Putin’s Antagonistic Hostility with Navalny: Rising Tension as Putin’s Authoritarian Foothold is Threatened

+ Domestic policy threat contrasted by a burgeoning foreign policy approach.+ There is an incompatible nature between domestic politics and Putin’s plan for a greater ‘Russia superpower’ image.+ Wave of…

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Putin and Erdogan’s frenemy status: Dividing zones of influence from Nagorno-Karabakh to Syria and Libya

+ Geopolitical lessons from the end of the Nagorno-Karabakh war.+ Russia and Turkey are dividing zones of influence in the South Caucasus, Syria, Libya. + Putin and Erdogan are benefitting…

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Bashar Al-Assad’s Romance with Vladimir Putin: Russian strikes ended the ceasefire in Syria

+First Russian strikes in the NorthWest of Syria since March+Putin strengthens military and diplomatic alliance with Al-Assad +Putin positions himself as an arbitrator in the never-ending Syrian WarSource:  Reuters Why is…

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