‘Samarkand Spirit’ to be Driven by ‘Responsible Powers’ Russia and China

‘Samarkand Spirit’ to be Driven by ‘Responsible Powers’ Russia and China

Amidst serious tremors in the world of geopolitics, it is so fitting that this year’s Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) heads of state summit should have taken place in Samarkand – the ultimate Silk Road crossroads for 2,500 years. When in 329 BC Alexander the Great reached the then Sogdian city of Marakanda, part of the…

Ukraine: Somewhere between Afghanization and Syrianization

Ukraine: Somewhere between Afghanization and Syrianization

One year after the astounding US humiliation in Kabul – and on the verge of another serious comeuppance in Donbass – there is reason to believe Moscow is wary of Washington seeking vengeance: in the form of the ‘Afghanization’ of Ukraine. With no end in sight to western weapons and finance flowing into Kiev, it…

Russia Warned Its SCO Partners About the Ulterior Motives Behind the US’ Central Asian Drills

Russia Warned Its SCO Partners About the Ulterior Motives Behind the US’ Central Asian Drills

The very fact that three of Russia’s CSTO military allies – one of whom Russian National Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev just claimed had survived a US-backed Color Revolution plot – are participating in multilateral military drills in the part of the world that the US-led West misleadingly describes as Moscow’s “sphere of influence” discredits…

Kiev’s Ambassador to Kazakhstan Was Chewed Out By His Hosts for Inciting Ethnic Hatred

Kiev’s Ambassador to Kazakhstan Was Chewed Out By His Hosts for Inciting Ethnic Hatred

Nobody in good conscience could endorse anyone else gleefully talking about committing genocide like Vrublevsky just shamelessly did. If there’s any silver lining to this scandal, however, it’s that it showed just how comfortable that regime’s representatives are talking about the plans that they have for their country’s Russian minority. Ukrainian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Pyotr…

No, Putin Didn’t Just Threaten to Take Over Kazakhstan

No, Putin Didn’t Just Threaten to Take Over Kazakhstan

There’s no factual basis whatsoever at all to that scenario but dishonestly hinting otherwise is meant to artificially manufacture the information warfare narrative that Russia can’t be trusted even by its own mutual defense allies like Kazakhstan. The Telegraph published an inflammatory piece over the weekend headlined “Vladimir Putin’s veiled threat to ex-Soviet states: ‘You’re…

The Kazakh President’s First Trip to Turkey Was Actually Pretty Important

The Kazakh President’s First Trip to Turkey Was Actually Pretty Important

This was a crucial development that the rest of the world should pay more attention to if they want to obtain a better grasp of the global systemic transition to multipolarity. The world has been so focused on the Ukrainian Conflict and attempts to replicate it in East Asia through Taiwan that few noticed that…