As from 1st September we have divided our previous ‘Chronology’ page into two separate items. The first - 'Russia and Eurasia – International headlines' – is exclusively dedicated to the listing Russia/Eurasia-related articles in the international media. The second - 'Behind the screen – Related happenings' – deals with often unreported events essential to a proper understanding of the Russian/Eurasian scene.
The new Ukrainian authorities have taken the courageous, and perilous, decision to disarm the militants still controlling the centre of Kiev and creating problems in many regions.
(3 April 2014)
2014-03-15 Beyond Ukraine - A wider energy contest
As Russia and West battle over Ukraine and Crimea, energy is at the core of the debate. It’s and old history of geopolitical and economic opportunism , in which Ukraine risks becoming a collateral victim.
Central Asian republics show little concern with the possible consequences of the ‘drawdown’ of US and allied forces in Afghanistan according to the annual report of the International Institute for Strategic Studies.