How the Events in Libya Are Perceived in Germany

THE ONLY EFFECTIVE MECHANISM FOR RESOLVING THE CRISIS IN LIBYA COULD BE A UN PEACEKEEPING MISSION

Serhiy Polyovyk

In today’s globalized world, there are no isolated regions and isolated topics in international relations that do not affect the world events. So far indirect, these so-called influences can later turn into real challenges for Ukraine as well

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Middle East: the Struggle for Libya

LIBYA HAS BECOME AN INSTRUMENT OF PRESSURE IN RELATIONS BETWEEN TURKEY AND RUSSIA

Vadym Volokhov

Russia’s participation in the process of settlement of the Libyan conflict and cooperation in this matter with Turkey clearly testify to the decline of Russia to the level of a regional state. In the past, Moscow used to consult with Washington and was directly involved in world affairs, and now its level is Turkey, Syria, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Egypt

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Suleiman: Reasons and Consequences

PART 2

Vadiym Volokhov

The death of Major General Qasem Soleimani, Commander of the Special “Quds Force” of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of the Islamic Republic of Iran, as we have already mentioned, later caused a number of events that in some way affect not only Iran but the whole situation all over the Middle East. It is time to analyze the aftermath of General Q. Soleimani’s death

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The Persian Gulf

GEOPOLITICAL ASPECTS OF THE CONFLICT

Victor Hvozd

“Borysfen Intel” has already touched upon the problem of another exacerbation of the situation in the Persian Gulf and the Middle East, which has created a threat of armed conflict between the United States and Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran, IRI) with the involvement of neighboring countries. At the same time, this problem has a deeper character and geopolitical consequences, for Ukraine included, and thus needs deeper analysis

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Soleimani: the Reasons and Consequences

THE QUDS FORCE COMMANDER’S DEATH WILL IN NO WAY WEAKEN IRAN, BUT WILL AFFECT THE SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Vadym Volokhov

January 3, 2020, news agencies of the world spread the news about the death of Major General Qasem Soleimani, Commander of the special “Quds Force” of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Certainly, the blow is quite strong, but in no way will it weaken Iran and in some way will affect the whole situation in the Middle East

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Germany’s Reaction to Berlin’s Refusal to Provide Military Assistance to Ukraine

COULD GERMANY HAVE DONE MORE IN SUCH AN IMPORTANT ISSUE FOR UKRAINE?

Serhiy Polyovyk

Interview with Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko for German agency Redaktions Netzwerk Deutschland (RND) about Germany’s refusal to provide military assistance to Ukraine has come as a surprise to European experts. And European media, including the German RND, Spiegel, N-tv.de, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, etc., have even found it necessary to react to it. Thus, the RND has taken V. Prystaiko’s statement as a direct request to Germany to provide such assistance

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NATO Is Responding to Russia’s Preparations for War

ON THE ACTIVITY OF RUSSIAN SUBMARINES IN NORTH ATLANTIC

Serhiy Polyovyk

A few days ago, some European media, including the German Handelsblatt and the Austrian Die Presse, reported about Russian submarines’ unusual activity in North Atlantic.
Purposeful in nature, publication of such information took place after the London Summit of NATO. There were also reports of testing new Russian ground, sea and airborne missile systems, the use of Russian combat aviation in Syria, unprecedented concentration of heterogeneous troops and weapons of the Russian Armed Forces in Crimea, the planned testing of submarines and training of the Russian Navy in the ocean.

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France’s Role in NATO Does Not Suit Macron, Does It?

DOES EUROPE REALLY NEED STRATEGIC AUTONOMY?

Serhiy Polyovyk

Recently, French President Emmanuel Macron announced his intention to visit Moscow next May. Independent European analysts have long noted E. Macron’s affection for Russia. And his statement about participation in the Moscow parade once again testifies to the dominance of the nuclear leader’s own interests over the principles of democracy, over observance of conditions of collective security in Europe and solidarity within NATO.

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Middle East: the Era of Controlled Chaos

IRAN WILL REMAIN AN ACTIVE PLAYER IN THE MIDDLE EAST GEOPOLITICAL PUZZLE

Vadym Volokhov

According to an old tradition, which was not invented here, at the end of the year, achievements summarized and plans for the future are made. Not to break the practice, we will talk about the Middle East, its role in the Islamic Republic of Iran on the eve of 2020 and in the near future.

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A Step to Peace or a Sign of a Truce?

RESULTS OF THE MEETING OF THE “NORMANDY FOUR” IN PARIS

Victor Hvozd

On December 9, 2019, the first for the last three years meeting of the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany, the so-called “Normandy Four”, took place in Paris. At the official level, it was highly estimated by both, Ukraine and Russia, and by Western countries, as well as by international organizations, including the UN, EU, NATO and OSCE.

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