The Putin’s Ukrainian puppet and the Yanukovych corruption era

Fled President Viktor Yanukovych is currently in Minsk, Russia is preparing him for a special operation to try to declare him as “President of Ukraine”, according to Ukrainian intelligence (Wednesday, March 3rd, 2022). On June 9, 2005, Paul Manafort wrote a memo to an important client, Ukraine’s reportedly richest man Rinat Akhmetov. Manafort, the American…

Is Putin’s Russia Fascist?

A growing number of Russian analysts, in Russia and abroad, have taken to calling Vladimir Putin’s regime “fascist.” And they don’t use the term casually or as a form of opprobrium. They mean that Putin’s Russia genuinely resembles Mussolini’s Italy or Hitler’s Germany. One of the most recent examples was Mikhail Iampolski. According to the Russian-born…

Myanmar’s Complex Transformation by HE Thein Sein

HE Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, speaking on Chatham House in London.
He’s speaking on the changes taking place in Myanmar under his leadership and the opportunities and challenges ahead…