Category Archives: Geopolitics

Russian FSB threatening Finnish activist

According to Finland’s largest newspaper, the Helsingin Sanomat, Finnish activist Mikael Storsjö is being spied on and even threatened by the Russian intelligence service FSB. The rather long article which is available online, describes how Storsjö’s online activism in favor of Chechnyan insurgents provoked the Kremlin’s reactions. Storsjö’s “experience” with the FSB started when he … Continue reading Russian FSB threatening Finnish activist

“Battle break” in Ukraine

While media has become less interested in the conflict in Ukraine in the general belief that the recent ceasefire is holding, the situation in eastern Ukraine actually remains critical. Both sides claim to withdraw their heavy weapons according to the Minsk agreements, but the OSCE can’t – as only neutral observer – confirm those withdrawals … Continue reading “Battle break” in Ukraine

Poland and Lithuania supplied Kiev with weapons

The president of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), Ilkka Kanerva, told a Finnish news paper that Poland and Lithuania already delivered weapons to Kiev. Both countries are NATO members and support the idea of support the Ukrainian government with lethal weapons. Kanerva thus confirms suspicions that some observers already had. The available news article … Continue reading Poland and Lithuania supplied Kiev with weapons

India to pick sides in Ukraine conflict

Today’s guest contribution from Hem Raj Jain deals with Obama’s latest visit in India and what it means for India’s position in the Ukraine conflict and its relationship to Russia. According to Jain, a common Russo-Indian state (described in previous articles) would be beneficial for both sides as he expects the realization of Novorossiya and a … Continue reading India to pick sides in Ukraine conflict

Russia should recognize Novorossiya

Many ways lead to Rome as a common saying goes. Regarding the escalating conflict in Eastern Ukraine which is demanding an increasing tribute of civilian life – as today in Mariupol – also many ways could lead to an end of this vicious circle of violence. Today’s guest contribution from Hem Raj Jain suggests that … Continue reading Russia should recognize Novorossiya