Post Tagged with: "Russia"

Where Does Russia End and the West Start?

Where Does Russia End and the West Start?

Russians outside Russia become ‘more Catholic than the Pope’, because they see the reality of their countries of residence and compare it with the virtual reality created by the Russian state media.

Sounds of War: ‘Lie’

Sounds of War: ‘Lie’

Musistance is a human revolution, subverting hegemonic and violent practices. It is a politics of love and compassion that emerged from encounters with the heaven of life amidst the hell of war in Chechnya.

Sounds of War: ‘Lonely Night’

Sounds of War: ‘Lonely Night’

Love is a fascinating subject not only because it is not the obvious choice for a study on war, but also because it is so common and strange at the same time.

Sounds of War: ‘Alia’

Sounds of War: ‘Alia’

Dance is deeply political, impacting the sensual experience. It is a corporeal protest, a striving for freedom and a personal tool for feeling stronger.

Sounds of War: ‘Pit’

Sounds of War: ‘Pit’

The Chechen surgeon Khassan Baievs’ politics of compassion refuses to take sides when caring for those in need; it is resistance against the dehumanising practices of war.

Sounds of War: Condemned to Hope

Sounds of War: Condemned to Hope

Constantly on guard, Chechens have fought invasions and tried to preserve their community throughout their history – even before their encounters with Russia.

Norway-US Defence Relations in Historical Naval Perspective

Norway-US Defence Relations in Historical Naval Perspective

Caught between a resurgent Russia and a Trump presidency, how has Norway navigated its trans-Atlantic security relationship?

US and Russia: The Gray Zone Spiral Toward Open War

US and Russia: The Gray Zone Spiral Toward Open War

While many view Russian use of the Gray Zone as a strategic conundrum, such conflicts can logically lead to open warfare.

Expecting the Expected: Russian Presidential Elections 2018

Expecting the Expected: Russian Presidential Elections 2018

The outcome of the elections may not change Russia’s relations with the West; but it would narrow down the time frame for deciding the Russia’s future after Putin.

Interview – Wojciech Lorenz

Interview – Wojciech Lorenz

Wojciech Lorenz discusses the effect of the election of Donald Trump and events in Turkey on NATO, potential NATO enlargement and Poland’s current security situation.

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