This edited transcript of a 40-minute podcast interview (1 November 2020) covers the Caspian Sea’s legal regime, national interests of its littoral states, Turkey’s role in Euro-Caspian energy security, American and Chinese interests in the region, and why the Caspian Sea’s significance will increase still more in future.
In this article, Maria Zelenova examines how Russian independent journalists have been able to adapt under harsh censorship laws, creating a new ecosystem for reporting on important stories.
Why is Belarus having the most-enduring demonstration for democracy in its recent history? Maria Zelenova examines the protest, and what forces keep the momentum going.
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.
Title: What’s Next for the Nordstream 2 Pipeline?Featured Speakers: Dr. Robert M. Cutler (Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Energy Security Program at NATO Association of Canada), Dr. Sławomir Dębski (Director, Polish Institute of International Affairs), Dr. Alan Riley (Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council), Dr. Maria Shagina (Centre for EastEuropean Studies, University of Zurich)Series: Energy […]
What is the role of mercenaries in 2020? Ethan Schwartz examines the utility of mercenaries in present-day conflicts.
Lacking accountability and transparency, Russia’s Wagner Group operates on various battlefields. In this article, Emily Mullin looks at the shadowy mercenary force.
An analytical commentary by Robert M. Cutler, Director of the Energy Security Program, titled “Where does energy fit in the new military clashes with Armenia?“, was published on 28 July 2020 by the independent News.Az Online News Agency As is well known by now, in mid-July new military hostilities erupted between Azerbaijan and Armenia. They […]