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Read more at: On Geopolitics Podcast- Ukraine: Is China on Russia's Side? Which Other States Might be?
On Geopolitics Podcast

On Geopolitics Podcast- Ukraine: Is China on Russia's Side? Which Other States Might be?

Professor Bill Hurst explains the complex relationship between Russia and China as China grapples with the consequences of the invasion of Ukraine, it’s wider geopolitical and economic relationships and its aspirations for the future of the international order. Also available to listen and subscribe to on Apple , Spotify...


Read more at: Consequences for the Orthodox who reject the Russkii Mir
Russian orthodox church

Consequences for the Orthodox who reject the Russkii Mir

By Sophia R.C. Johnson When Russia invaded Ukraine in February, much of the religious-cultural analysis of the newly sparked war focused on nationalist ideals within the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC). At the centre is the idea of the Russkii mir (Русский Мир, lit. ‘Russian World’) or Holy Rus, a united transnational...


Read more at: Is it the end of the road for Stormont?
Stormont

Is it the end of the road for Stormont?

By Dr Niamh Gallagher , co-convener of the Cambridge seminar on the future of the island of Ireland Northern Ireland’s political institutions are once again in trouble. In what seems like a semi-permanent state of disarray, the Northern Ireland Executive was plunged back into crisis following the resignation of the DUP...



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Event report: The Baltic contribution to the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991

1 April 2022

By Rt Hon Charles Clarke, Joint Leader of the Baltic Geopolitics Programme


The first major in-person Symposium of the Baltic Geopolitics Programme – The Baltic contribution...

Expansion of the Baltic Geopolitics Network

1 April 2022

By Rt Hon Charles Clarke, Joint Leader of the Baltic Geopolitics Programme

The Baltic Geopolitics Network met in person on March 24th, the day after the successful Symposium. It decided to expand its membership to  include, as well as its founder members (...

Event Report: External influences in the Baltic state-building after the Great War

11 February 2022

The end of the Great War brought about a new era for Europe in many respects, not least for Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia which emerged independent for the very first time. The new states were small and thus found their initial assertions of sovereignty...