Despite being banned from international competitions, Russia is using football as a strategic way of building economic and diplomatic ties, writes Mark Temnycky.
Despite their leader’s support for Russia, most Belarusians oppose the war with Ukraine, argues Mark Temnycky
By aligning itself with the Kremlin, the Georgian Dream party is at odds with the country’s population who want to move closer to NATO and the EU
New Kremlin purges only cement Russia’s hardline commitment to the disastrous invasion
Mark Temnycky explores the consequences on global food supplies of what appears to be yet another example of the Kremlin’s ecological terrorism
Mark Temnycky looks at the turbulence in Tbilisi, Georgians’ desire to join the EU, and the authoritarian drift of the ruling Dream Party
Though gas prices have fallen they are expected to rise again this Summer, so Europe can waste no more time diversifying its energy market, says Mark Temnycky
With the liberation of Kherson and no ‘red wave’ in the US Congress, Mark Temnycky considers how Russia faces defeats on the ground and a loss of influence