From Colluding With Hitler Against the USSR to an Anti-Hitler Coalition
History

From Colluding With Hitler Against the USSR to an Anti-Hitler Coalition

“That the Russian armies should stand on this line was clearly necessary for the safety of Russia” On the eve of the Second World War, 21 August 1939, Soviet–Anglo–Franco negotiations in Moscow on a military convention were cut short due to the unwillingness of London (then Paris, following in its wake) “to enter into any…

Zionism and Israel
Opinion

Zionism and Israel

The term Zionism is derived from the word Zion that in the Hebrew language and cultural-historical tradition of the Jews refers to the citadel (acropolis) of the city of Jerusalem but as well as to the Kingdom of Heaven. From the matter of politics, Zionism refers to the political-national movement of the European Jews in…

What’s Really Behind Estonia’s ‘Border Dispute’ With Russia?
Opinion

What’s Really Behind Estonia’s ‘Border Dispute’ With Russia?

The tiny Baltic nation of Estonia is attempting to revive a so-called “border dispute” with Russia in order to position itself as one of NATO’s “frontline states” against the Eurasian Great Power, which Tallinn expects will result in more military support from the bloc that its ruling party could then leverage for domestic political purposes,…