Foreign military bases exist around the world and are usually seen as a boon for local communities. However, this January in Armenia a family was slaughtered by a Russian soldier resulting in mass protests and social convulsion
The Turkish President Erdoğan is increasingly under the international spotlight with his controversial and overtly anti-western speeches. It appears that the West is losing its so-called “secular partner” in the Middles East…
The Eurasian Economic Union, which enters into force in January 2015, is made up of Post-Soviet countries and is believed to be a Russian initiative to compete with the European Union and the West. In order to understand whether it really has intentions to restore the Eastern Empire, we need to have a closer look at the Union itself.
At the end of September, student-led protests in Hong Kong made the world talk about the Asian Dragon again. The protests revealed the deep-rooted identity issues of China that have the potential to destabilise not only Hong Kong but also other regions of the country, despite the highly centralised political structure.