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The crisis in Ukraine is about to alter the global security architecture. The stand-off between Russia and the West could have been averted had Europe seen the crisis coming. The signs were there. When the dust has settled, perhaps the question historians will ask is how it was possible for the West to delude itself for so long into believing that it could walk ov...
Professor Stefan Hedlund
Riches from oil and gas bought Russia time to delay radical economic reforms. But the country now has to face the hard truth about its shambolic state, writes GIS expert Professor Stefan Hedlund
Geopolitics: Russia as a global player
IN the glory days of its Soviet incarnation, Moscow was the capital city of a s...