Sovereign Economy: Top Events of the Week
Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks at the Kremlin with Vladimir Putin. One of the topics of conversation was the expansion of economic cooperation. The Heads of State agreed on the principles of economic cooperation for the period up to 2030. They decided to strengthen Russia's partnership ...
TOP LEGAL EVENTS OF THE WEEK
The top event of this week was the issuance of an arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin by the International Criminal Court. This decision is a signal to the world community that Russian leadership will be held accountable under international law, which is a major victory for the global justice syste...
France is showing weakness in its relations with Russia
The application of French soft power logic toward the Russian Federation has been ineffective. The fluctuation of the foreign affairs policy line between supplying Ukraine with weapons and statements about the unwillingness to destroy Russia and providing any possible security guarantees for the ...
Anatomy of Propaganda: Top-3 Events for The Week
The information dominance of Vladimir Putin has marked the past week. But if the beginning looked optimistic for him - the President of Russia conducted a tour of military factories and received rapturous applause at a meeting with business. The end of the week appeared tense. The International C...
Sovereign Economy: Main Events of the Week
Vladimir Putin spoke at the meeting of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. He said that the Russian economy is acquiring a fundamentally different quality, the country was able to compensate for the closure of Western markets, and positive trends are gaining strength. Putin's ...
TOP LEGAL EVENTS OF THE WEEK
The world community's indication of its adherence to the principles of justice is the decision of the International Criminal Court to investigate crimes committed by Russian servicemen in Ukraine. Moscow, meanwhile, is developing ways to circumvent sanctions.
The Kremlin refuses to recognize the ...
Hungary is gradually distancing itself from the Kremlin
Although 2022 was representing us Orban-Putin's backdoor agreements, by early 2023, Hungary's leadership was forced to limit its cooperation with Moscow. Throughout the entire past year, the Hungarian government has demonstrated its "special position" in relations with Russia. Although EU coun..._
ANATOMY OF PROPAGANDA: TOP-3 EVENTS OF THE WEEK
Eugene Prigozhin, who is losing his military influence, has de facto started his political career while Victor Medvedchuk again appeared in the Russian information space and propagandists outside focused on discrediting Georgian protests.
Eugene Prigozhin has gone beyond the daily military ...
Consensus analysis (for November 21-26, 2022)
The Kremlin abandoned the president's annual message to the Federal Assembly in favor of "small" speeches.
The main reason can be considered unpopular decisions that the Kremlin was forced to make at the end of the year. One of these solutions is the increase of the Russian army to one and a...
Consensus analysis (for December 05-11, 2022)
Putin is forced to adjust the goals and terms of the "special military operation".
The public change of goals is evidenced by the statements of the Russian president and the shift in the emphasis of propaganda that has emerged in recent weeks. Both of them increasingly emphasize that the p...
Consensus analysis (for November 28-December 04, 2022)
The Kremlin desperately needs military victories of any level to preserve support of the war in Russian society.
In this regard, even a small tactical success is now presented by the Russian media as a great military victory and a harbinger of future major breakthroughs. This emphasis on t...
Consensus analysis (for November 21-27, 2022)
Russia is preparing for another wave of mobilization.
Mobilization has remained the main topic in the media and in Russian domestic discourse over this past week. The peculiarity is that in both national and local media, the topic of partial mobilization is mostly presented in the form of ...