Daily Archive: March 5, 2018

Aftershocks from Putin’s State of the Nation Address: Russia, China, the US and the Return of the ‘Balance of Power’

As the repercussions of President Putin’s State of the Nation address sink in, it is useful to highlight those words in the address which set out Russian thinking on international relations, and which explain Russian actions, including first and foremost the military build up President Putin discussed during the address. Western orthodoxy about Russia – repeated in endless media articles...