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Russia and Turkey: An Ambiguous Energy Partnership

Russia and Turkey: An Ambiguous Energy Partnership

Notwithstanding conflicting geopolitical calculations, the relationship between Russia and Turkey is deeply embedded in an energy-based solid economic foundation.

Translating ‘Queer’ Into (Kyrgyzstani) Russian

Translating ‘Queer’ Into (Kyrgyzstani) Russian

The multiple uses of ‘queer’ across languages bear a ‘family resemblance’, but are not in a relationship of one-to-one correspondence of equivalence and identity.

Interview – Christian Davies

Interview – Christian Davies

Journalist Christian Davies talks to us about the current situation in Poland, Poland and Hungary’s relations with the EU, and some of the challenges facing journalists.

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Review – The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

Richard Sakwa argues this is a strange book that attempts to defend the liberal order but demonstrates similar failings to other books within the New Cold War literature.

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Review – The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth

Mandelbaum’s book is an analytically flawed, contradictory and unconventional piece of realist scholarship that considers the instability of the post-Cold War period.

The Great War and the Polish Question in Imperial Russia, 1914–1917

The Great War and the Polish Question in Imperial Russia, 1914–1917

This study uncovers the evolution of the Kiev press’s attitude towards the Poles within the context of the German‑Russian clash in the First World War.

Great Power Meddling in Central Europe: 1914–45

Great Power Meddling in Central Europe: 1914–45

During the Great War, the interwar period, and World War 2 the area situated between Germany and Russia became the target of covert or direct expansion.

Ukraine and Russia Gird for Presidential Election

Ukraine and Russia Gird for Presidential Election

Ukraine is gearing up for a presidential election that will set its course for the next five years, perhaps most crucially in terms of its relations with Russia.

OPEC+ and Beyond: How and Why Oil Prices Are High

OPEC+ and Beyond: How and Why Oil Prices Are High

Assessments of recent developments in oil prices are problematic as delineations of the effects of market forces often lack sufficient complexity.

Cyber Power and The Return of Major War

Cyber Power and The Return of Major War

Without a working theory of cyber deterrence and with the many benefits of cyber exploitation, the major powers will continue to push each other towards major war.

Out of Illusion, Weakness: Liberalism and Its Blind Spots

Out of Illusion, Weakness: Liberalism and Its Blind Spots

The paradox is that, in order to save liberalism at home, liberal states may have to become more realist in their dealings with the illiberal world beyond.

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