The geostrategic context of the South Caucasus and the Black Sea from the point of view of the 2008 war

The geostrategic context of the South Caucasus and the Black Sea from the point of view of the 2008 war

From the point of view of international relations the Caucasus is a “subregional security complex” for Europe, being at the same time coagulated around a zero sum relationship (Armenia and Azerbaijan) to which are added relations of circumstantial cooperation/competition between Armenia and Georgia or Azerbaijan and Georgia. All of these states being consumers of security, […]

Russia’s new geopolitical project

Russia’s new geopolitical project

„Russia is neither East nor West, but something in between, independent and diverse” (Aleksander Dughin, „Fundamentals of geopolitics. Russia’s Geopolitical Future, Volume I”) Vladimir Putin’s third term at the Kremlin brings Russia’s new geopolitical project, stated in his article, „Россия и меняющийся мир” („Russia and the changing world”). Moscow’s foreign policy depends largely on geopolitics […]

Russian Federation – an old tycoon of the new times. Interview with Gabriela Ioniţă (part II)

Russian Federation – an old tycoon of the new times. Interview with Gabriela Ioniţă (part II)

Gabriela Ioniţă, editor of the magazine „Cadran Politic” and specialist in studies about the Russian Federation and the Commonwealth of Independent States had the kindness to take part in this interview about the internal and external politics of Russia. The second part of the interview argues about the dynamics of the internal politics of Russia […]