Germany, the only EU leader at this time, is assuming responsibility for the entire European space and reviving long-forgotten geopolitical realities—even at the expense of its own economy. What is Russia to do under these new conditions?
In response to the conflict in Ukraine, NATO has decided to take on an ambitious task: developing a set of tools to deter and defend against adversaries waging hybrid warfare.
As celebrations around the globe usher in 2015, a few extra champagne corks will pop in Vilnius. Lithuania is joining the Eurozone – a joyous event marking the final step in Lithuania’s determined march on the path of integration with Europe – a path that has served it well. But what will it take to become a successful member of the club in the years ahead? How to avoid pitfalls and embrace opportunities instead?
Tengrinews asked political analyst Dosym Satpayev to give an overview of America’s interests in Central Asia.
The Russian Armed Forces deployed the "Iskander" missiles (NATO "SS-26 Stone") in the Kaliningrad region and carried out military exercises using them.