Will There Be Changes in Russia?

PUTIN’S ADDRESS TO THE RF FEDERAL ASSEMBLY

Victor Hvozd

Twenty years ago, in early 2000, V. Putin came to power in Russia. As the end of Putin’s fourth constitutionally-mandated term of office is approaching (ends in 2024), the question of maintaining his power is rising again. On the pages of our website we have already considered possible options for the Russian ruling elite to resolve the aforementioned problem. Let’s look at them again in the context of the current situation in Russia

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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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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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Will NATO Be Able to Restrain Russia?

WESTERN EXPERTS’ CONCLUSIONS AND SUGGESTIONS

Victor Hvozd

In the face of Russia’s aggressive foreign policy, the question of the USA and NATO’s ability to hold back its expansion is quite important. This refers, first of all, to the Russian military sphere, which is considered the source of the most critical threats to the world and European security, as well as directly to Ukraine’s one

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The Black Sea — Middle Eastern Tiger

TURKEY AS A NEW CENTRE OF POWER IN THE WORLD

Victor Hvozd

The main peculiarity of the current geopolitical situation in the world is the new multi-polar system of international relations. In previous articles, we repeatedly raised this topic in the context of discussing the USA, China and Russia as world centers of power that determine the development of global military-political processes, including around Ukraine

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Ukraine and NATO. Problems and Prospects

AUGUST 2019 MARKS THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION (NATO)

Victor Hvozd

August 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), as the most powerful collective security system in the world. Indicative of this will be the next summit of the Alliance, scheduled for December 2019 in London. It will summarize the activities of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in recent years, as well as clarify the Organization’s tasks in the face of new challenges and threats to NATO and its members

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