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For Putin, Confrontation with the West Is About More than Just Geopolitics

For Putin, Confrontation with the West Is About More than Just Geopolitics

The confrontation with the West and the cultivation of a siege mentality at home has been the most effective means left at Putin’s disposal for consolidating his power.

Introducing Realism in International Relations Theory

Introducing Realism in International Relations Theory

Realism claims to explain the reality of international politics by emphasising the constraints on politics that result from humankind’s nature and the absence of a central authority above the state.

US and Russia: Terrestrial Tensions and Extra-Terrestrial Cooperation

US and Russia: Terrestrial Tensions and Extra-Terrestrial Cooperation

Despite diplomatic manoeuvring on Earth, scientific cooperative between Russia and the US continues in space yet affected by the machinations of terrestrial realpolitik.

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