Could sanctions spur Russia’s ascent to agricultural superpower?

MOSALSK, RUSSIA — The very first thing Alexander Sayapin has to say to a Western journalist who’s made a long trek […]

A Crisis Worse than ISIS? Bank Bail-Ins Begin

By: Ellen_Brown At the end of November, an Italian pensioner hanged himself after his entire €100,000 savings were confiscated in a bank “rescue” […]

Beyond the Greek Impasse

By George Friedman The Greek situation — having perhaps outlived the term “crisis,” now that it has taken so long to […]

Traveling Through Multiple Europes

By Adriano Bosoni, Stratfor, Europe is overcrowded with people and with nations. Six decades ago, the need to suppress the […]

Europe’s Malaise: The New Normal?

By George Friedman, Stratfor, Russia and Ukraine continue to confront each other along their border. Iraq has splintered, leading to […]

Borderlands: Hungary Maneuvers

Geopolitical Weekly By George Friedman I am writing this from Budapest, the city in which I was born. I went to […]

Russia-EU Trade Infographics

Illustration of Economic Interdependence By Pater Tenebrarum, RT and Der Spiegel have recently published a few infographics on trade between […]

Ukraine’s Increasing Polarization and the Western Challenge

By Eugene Chausovsky, Stratfor, Just days before the Ukrainian crisis broke out, I took an overnight train to Kiev from […]

Ukraine Turns From Revolution to Recovery

By George Friedman, Stratfor, The uprising in Kiev has apparently reached its conclusion. President Viktor Yanukovich and the opposition reached […]

Protesters in Lviv Raise the Stakes in Ukraine’s Crisis

From Stratfor, As the standoff in Independence Square continues in Kiev, the western part of Ukraine has added a more […]