While Turkey’s President dreams big power dreams, Putin plays Erdogan like a fiddle.
The pipeline has less to do with energy supply and a lot more to do with dividing the EU.
Macron seems to be prepping a tempting offer: How about letting Russia back into the G8 (as Trump wants), in exchange for Trump cooling his fire on Iran?
A more prosperous Ukraine —where good money from legal economic activity drives out bad money from corruption and illegal trading — will worry Putin.
Why Kyiv’s confrontation with Moscow in Eastern Ukraine will continue without an EU policy change.
Putin will likely meet Trump at the G20 summit in Osaka. Will their financial ties be the subject of their discussions?
Under Donald Trump, the times when U.S. administrations acted as a force for global good are fast becoming a faint memory.
Why does the sitting U.S. President continue to praise Putin and show him great signs of deference?
Erdogan’s rhetoric on converting the Hagia Sophia into a mosque could rock his relations with Russia, given its growing interest in the Orthodox Church and its adherents.