Igor Dodon pretends to be at odds with Moldova’s pro-European leaders, but they are allies where it really matters.
András Tóth-Czifra is a political analyst of post-Soviet Europe with a Master's degree in political science and economics from the Corvinus University of Budapest. He is a contributing analyst for Wikistrat, a fellow at the European Stability Initiative in Berlin and blogs about Russian politics at No Yardstick.
The three Baltic republics rely on the NATO security commitment Donald Trump has called into question.
Vladimir Putin’s inner circle is slowly being filled with younger and politically less powerful officials.
Facts are irrelevant, truth is non-existent and semblance and suspicion define the acts of a political community.
Russia’s intervention in Syria is helping nationalist leaders in Europe by making the refugee crisis worse.
The West needs to provide stronger incentives for the creation of strong institutions in Russia’s neighborhood.
As the Russian economy tanks, the wheels are starting to come off Vladimir Putin’s regime.