Putin’s war on democracy played a role in the CSTO’s historic decision to deploy troops in Kazakhstan earlier this year. Given Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, did experts miss early signs of Putin’s resolve to act on his threats?
While the world is preoccupied with Russia, another unpredictable adversary is acting up under the radar.
The EU is being asked to confront its dependency on Russian gas and oil.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has steered Budapest closer to Moscow since stepping into power.
The call from Secretary General Guterres is commendable but the ceasefire faces hurdles when it comes to implementation.