In Deep Waters with China and Russia

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Cynthia M. Lardner


The Threat to Global Stability and Security


Geopolitical tensions have risen to a level where another major war or even world war is no longer outside the realm of possibilities. There has been a military build-up by the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China in the South China Sea (SCS), and by Russia in the Baltic and Western European regions.

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Nobody’s Children By Hana Hindráková: A Review


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Valda Organ

Kenya is a country of extreme contrasts: a culturally vibrant land always on the brink of social/political tumult. However, to many western people Africa itself is still shrouded in mystique, a sort of wild place that can never be tamed or fully understood by white culture.

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Exploring the Depth: NATO, EU and the troubled Kiev

A pro-Russian man holds a Russian flag behind an armed servicemen on top of a Russian army vehicle outside a Ukrainian border guard post in the Crimean town of Balaclava



Anant Mishra


2014 saw a political overspill that created chaos in Ukraine and drew the line in the Russian–Western relations, which essentially began in the aftermath of the fall of Berlin in 1989.

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Interview with Olympic Gold Medalist Alexey Voevoda

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Saida Panesh

“I became a good fighter because I follow my intuition.”

Alexey Voevoda is a double gold medalist in the two and four man Bobsleigh events at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, as well as a multiple World Champion in the sport of Arm Wrestling.

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