Tag: Russia

The Problem With Pan-Europeanism

Of the many great follies inherent in political pan-Europeanism, the varied and necessarily hostile concepts of nationhood across Europe are the most intractable. As such, these follies are better defined as a monolithic problem that has been made worse by an attempt at a solution – a solution that since […]

Trump’s Playing The Role Of South Asian “Balancer” Since Putin Doesn’t Want To

Russia is reluctant to jeopardize its ultra-profitable arms relationship with India by strategically “balancing” South Asia, which is why the US decided to play this irreplaceable role instead by actively seeking to cut deals in both Afghanistan and Kashmir since Moscow lacks the political will to do so. South Asia’s […]

Confirmation Bias Explains The Misportrayal Of Russia’s UNSC Stance Towards Kashmir

Russia reaffirmed its unchanged and decades-long position of supporting India’s stance towards Kashmir twice in the past week, yet the tweets that were made by its Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN during the UNSC meeting on this issue are being misinterpreted because of wishful thinking confirmation bias. Last week’s […]

It’s A Wrong Interpretation That Russia Supported Pakistan At The UNSC

Contrary to what’s being widely reported among some segments of the Alt-Media Community, Russia didn’t support Pakistan at the UNSC meeting about Kashmir, with this wrong interpretation being debunked by an objective reading of the official statements made by Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN […]

If Crimea Matters, Russia Should Support Kashmir

There are striking structural similarities between Kashmir and Crimea that should make Russian decision makers think twice before endorsing the unilateral actions of their decades-long Indian partners if they want to remain politically consistent. Kashmir and Crimea share many structural similarities that most observers might have missed upon first glance […]

Top Russian Foreign Policy Planner Clarified Her Country’s Ties With Israel & Iran

The Senior Advisor of the Foreign Policy Planning Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation denied that there ever was a so-called “Russia-Shia axis” like Alt-Media claimed for years and reminded the prestigious audience at Russia’s top think tank that her country militarily cooperates with both […]