On July 1st, 2020, amendments to the Russian constitution were approved following a nationwide referendum. In this article, Demyan Plakhov discusses the implications of this constitutional reform.
Demyan Plakhov analyzes the current bilateral relationship between Canada and Russia. He outlines areas of discontent that have increased tensions between the two countries, but also indicates certain areas of cooperation where Canada and Russia could find potential diplomatic footing. Demyan’s recommendations provide Canada with potential solutions in reducing bilateral tensions and create a foundation for a diplomatic future.”
Demyan tackles the recent Canadian cannabis legislation and its potential dilemma with international agreements. In response to the pressure that Canada faces, Demyan provides several actions that can be taken by Canada on the international stage to avoid international dispute.
Demyan discusses how the new Canadian Cannabis legislation will affect Canadian Forces policy and outlines the combination of maintaining the foundation of current CF policies while adapting to new legislation.
The rapidly melting Arctic is creating an opportunity for resource extraction and the expansion of shipping routes. In 2008, under the US Department of the Interior’s supervision, the United States Geological Survey estimated that 13% of the world’s undiscovered oil and 30% of its gas is located in the Arctic Circle. Eight years later at Read More…
Demyan Plakhov investigates the ramifications of African nations wanting to withdraw from the ICC.
Russian vetoes have been detrimental to progress on the Syrian conflict, with no end in sight.
For young men in Russia, military conscription is a difficult reality that often comes with a difficult price. Russia’s conscription policies have been scrutinized by Human Rights Watch for the harmful impact this process has had on men subjected to the practice.
Demyan Plakhov examines how safe France is after the terrorist attacks.
Demyan Plakhov examines France’s terrorist attacks.