Tag Archives: Russia

The recent decision by OPEC to cut oil production to raise the price of oil is less of a surprise and more of a confirmation of how the organisation has changed in recent years. Two and a half years ago, an oil price war broke between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Back then, the Saudis wanted… Continue reading

As Russian forces climb the hilltops south of the city of Bakhmut, Ukraine sends in all of its remaining reserves to plug the gaps. Trench warfare has suddenly been replaced by brutal urban incursions that end up in hundreds of soldiers from both sides getting killed or maimed. As winter makes its debut, both armies… Continue reading

Europe’s powder keg is yet again making a comeback, this time in Bosnia. The country is unraveling on account of a reckless political experiment which saw Bosnian Serb lawmakers planning to quit state institutions and form their own judicial, taxation and military authorities for the autonomous Republic of Srpska. If nothing is done to curb… Continue reading

Since the beginning of 2021 the price of oil, gas and coal has almost doubled. Supply chains are impaired globally while logistics and infrastructure cannot keep up. In China, millions of houses are affected by blackouts and in the US high gas prices have become the new normal for the population. Meanwhile, in Europe natural… Continue reading

The past few weeks have been quite tense on the Armenian-Azerbaijan border, with the two countries waging a full-scale war over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh territory. This piece of land, located right at the border of these two countries, has been a bone of contention between Armenia and Azerbaijan for decades. Both states consider the territory… Continue reading

Is Russia meddling in Kosovo election? Putin’s top congressional ally Dana Rohrabacher is Prindon Sadriu’s mentor. Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu’s husband served as an assistant to Congressman Rohrabacher. Both Vjosa and Prindon Sadriu have a very close relationship with Dana Rohrabacher. Rohrabacher has advanced Russian interests in Kosovo. Sadriu family friend and mentor Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu is a… Continue reading

The Inoyatov family owns a 5.3 billion rubles poultry production facility in Russia’s Tula region. They are also involved in several major projects in the region, including a 1.3 billion rubles compound feed plant. Tula’s “honorable investors” Volovo is the administrative center of Volovsky Municipal District, Tula Region, some 270 kilometers south of Moscow. It… Continue reading

The diplomatic world has been thrown upside-down yet again, after the recent poisoning of the ex-Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, on British soil. Most of the Western world followed British Prime Minister Theresa May’s assertion that the Russian government was behind this serious event – corroborated by the fact that an extremely toxic Russian military-grade type… Continue reading

When one is taking a look at the current situation developing in the Middle East, it might come to no surprise that everything that is unfolding at the moment is not only difficult to explain, but it might also change overnight. After the recent visit of US President Donald J. Trump in Saudi Arabia and… Continue reading

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