Latest Articles about Latvia

Belarus Resists Becoming a Mere Extension of Russia

According to Diana Panchenko, a Ukrainian journalist considered by some to be a “pro-Russian propagandist,” most commentators seemed to fixate on one particular admission coming from Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s two-hour interview on August 17 (Zerkalo, August 17). Specifically, Panchenko referred to the widespread discussion... MORE

ICC’s Arrest Warrant for Putin Divides Post-Soviet Space

In the three decades since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the 14 independent states of the post-Soviet era have been forced to improvise their policies vis-à-vis the Russian Federation. These measures range from the Baltic states’ total repudiation of the Soviet experience by joining... MORE

Can Muscovy Be Considered a ‘State-Civilization’?

On March 31, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the new Foreign Policy Concept of the Russian Federation (, March 31). The previous version had been adopted seven years ago; but even then, in 2016, its wording was significantly more diplomatic than the current document. Moscow’s... MORE