Russia’s relations with China have undergone a complete transformation in the past quarter century and have developed into a genuine strategic partnership, despite the Kremlin’s junior partner status.
By proposing sanctions on European companies that work with Russia, the U.S. administration is dividing Europe and risks further harming transatlantic relations.
A recent declaration of independence in Ukraine’s eastern occupied territories, while far from credible, provides some clues about the political situation in the region.
Mr Putin and Mr Xi have found an unlikely ally in Mr Trump. The latter’s clumsy approach to foreign policy and fractious relations with long-time allies leave the west poorly equipped to push back.
As Russia builds up its maritime capabilities in the North Atlantic, NATO should take concrete and visible steps to enhance its presence in the area.
The Trump administration should follow through on the steps taken by the Obama administration to make clear that the United States is united in its opposition to Russian interference and will not tolerate such activities in the future.
Civic mobilization is an increasingly significant element of global politics—and an increasingly effective one.
While Trump's energy program is still unfolding it is clear that he is sticking to the pledges he made during his presidential campaign.
There may be tensions in the Beijing-Moscow partnership, but reverse migration trends among Chinese workers prove that worries about China’s potential conquest of the Russian Far East are unfounded.
Many non-European countries are reassessing their views of the EU against a background of Trumpism, populism, and globalization.