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South Ossetia in Georgia
South Ossetia in Georgia


Russia’s Quiet Annexation Of South Ossetia – Analysis

By Maia Otarashvili* Russia and South Ossetia have ironed out final details of a “Treaty of Alliance and Integration.” The treaty was drafted in December 2014 and on January 31, 2015 Georgian news agencies reported that the leader of South Ossetia, Leonid Tibilov, had sent the finalized document back to Moscow. On February 18th Russia […]

China - Russia flags
China - Russia flags


China And Russia: A Limited Liability Partnership – Analysis

By June Teufel Dreyer Sanctions levied by Western nations against Russia as a result of its actions in Ukraine were already taking a toll on the nation’s economy when a sharp fall in world oil prices sent the ruble into virtual free fall. Capital flight more than doubled from its previous high of $61 billion […]